As one of the nation's 115 top-tier public research universities, we are focused on creating tomorrow’s knowledge. Our students excel as teachers, artists, engineers and everything in between. They learn in creative environments that combine academic excellence, hands-on experience and thought-provoking research to spark their imaginations and fill their minds. We give students an educational experience that challenges and enriches them, ensuring they have the power to compete with anyone, anywhere.

Enriched Learning

UNT students benefit from a traditional college experience, a nurturing environment, programs that are nationally ranked, dedicated teachers and mentors, and a commitment to excellence all at an affordable cost.

  • SUPPORT: With student success top of mind, UNT's Sage Hall offers a one-stop shop for related undergraduate academic resources such as tutoring and study abroad programs.
  • LEADER: One of the largest providers of online credit courses among Texas public universities, UNT is a leader in high-quality online education.
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Hands-on Experience

Students work side-by-side with faculty and learn from respected scholars and industry insiders.

  • ONLY: UNT's political science program is one of the nation's two NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates political science programs.
  • 270: UNT is one of the state's top universities for doctoral education, having awarded 270 doctoral degrees last year.
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  • INNOVATIVE SCHOLARS: UNT has 1,900 talented faculty members, many who are experts in their fields and have earned honors such as Fulbrights, Guggenheim fellowships, National Medal of Arts honors, and Grammy, Emmy and Pulitzer nominations.
  • 4: UNT has one member of the National Academy of Engineering, one member of the National Academy of Sciences and two members of the National Academy of Inventors.
  • 13: UNT has 13 faculty who have earned National Science Foundation CAREER awards.
  • ACCELERATED LEARNING: Our Texas Academy of Math and Science — the nation's first residential program for gifted high schoolers to take research-oriented college classes while earning a diploma — is a pipeline for STEM education.

Career Minded

With 220 degree programs, UNT is the path to any career choice. UNT’s programs give students the knowledge, skills and tools to excel and stand out in the workplace.

Education Leaders

  • TOP: UNT is one of Texas' top producers of students taking and passing the state certification exam.
  • EXPERIENCED: Students who are aspiring teachers are placed in 200 schools in North Texas for two semesters of student teaching — more than twice the field experience of most university programs.

Business Savvy

  • TOP 6: UNT’s logistics program is ranked 6th among supply chain programs in the U.S. by Gartner Research and is a Lockheed Martin corporate program.
  • TOP 15: U.S. News & World Report ranks UNT’s online M.B.A. program for veterans 13th nationally. The program also is recognized repeatedly as a Best Buy.

A way with words

  • ONLY: UNT offers the only accredited professional journalism master’s program in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico and is one of only three universities in Texas to offer a Ph.D. with a focus in creative writing.

City Government

  • TOP 13: U.S. News & World Report ranks UNT’s city management and urban policy master's program 13th nationally.
  • MOST: More top-level city executives in Texas hold a master’s degree from UNT than any other university.
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Commerce and Hospitality

Information Management

  • TOP 25: U.S. News & World Report ranks UNT's health librarianship — or health informatics — graduate program 6th nationally, its school library media graduate program 8th nationally and its library and information sciences graduate program 21st nationally.