The University of North Texas System employs more than 10,000 faculty and staff at four locations in one of the nation’s 10 largest metro areas. The public system is a significant contributor to the cultural and economic ethos of the region and to the State of Texas. Learn about living in Denton, Dallas and Fort Worth.
The UNT System has these components:
University of North Texas – UNT, founded in 1890, is the most comprehensive university in the region. The university offers 100 bachelor’s, 83 master’s and 37 doctoral degrees in 12 colleges and schools, with programs such as music and art, business and entrepreneurship, engineering, science and education. UNT is ranked among the nation’s 115 top-tier research universities, according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education™. Enrollment is about 37,000 students; some 5,000 students graduate annually and more than 100,000 alumni live in the region.
UNT Health Science Center – UNTHSC, founded in 1970, is one of the nation’s premier graduate academic medical centers with five schools that specialize in patient-centered education, research and health care. An MD-degree granting school will open in 2018. The center is nationally recognized for primary care, forensic genetics, aging and Alzheimer’s research and interprofessional education.
UNT Dallas –UNT Dallas, formally established in 2001, has a diverse student population of more than 2,500. The school offers 16 undergraduate and six graduate degree programs in teacher education, business and criminal justice, and similar fields, which cater to regional career opportunities. The university’s philosophy of experiential learning is especially suited to first generation and continuing education students.
UNT Dallas College of Law – The law school seated its first class in 2014. Students, many with established careers in non-legal areas, are attracted by the school’s philosophy of providing real world practice experience.
UNT System Administration – The Office of the Chancellor and executive management for core and shared services such as finance, human resources, legal and compliance, planning and construction, academic affairs and technology comprise system administration. These areas serve operations at all components.