University of North Texas
Denton was named the best college town in Texas by Livability.com
Located in Denton and established in 1890, UNT is one of the nation’s largest public research universities with nearly 41,000 students. UNT has fulfilled its mission to lead the way in educating young men and women and create leaders with great vision. Ranked a Tier One research university by the Carnegie Classification, UNT is a catalyst for creativity, fueling progress, innovation and entrepreneurship for the North Texas region and the state.
As the university has grown, so has its reach and impact. UNT graduated 8,500 students last year from its 14 colleges and schools and offers 113 bachelor’s, 94 master’s and 37 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. UNT’s world-class faculty are making breakthroughs every day, and its students and alumni are changing the world around them.