University of North Texas

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,295
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$13,781
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.84%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
84%
21,514 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
40,953
73.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
57.1%
2,411 Graduates

About

University of North Texas is a higher education institution located in Denton County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of North Texas were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (861 degrees awarded), General Studies (618 degrees), and General Psychology (429 degrees).

In 2020, 10,324 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of North Texas. 58% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,909 degrees), 2.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2300 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Texas is $8,295, which is $−20,334 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Texas is $8,295, which is $−20,334 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,781.

In 2020, 50% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$8,295
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of North Texas was $8,295. The cost of tuition at University of North Texas is $−20,334 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$13,781
2020 Value
1.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of North Texas had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,781. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of North Texas grew by 1.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,147
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of North Texas was of $9,147 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.32% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

50%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

50% of undergraduate students at University of North Texas received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.17% with respect to 2019, when 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.84%
2018 Default Rate
486
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of North Texas was 5.84%, which represents 486 out of the 8321 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of North Texas received 21,514 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.967% annual decline. Out of those 21,514 applicants, 18,067 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84% acceptance rate.

There were 40,953 students enrolled at University of North Texas in 2020, and 70% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of North Texas has an overall enrollment yield of 29.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
18,067
Accepted Out of 21,514

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of North Texas was 84% (18,067 admissions from 21,514 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 73.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −0.967%, while admissions grew by 13%.

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SAT Scores

70%
Submission Percentage
3,674
Scores Submitted

70% of enrolled first-time students at University of North Texas in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of North Texas has a total enrollment of 40,953 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Texas is 30,000 students and the part-time enrollment is 10,953. This means that 73.3% of students enrolled at University of North Texas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of North Texas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.2% White, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, 13% Black or African American, 6.88% Asian, 4.55% Two or More Races, 0.269% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0635% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of North Texas in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (21.6%), followed by White Male (19.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.2%), followed by White Male (17.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of North Texas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40,953 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Texas is 30,000 and the part-time enrollment is 10,953. This means that 73.3% of students enrolled at University of North Texas are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of North Texas was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), University of North Texas had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    17,292
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    10,140
  3. Black or African American
    5,330

The enrolled student population at University of North Texas is 42.2% White, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, 13% Black or African American, 6.88% Asian, 4.55% Two or More Races, 0.269% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0635% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1644 more women than men received degrees from University of North Texas. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of North Texas is white (4,909 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2300 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of North Texas is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (861 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (618 degrees) and General Psychology (429 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of North Texas, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (325 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (995 degrees), and English (335 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Elementary & middle school teachers (236,520 people), Other managers (209,234 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (185,747 people), Postsecondary teachers (166,719 people), and Secondary school teachers (165,156 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Library Science (325 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (995 degrees), English (335 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (840 degrees), and History (174 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Library Science (325 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (995 degrees), English (335 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (840 degrees), and History (174 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Elementary & secondary schools (580,768 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (360,381 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (173,295 people), Legal services (160,315 people), and Computer Systems Design (159,463 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Texas are Library Science (325 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (995 degrees), English (335 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (840 degrees), and History (174 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of North Texas.
Most Common
  1. 861 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 618 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 429 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of North Texas was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 861 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

4,340
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
5,984
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 4,340 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Texas, which is 0.725 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (5,984).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 387 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Texas in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 0.757 times less than the 511 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 511 degrees were awarded to women at University of North Texas in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 1.32 times more than the 387 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 30% of students graduating from University of North Texas completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (76.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of North Texas is Female and Asian (76.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.207% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,909 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,300 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,171 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of North Texas is white (4,909 degrees awarded). There were 2.13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (2300 degrees).

0.833% of degree recipients (86 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,815 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,094 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,397 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of North Texas is white female (2,815 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,094 degrees).

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Operations

University of North Texas has an endowment valued at nearly $224M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $17.5M (7.82%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of North Texas had a total salary expenditure of $791M. University of North Texas employs 327 Professors, 293 Lecturers, and 246 Associate professors. Most academics at University of North Texas are Male Professors (228), Female Lecturers(173), and Male Associate professors (143).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Texas are: Management, with 482 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 456 employees, and Service with 371 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$224M
2020 Endowment
15.3%
growth from 2019

University of North Texas has an endowment valued at about $224M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of North Texas grew 15.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $78M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $21.2M - Federal
  2. $28.3M - State
  3. $677k - Local

As of 2020, University of North Texas received $21.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $28.3M from state grants and contracts, and $677k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$310M
2020 Salaries
2.61%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of North Texas paid a median of $310M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($791M) and a 2.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.66% growth from 2018 and a 6.14% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$104M
Instructional Salaries
1,088
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of North Texas paid a total of $104M to 1,088 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
327 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
482 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of North Texas were Professor with 327 employees; Lecturer with 293 employees; and Lecturer with 246 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Texas were Management with 482 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 456 employees; and Service with 371 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of North Texas was Male Professor with 228 employees, Female Lecturer with 173 employees, and Male Associate professor with 143 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of North Texas.

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