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The University of Texas at Dallas Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,523 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 31 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

44% Women
56% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

American Southwest Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $39,440)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $39,075)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 42 - - -
Basketball 17 16 - -
Golf 9 6 - -
Soccer 37 26 - -
Softball - 15 - -
Tennis 10 9 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 9 7 - -
Volleyball - 15 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 18.1%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.0%
Hispanic 12.1%
Non-resident alien 21.1%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 2.0%
Two or more races 3.0%
White/non-Hispanic 38.3%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 2
Drug Law Violation 11
Liquor Law Violation 76
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 15
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Allison from Southlake, TX
  • 4
  • The dorms here are astonishingly good. Everyone gets THEIR OWN ROOM, and the buildings are fairly new (in the case of West, brand new). Everyone gets their own sink, the…

  • Oct-17-2012 Read More
  • Chad from Dallas, TX
  • 4
  • The dormitories were recently constructed and in great condition. Unlike the stereotype surrounding dorm life, UT-Dallas' dorms are quiet and allow you to have your study time without being disrupted.…

  • Nov-11-2012 Read More
  • Nathaniel from Augusta, GA
  • 1
  • Freshmen live in apartment style dorms, 3 bedrooms per apartment, with common areas, that are completely furnished. All non freshmen live in 2 or 4 bedroom apartments, not a dorm, which…

  • Mar-18-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Mary Catherine from Mckinney, TX
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    From what I've seen the Dining Hall used to have a lot more in it? However there is ranges of food including Outtakes (similar to a Panera) a deli, Chick-Fil-A, and a Subway. There is also a restaurant called The Pub

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  • 3
  • Kimberly from Dallas, TX
  • May-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Limited amount of options, they will be adding new foods but so far, subway, chick-fil-A, papa johns, chef's corner (5 options varies on the day). Containers of Teriyaki chicken with rice, sandwiches, salads, sushi, and other small things. The Dining Hall is were most of the students with meal plans go or those who want buffet style. The food there is OK they have variety different types of foods, Chinese, Mexican, Italian, etc. Though the prices have increase and the food there is decent some days they have good food others you wish you had your money's worth. Off campus the food there is good so it makes up for on campus food

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  • 4
  • Allison from Allen, TX
  • Mar-11-2014 I am a current student here

    The Comet Cafe has options like Chick-fil-A, Subway, and Papa John's. There's also sushi and California rolls at Outtakes Grab n' Go. You can eat in the Dining Hall with a meal plan, but if you don't have one it's around $9. The Pub is a pretty nice place to eat on campus and occasionally has live music.

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  • 3
  • Nicole from El Paso, TX
  • Mar-08-2014 I am a past student here

    The union food is mediocre. Only Subway, Chickfila, and Papa Johns. Never ate in the dining hall, however The Pub has good food AND Starbucks!

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  • 3
  • Tyler from Dallas, TX
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    The dining hall seems to be good at the beginning of the semester, and slowly gets worse over time. The food after a while tastes the same, but I guess that is to be expected of cafeteria food. The Comet Cafe has a Papa Johns, Subway, Chick-fil-a. There is also a spot where you can get sushi and other types of salads in between the cafe and dining hall.

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  • 4
  • Juan from Garland, TX
  • Feb-02-2014 I am a current student here

    They have lots of different foods available, from general foods to specific restaurants such as Chick-fil-A, panda express, and others.

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  • 4
  • Devon from Dallas, TX
  • Jan-20-2014 I am a current student here

    They have a chic-fil-a. That's all you ever need. Besides that though, they have a coffee lounge, a Subway (the sandwiches, not the train station!), Chic-Fil-A, and a pizza joint on campus.

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  • 2
  • Scott from Garland, TX
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a past student here

    The food gets repetitive as the cheapest and healthiest option is Subway. Bottled water is expensive

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Kearby from Spring, TX
  • Jul-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Decent Greek life system, but no Greek Row/Greek housing. Not really a ton of options, and the administration seems hell-bent on keeping Greek Life from becoming a large part of the college like it is at other universities. However, they really crack down on hazing, so that's a plus I guess.

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  • 0
  • Tyler from Dallas, TX
  • Feb-18-2014 I am a current student here

    The Greek Life on campus is not bad for the setting. Obviously you won't be getting the same experience as the universities who have houses, but overall it is an enjoyable experience. Many of the campus leaders are involved in greek life, and this is an extremely easy way to meet many new people.

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  • 0
  • Danielle from Cypress, TX
  • Nov-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Don't worry there is greek life here at UTD, so if you're into that kind of thing you can join in on it and you'll find that you'll be busy with all the activities that the greek life groups partake in.

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  • 0
  • Michelle
  • Oct-05-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is definitely growing on campus.

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  • 0
  • Rachna from Cedar Hill, TX
  • Jul-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Although I personally have never entered into the Greek life, a student should at least give it some thought. A common quality of UTD's Greek life is its openness to newcomers and the friendliness of the people. Students are encouraged to join sororities and fraternities, and the student will never be subject to hazing techniques or unusual traditions. The Greek life on campus in general is very pleasing and makes for a positive experience at the university.

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  • 0
  • J Nicole from San Antonio, TX
  • Jul-17-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    To be honest, I didn't pay any attention at all to it. It exists on campus, but it's not really the focus.

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