UNT Academics
UNT is listed as a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review. We lead Texas in the number of students selected as Goldwater Scholars in math and science. UNT’s choices are comprehensive so you can find what you want to study.

  • 101 bachelor’s
  • 82 master’s
  • 38 doctoral degree programs

There are 12 colleges and schools, containing programs that are nationally ranked and recognized.

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Information
  • College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
  • College of Music
  • College of Public Affairs and Community Service
  • College of Visual Arts and Design
  • Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism
  • Honors College
  • Toulouse Graduate School

FACULTY
UNT professors are friendly, personable and willing to help, and widely recognized in their fields of study. You’ll learn from the best!

Communication Design professor, Michael Gibson, discussing design options with student

Kimi King, Political Science professor, is the award-winning sponsor of UNT’s Moot Court team, ranked No. 1 in Texas. She also is consistently a favorite with UNT students.

Professor Kimi King lecturing in class

Harrell Gill King, renowned forensic anthropologist, helped identify World Trade Center and Hurricane Katrina victims. UNT’s forensic science program is the only accredited undergraduate program in Texas and one of only 25 in the nation.

Professor Harrell Gill King studying X-ray images in the lab

Nada Shabout, Art History professor, is a leading expert on contemporary Iraqi art and has been researching artwork missing from the bomb-damaged Iraqi Museum of Modern Art.

Art History professor, Nada Shabout, in the Cora Stafford Gallery in UNT's Art building

Steve Wiest, director of UNT's world-famous One O'Clock Lab Band, has been nominated for two Grammys and was a featured trombonist for jazz legend Maynard Ferguson's band. UNT's Jazz Studies program was the first of its kind in the nation. Members of the One O'Clock Lab Band have been nominated for six Grammys.

Director, Steve Wiest, leading UNT's One O'Clock Lab Band in rehearsal

UNT’s Distinguished Lecture Series brings world-class speakers and artists to campus. Oscar-nominated writer, Guillermo Arriaga, is UNT's Artist-in-Residence

Artist-in-Residence, Guillermo Arriaga, giving a lecture at UNT

FACILITIES
Higher education is much more than just classroom study, it’s the kind of real-world experience that makes you more attractive to potential employers. UNT provides a high-quality experience, so you can learn in all kinds of environments and participate in the process of discovery.

professor and student outside with a laptop studying weather data students in hardhats sitting around a table in a UNT engineering lab studying construction notes for a house two students in a materials science lab

In the Simulated Emergency Operations Center, students respond to different scenarios using the same software used by federal agencies. UNT was the first in the U.S. to offer an emergency administration and planning program.

male and female student looking at hurricane tracking data on a computer screen

UNT's Center for Play Therapy is the world’s largest play therapy training facility and provides students the opportunity to help young children using theraputic play.

two women sitting on with a small boy looking at children's books

The Club at Gateway Center is a showcase restaurant where students learn to run a successful dining business.

four cooks in a large restaurant kitchen preparing food

UNT is committed to new research. We’re investing $25 million to address today’s most pressing research needs and securing a collection of high-tech equipment you won’t find at any other university.

male student using UNT's electron microscope

UNT’s new undergraduate research initiative lets undergrad students participate in research at a level once reserved only for graduate students. Check out some of our undergrads who are working to solve real-world problems.

Jeff Helstad is an Engineering student researching new materials that will increase the lifespan of U.S. military aircraft. He was awarded a $25,000 scholarship from the Department of Defense.

Engineering student, Jeff Helstad, in the materials science lab

Marcelo A. Ostria, President of the UNICEF organization on campus, analyzed the impact of U.S. activism in Latin America with a research grant from the National Science Foundation.

President of the UNT's UNICEF organization, Marcelo Ostria, standing with two other gentlemen in front of international flags

UNT’s Discovery Park is a nearly 290-acre research facility in north Denton. It houses the:

  • College of Engineering
  • College of Information
  • Center for Advanced Research and Technology
arial view of UNT's Discovery Park

UNT’s newest building projects meet the highest green building standards.

artist's rendition of UNT's forthcoming Business Leadership building artist's rendition of UNT's forthcoming Life Sciences building artist's rendition of UNT's forthcoming football stadium at Mean Green Village

RESOURCES
UNT provides a range of resources and programs to help you succeed academically, see the world, and give back to your community.

Center for Global Learning and Experience
Choose your destination, plan your journey, then go experience the world.

students standing together in Napal, India with towering mountains in the background

Volunteerism
Lots of programs have community involvement elements so you can give back to the public while you gain experience.

UNT football player visiting with a group of young children

UNT provides free tutors and workshops on a variety of topics to help you succeed;

a student getting help from a grad student at Discovery Park

five libraries including a collection of rare books;

UNT's rare book collection

veterans services and opportunities that go beyond the classroom and your military benefits to help you reach your educational goals;

veteran students sharing conversation in UNT's Veteran's Service Center

and more computers per student than any other public university in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

students working a large computer lab located in UNT's College of Visual Arts and Design

About 75 percent of UNT students receive financial aid and scholarships totalling $350 million annually. This includes more than $45 million in scholarships. UNT has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys® for 21 consecutive years. UNT's Emerald Eagle Scholars program helps academically talented Texas students with limited financial resources.

an Emerald Eagle graduate a student shaking the hand of a professor during a graduation ceremony

After you earn your degree, UNT has even more resources to help you start your career. The Career Center staff will guide you as you search for a job. 97% of UNT graduates are currently employed or are attending a professional or graduate school.

a student getting help from the staff at UNT's Career Center

There is a lot more we’d like to show you. Come for a visit at tours.unt.edu/.