For the 14th consecutive year, UNT was named to the list of America's 100 Best College Buys®. UNT’s cost to in-state students is the lowest among Texas’ three best buy schools.
Most college graduates earn about $1 million more in their lifetime — about $26,000 more per year — than people without a bachelor's degree.
Students can graduate faster and start earning sooner, by taking advantage of UNT's Timely Graduation Tuition Program. The program ensures full-time undergraduates taking 15 hours or more save money and graduate on time.
Aid and scholarships
The University of North Texas makes a first-class education possible for thousands of students each year through its commitment to providing a private school experience at a public school cost and supporting students with considerable undergraduate need-based financial aid programs. UNT annually awards $202 million in financial aid and scholarships to 66 percent of UNT students.
Student employment is available, including more than 3,800 on-campus jobs and many more off campus.
UNT's academic departments offer graduate students more than 1,000 teaching fellowships, teaching assistantships, research assistantships and graduate assistantships each year. Students holding these positions for 20 or more hours per week receive health insurance. To apply, contact your academic department or visit www.gradschool.unt.edu/ all_about_money.htm.
Emerald Eagle Scholars
To ensure the University continues to provide a first-rate education that is both accessible and affordable for all students, President Gretchen M. Bataille launched the Emerald Eagle Scholars program — a student success program that embraces the principles of hard work, creativity and excellence.
UNT’s Emerald Eagle Scholars program is one of about 30 such programs in the nation and is a leading program in Texas.
The program gives academically talented undergraduates who have high financial need the best chance at success. The program is founded on four “philosophical pillars” — financial support, academic success, campus employment and university involvement — that are designed to support students in their quest to earn a bachelor’s degree.
UNT’s Student Money Management Center — one of the first of its kind at an American university — earned a 2007 Gold Excellence Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and a 2007 Star Award from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The center, which helps students become financially literate, offers workshops and resources on money management topics, provides financial counseling consultations for students and administers two loan programs.