University of North Texas is the leading university in the North
a premier educational, intellectual, research and cultural resource
for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
serves people in nearly every county in Texas, but it is focused
primarily on serving the residents of the 129 municipalities in
the 12 North Texas counties that comprise the Dallas-Fort Worth
consolidated metropolitan statistical area.
is the state's fourth-largest university and enrolls more students
than any other university in the Metroplex. The university's fall
1999 enrollment of 26,493 students is expected to grow to well beyond
27,000 in fall 2000. Graduate students comprise 25 percent of the
enrollment. UNT's Toulouse School of Graduate Studies is one of
the top three graduate schools in size in Texas and neighboring
offers more undergraduate and graduate degree programs than any
other Metroplex university
96 bachelor's, 126 master's and 47 doctoral degree programs. UNT
also is leading the way among Metroplex universities with more graduate
students enrolled, more distance learning classes and the largest
university library system in the region.
is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of
Teaching as a Doctoral/Research University
Extensive. This classification includes America's outstanding educational
institutions and only five other Texas public universities. All
institutions included in this category award 50 or more doctoral
degrees per year in at least 15 academic disciplines.