University Of North Texas

University Of North Texas

The University of North Texas, or UNT, is a public university located in Denton, Texas, United States. It was established in 1890 by Joshua Chilton as the Texas Normal College and Teacher Training Institute. UNT is the flagship of the University of North Texas System. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Law
  • College of Music
  • College of Public Affairs and Community Service
  • College of Visual Arts and Design
  • School of Library and Information Sciences
  • School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
  • Toulouse School of Graduate Studies

UNT competes at the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A) level as a member of the Sun Belt Conference. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Mean Green.

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Contacting University of North Texas

University of North Texas
Chestnut Ave.
Denton , TX 76203-1277
General Phone: (940) 565-2000

University of North Texas Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts2,406linguistics, comparative literature, German language, French language, Spanish language, Latin language, English, English composition, creative writing, ...
Business and Management1,179business, business management, logistics, operations management, electronic commerce, accounting, managerial economics, finance, banking, ...
Education and Teaching468multicultural education, curriculum and instruction, educational administration, educational supervision, higher education administration, elementary/middle school admin, instructional media design, educational statistics, special ed, ...
Media359journalism, broadcast journalism, photojournalism, radio and television, public relations, advertising
Therapy and Counseling354behavioral sciences, psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, experimental psychology, organizational psychology, school psychology, educational psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy322parks and recreation management, health and physical education, vocational counseling, rehabilitation
Music277music, music history and theory, music performance, music theory and composition, musicology, jazz
Family and Social Work253family and consumer science, business and consumer science, family studies, child development, human services, community organization, public administration, social work
Science250biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, botany, microbiology, immunology, animal physiology, ecology, astrophysics, ...
Computer Science and Engineering218computer and info science, information science, computer engineering
Security and Law Enforcement214criminal justice and safety
Fine Arts127fine arts, art history and criticism, painting, sculpture, ceramics, textile arts, metal and jewelry
Medical Support and Technology116health service and sciences, audiology, speech pathology, audiology and speech pathology, cytotechnologist, clinical lab tech
Hospitality112hospitality management
Photography and Commercial Art71commercial art, photography, printmaking
Engineering Technician55engineering technology, architectural engineering tech, electronics tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech, construction engineering tech
Drama and Performing Arts52dance, drama
Art Studies44art studies
Real Estate and Construction Management41real estate
Design39design and visual communication, fashion design
Architecture and Planning36urban planning, interior architecture
Religion and Philosophy30philosophy
Engineering20electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science
Conservation and Resource Management9environmental science
Medical Administration7health care administration, health care facilities management
Science and Laboratory Technician0nuclear tech
Office and Administration0general office occupations

Number of programs and degrees for University of North Texas in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree1,524119
Doctor's degree20059
Bachelor's degree5,183109
Postbaccalaureate certificate20127
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01

University of North Texas Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of North Texas had a total enrollment of 34,710 students (29,723 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 55%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 78%
Graduate 22%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 65%
Black 13%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 19%
20-21 23%
22-24 24%
25-29 14%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)4%

University of North Texas Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 74 %
Part-Time 59 %

University of North Texas Room and Board (2007)

University of North Texas offers campus housing for 5,960 of its 29,723 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Denton, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 21 meals per week.

University of North Texas Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal490600
SAT Math500610
SAT Writing460570
ACT Verbal1925
ACT Math1925
ACT Composite2126

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT86%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT40%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of North Texas Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,467
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,211
Room and board $ 6,026
Books and supplies $ 1,210
Other expenses $ 2,670

Financial Aid:
University of North Texas participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 359400)

University of North Texas Faculty

University of North Texas has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year17$152,4338$129,776
Associate professorcalendar year13$106,1749$99,535
All faculty totalcalendar year30$132,38717$113,766

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year190$103,01835$99,009
Associate professoracademic year151$79,529101$76,679
Assistant professoracademic year132$67,83887$62,602
Instructoracademic year1*0*
Lectureracademic year55$51,28493$45,524
No academic rankacademic year5$59,4271*
All faculty totalacademic year534$81,857317$66,070

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of North Texas Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Sun Belt Conference
Basketball Sun Belt Conference
Track Sun Belt Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports78491

University of North Texas Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Interior Architecture

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
Financial Planning and Services
Human Resources Development
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Labor and Industrial Relations
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Merchandising and Buying Operations
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Special Products Marketing Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Design and Visual Communications, General
Fashion/Apparel Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Computer Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Multicultural Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Materials Science
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development
Community Organization and Advocacy
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Services, General
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Metal and Jewelry Arts

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
American Government and Politics (United States)
American Literature (United States)
Comparative Literature
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Composition
English Language and Literature, General
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
French Language and Literature
General Studies
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Library Science/Librarianship
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Technical and Business Writing

Mathematics, General

Broadcast Journalism
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist


Jazz/Jazz Studies
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Musicology and Ethnomusicology

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Office And Administration
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Religion And Philosophy

Analytical Chemistry
Animal Physiology
Atomic/Molecular Physics
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Inorganic Chemistry
Microbiology, General
Molecular Biology
Nuclear Physics
Optics/Optical Sciences
Organic Chemistry
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Physics, General
Physics, Other

Science And Laboratory Technician
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Educational Psychology
Experimental Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Psychology, General
School Psychology

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checked Option to study abroad
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