State of the University 2018

University accomplishments, including the largest-ever enrollment of 38,154 students and UNT’s partnership with the city of Frisco to expand higher education opportunities in Collin County, were celebrated by UNT President Neal Smatresk at his 2018 State of the University.

Throughout the hourlong presentation before a crowd of more than 500, Smatresk recognized student, faculty and staff achievements and specifically called on the community to continue to provide a #UNTCares culture that helps students succeed on their journey to graduation and beyond.

Frisco campus announcement

Innovative new partnership leads University of North Texas to build Frisco campus

Unanimous approval of a new ‘public-public’ partnership between the City of Frisco, its Frisco Economic and Community Development Corporations and UNT makes way for what will ultimately be a branch campus to serve at least 5,000 students, providing higher education and research opportunities for future generations.

Innovative. Diverse. One of a kind.

UNT is more than a place. UNT is a state of mind. Here, knowledge grows. Ideas become discoveries. And opportunities are boundless. At UNT you’ll get a great education, surrounded by faculty and students who inspire you and help you succeed.

Let us show you what a Tier One Research University education will do for you.

With 103 bachelor's, 86 master's and 38 doctoral degrees, it's no wonder UNT is the leading university in the North Texas region.

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    How to succeed at UNT - get involved!

    College means new people, new places and new perspectives. Step outside your comfort zone and you can benefit from everything UNT has to offer. Discover the wonderful, the weird and everything in between.

  • Students studying

    How to Succeed at UNT -- show up!

    You can't learn if you don't go to class. Once there, ask questions, participate in discussions and take detailed notes. Being actively involved lets you make the most of your college experience.

  • Student advising

    How to Succeed at UNT -- find support!

    Everyone needs help sometimes and at UNT, there's plenty to go around.

  • Students walking in UNT Library Mall

    Experience UNT firsthand at a Transfer Debut event

    Tour the campus, meet UNT students and learn how your credits will transfer.

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    Use your Winter or Spring Break to do good things

    Alternative Service Breaks let you help others in need while you're away from school. Apply for Winter Break service by Oct. 3.

    Mean Green Winning Machine

    Mean Green Winning Machine

    UNT football starts season 3-0 for first time since 1989 with 44-17 win over SEC's Arkansas.

    Growing enrollment leads to record-setting graduation rates

    Growing enrollment leads to record-setting graduation rates

    This fall, UNT reports an overall headcount of 38,154, and the university awarded 9,465 degrees in the past year.

    UNT introduces bike share program

    UNT introduces bike share program

    The University of North Texas has put the wheels in motion for a new bicycle sharing program.

    UNT honors legendary ‘Mean’ Joe Greene by naming future residence hall after him

    UNT honors legendary ‘Mean’ Joe Greene by naming future residence hall after him

    UNT President Neal Smatresk’s proposal to name the residence hall Joe Greene Hall after the university’s most iconic figure earned the stamp of approval from the UNT System Board of Regents.

    Magazine names UNT Police Chief Ed Reynolds higher education Campus Safety Director of the Year

    Magazine names UNT Police Chief Ed Reynolds higher education Campus Safety Director of the Year

    Campus Safety magazine honors school, university and hospital police chiefs, security directors and emergency managers annually.

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