UNT Overview

About UNT

Founded in 1890, UNT provides a traditional college experience and the quality of a private university at an affordable cost. It has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys® for 19 consecutive years.

UNT is one of the nation's top 50 universities that are increasing the number of degrees awarded to minority students.

Finally, UNT was named a "Best in the West" college by The Princeton Review for six consecutive years.

You’ve invested so much of yourself serving in the military and you’ve had experiences that many of us will never have.

At UNT, we understand. It's our turn to invest in you. We’re committed to providing support and being your green light to academic and personal success for you and your family.

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Find your place

Our university community, located in Denton, is home to 2,500 veterans and their dependents. We are listed as a top military friendly school by G.I. Jobs magazine and rank among schools that are Best for Vets in Texas by Military Times EDGE.

With supportive services designed to help ease your transition to civilian life, to a campus full of activities, entertainment and top-notch academics, UNT is the place for you.

UNT is the largest, most comprehensive university in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, offering 98 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 36 doctoral degree programs. We are among the largest providers of online courses among Texas universities and offer a customizable Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences (BAAS) degree that can give you credit for military training courses and previous college courses you have taken, putting you on the fast track to a bachelor’s degree.

Bringing the world to you

UNT brings renowned personalities to campus for performances and lectures, which complement film and literature series, art exhibitions, dance and theatre productions, cultural celebrations and 1,000 musical concerts each year. Past speakers who have visited UNT include U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, who visited UNT to discuss the missions of the Navy and Marine Corps.

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