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Located in Denton, Texas, University of North Texas is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

$27,946 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
84% Acceptance Rate

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University of North Texas Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UNT.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Best Value Special Education Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Instructional Media Design Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Most Popular Teacher Education Subject Specific Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Most Popular Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of North Texas?


Contact details for UNT are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1501 W.Chestnut Ave., Denton, TX 76203-1277
Phone: 940-565-2000

How Do I Get Into UNT?

You can apply to UNT online at:

Admission Requirements for UNT

Submission Required?
High School GPA considered but not required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UNT?

84% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
70% Submit SAT Scores
UNT has an acceptance rate of 84%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Average Test Scores

About 70% of students accepted to UNT submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 630. Math scores were between 520 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of North Texas  ( 530 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for University of North Texas  ( 520 to 610 )
UNT received ACT scores from 28% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 28. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 27.

ACT English Scores for University of North Texas  ( 20 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for University of North Texas  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of North Texas  ( 20 to 27 )

Can I Afford University of North Texas?

$27,946 Net Price
48% Take Out Loans
7.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UNT is $27,946. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UNT, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $6,089 a year. That adds up to $24,356 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNT is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of North Texas Undergraduate Student Diversity

26,353 Full-Time Undergraduates
54% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 32,814 undergraduate students at UNT, with 26,353 being full-time and 6,461 being part-time.


There are also 8,139 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 26,353 full-time undergraduates at UNT, 46% are male and 54% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of North Texas students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,914
Black or African American 3,763
Hispanic or Latino 7,128
White 10,829
International Students 1,236
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,483

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at University of North Texas. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 121 countries are represented at UNT. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at University of North Texas

5,648 Took All Classes Online
29,658 Took At Least One Class Online
14.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 29,658 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNT has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 5th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of UNT

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of North Texas was $10,544 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $20,504. The following table shows how UNT is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Music Education #27 #27
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration #49 #40

Online Growth Rankings of UNT

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of North Texas was 14.4%. This is the #885 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNT regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of North Texas Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Curriculum & Instruction 0
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0
General Education 0
Educational/Instructional Technology 0
General Special Education 0
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 0
Art Education 0
Computer Teacher Education 0
Music Education 0
Reading Teacher Education 0
Adult & Continuing Education 0
Early Childhood Education 0
Secondary Education 0
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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