University of North Texas: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS F-9
PO Box 311277
Denton, TX 76203
Tel: (940)565-2000; Admissions: (940)565-3921; Fax: (940)565-2408; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.unt.edu/
Description: State-supported, university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1890. Setting: 744-acre suburban campus with easy access to Dallas-Fort Worth. Endowment: $11.1 million. Research spending 2002-03: $17.6 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $5447 per student. Total enrollment: 31,065. Faculty: 1,573 (905 full-time, 668 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. 10,335 applied, 68% were admitted. 20% from top 10% of their high school class, 50% from top quarter, 87% from top half. 6 National Merit Scholars. Full-time: 18,654 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 5,208 students, 52% women, 48% men. Students come from 53 states and territories, 137 other countries, 3% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 10% Hispanic, 11% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 29% 25 or older, 15% live on campus, 13% transferred in. Retention: 75% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences and history; visual/performing arts. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, freshman honors college, honors program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Naval.
Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, SAT I or ACT. Required for some: essay, 3 recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 6/15. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $40. State resident tuition: $2292 Full-time, $99 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7958 full-time, $335 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1490 full-time, $495.80 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and location. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and location. College room and board: $4885. College room only: $2726. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 254 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 8% of eligible men and 7% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Residence Hall Association, Coalition of Black Student Organizations. Major annual events: Homecoming, Union Day, MLK Candlelight Vigil. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 4,911 college housing spaces available; 4,605 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen given priority for college housing. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Willis Library plus 4 others with 2 million books, 3.2 million microform titles, 12,243 serials, 16,007 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $1.8 million. 2,006 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Community Environment: Denton is a community of approximately 73,050. Texas' largest and most modern airport, Dallas - Fort Worth International, is only a short drive from Denton.
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