University of North Texas

Overview


Acceptance Rate
72%
Acceptance Rate by Gender
Percent of Applicants
SAT Score Range
980 - 1200
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
21 - 26
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Tuition & Fees
$20,504
Average Salary in 10 Years
$49,300

Note: 10 years after enrolling at University of North Texas

University of North Texas is located in Denton, Texas. It is a large public school part of the University of North Texas System system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 31,448 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective as the acceptance rate is 72.4%.

Popular majors include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Visual and Performing Arts, and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. 54% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $39,300.

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About


🗺 1501 W.Chestnut Avenue
Denton, Texas 76203
State Texas
🌐www.unt.edu

Test Score Range


What test scores do you need to get into University of North Texas?
SAT Score Range
980 - 1200
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
21 - 26
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Median SAT Score
1090
Out of 1600
Median ACT Score
24
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown
SAT Total Score Ranges
SAT Critical Reading Score Ranges
SAT Math Score Ranges
ACT Score Breakdown
ACT Total Score Ranges
ACT English Score Ranges
ACT Math Score Ranges

SATs or the ACTs?


Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?
Students Submitting SATs
65%
Students Submitting ACTs
34%

More students take the SATs than the ACTs.

Admissions


University of North Texas has around 18,650 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 37% decide to enroll at University of North Texas. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 18,650 applicants 44% are men and 56% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 127 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 79 men.

University of North Texas's acceptance rate is 72.4%. The acceptance rate for men is 71.1% and the acceptance rate for women is 73.6%.

Applicants


Who applies to University of North Texas?
Number of Applicants
18,650
Number of Applicants per Spot
4
per spot
Male Applicants
44%
Female Applicants
56%

Acceptance Rate


Getting into University of North Texas
University of North Texas Acceptance Rate
72.4%
Getting in
Selective
Male Acceptance Rate
71.1%
Female Acceptance Rate
73.6%

School Popularity


Do Students Want to Go to University of North Texas?
University of North Texas Admissions Yield
37%
of accepted students choose to go to University of North Texas
Male Admissions Yield
38%
Female Admissions Yield
36%

Application


Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
54%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
48%
Women Graduation Rate
59%
Undergrad Graduation Rate
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Cost


Can you afford to attend University of North Texas?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$13,759
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$20,504
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$29,772
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$19,812
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$20,000

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$213
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of University of North Texas would expect to pay over 10 years.
Will you be able to pay off your debt?
55%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

University of North Texas Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
79%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education
Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan
55%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at University of North Texas you can visit financialaid.unt.edu.

University of North Texas Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $29,772
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $19,812
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from University of North Texas?

University of North Texas students, on average, make $49,300 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 6% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from University of North Texas
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Texas. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
5.8%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at University of North Texas.
Median Earnings of Students from University of North Texas
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Texas.
Male Students: Average Earnings from University of North Texas
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Texas.
Female Students: Average Earnings from University of North Texas
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Texas.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at University of North Texas
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at University of North Texas.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend University of North Texas? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.7x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at University of North Texas. Salary is for the number of years after you start at University of North Texas. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.5x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at University of North Texas. Salary is for the number of years after you start at University of North Texas. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
26
students per faculty
Average Professional Salary
$129,096
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-High

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at University of North Texas?
Yes
Highest degree: Doctor's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
82%
Undergrads
31,448
Total Students
38,276
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
18%
Students over 25
15%
Student Median Household Income
$72,891
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
52%
of undergraduates
Men
48%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
About the Same

University of North Texas around the same number of female and male undergrads.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 92 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 108 women.

International Students
4%
of undergraduates
Undergraduate Student Diversity at University of North Texas
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Where are Students from?
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at University of North Texas study?
University of North Texas Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at University of North Texas are:

  1. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  2. Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
  4. Visual and Performing Arts
  5. Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Approximately 56% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at University of North Texas?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
78%
Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate
53%
Students Who Transfer Out of University of North Texas
13%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

University of North Texas has a retention rate of 78% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
4,149
13% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Medium-Low

University of North Texas has around 4,149 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 13% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see University of North Texas as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Denton, Texas


City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000
304
in 2017
Source: FBI
City Rape Rate per 100,000
88
in 2017
Source: FBI

Politics in Texas


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, Texas tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 43% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 52% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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Average Earnings in 10 Years
Return on Education
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