As one of the nation's 131 top-tier public research universities, we are focused on creating tomorrow’s knowledge. Our students excel as teachers, artists, engineers and everything in between. Together with supportive mentors, they learn in creative environments that combine academic excellence, hands-on experience and thought-provoking research to spark their imaginations and fill their minds. We give students an educational experience that challenges and enriches them, ensuring they have the power to compete with anyone, anywhere.

Enriched Learning

UNT students benefit from a traditional college experience, a nurturing environment, programs that are nationally ranked, dedicated teachers and mentors, and a commitment to excellence, all at an affordable cost.

  • SUPPORT: With student success in mind, UNT's Sage Hall offers a one-stop shop for related undergraduate academic resources such as tutoring and study abroad programs.
  • CONNECTIONS: Employee fairs and networking events are offered through the Career Center, departments or the Alumni Center.

Hands-on Experience

Students work side-by-side with faculty and learn from respected scholars and industry insiders.

  • TOP: UNT's political science program is one of a few NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates political science programs in the nation.
  • 315: UNT is one of the state's top universities for doctoral education, having awarded 315 doctoral degrees last year.


    • INNOVATIVE SCHOLARS: UNT has 1,600 talented faculty members, many of whom are experts in their fields and have earned honors such as Fulbrights, Guggenheim fellowships, National Medal of Arts honors, and Grammy, Emmy and Pulitzer nominations.
    • 6: UNT has two members of the National Academy of Inventors (one of whom is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences), one member of the National Academy of Engineering, one member of the National Academy of Public Administration Fellows, one member of the National Academy of Kinesiology and one member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology.
    • 13: UNT has 13 faculty who have earned National Science Foundation CAREER awards.
    • ACCELERATED LEARNING: Our Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science — the nation's first residential program for gifted high schoolers to take research-oriented college classes while earning a diploma — is a pipeline for STEM education.

Career Minded

With 244 degree programs, UNT is the path to any career choice. UNT’s programs give students the knowledge, skills and tools to excel and stand out in the workplace.
Education Leaders
TOP: UNT is one of Texas' top producers of students taking and passing the state certification exam.

EXPERIENCED: Students who are aspiring teachers are placed in 200 schools in North Texas for two semesters of student teaching — more than twice the field experience of most university programs.
Business Savvy
TOP 20: UNT’s logistics program is ranked 20th among supply chain programs in North America by Gartner Research and is a Lockheed Martin corporate program.

TOP 25: UNT’s online M.B.A. program is ranked 23rd in the U.S. by The Princeton Review. The program also is recognized repeatedly as a Best Buy.
A Way with Words
ONLY: UNT offers the only nationally accredited professional journalism master’s program in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and New Mexico and is one of only three universities in Texas to offer a Ph.D. with a focus in creative writing.
Information Management
TOP 25: U.S. News & World Report ranks UNT's medical librarianship — or health informatics — graduate program 7th nationally, its school library media graduate program 10th nationally and its library and information sciences graduate program 20th nationally.
City Government
TOP 13: U.S. News & World Report ranks UNT’s city management and urban policy master's program 13th nationally.

MOST: More top-level city executives in Texas hold a master’s degree from UNT than any other university.
Commerce and Hospitality
FIRST: UNT's Global Digital Retailing Research Center is the nation's first center to focus on digital retail research and talent development, where faculty and industry partner to analyze trends and consumer behavior and advance the industry.

FIRST: UNT offers the first bachelor's degrees in digital retailing and in consumer experience management in the U.S., the first 100-percent online master's degree in merchandising, the first master's program in international sustainable tourism in the U.S. and the first accredited hospitality management program in the U.S.