Facts at a Glance

A snapshot of the University of Dallas

International Week

UD's Annual International Week

  • A private, Catholic, co-educational, liberal arts university founded in 1956

  • One of only 23 Catholic universities in the nation to earn a Phi Beta Kappa chapter

  • Located in Irving, Texas (population: 232,406), on the northwest boundary of Dallas; 10 miles from DFW International Airport, 10 miles from Dallas Love Field and 15 minutes from downtown Dallas

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

  • Enrollment Fall 2018 - 1,471 undergraduate; 1,071 graduate

  • Undergraduate Students - From 39 states and nine  countries; 27% minority; 78% Catholic

  • Graduate Students - From 45 states and 39 countries; 44% minority; 38% Catholic

  • Academic Profile Freshmen 2018 - Average SAT of 1232    

  • Undergraduate & Graduate Faculty - 140 full-time; approximately 92% hold a doctorate or highest degree in their field

  • Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio - 11:1

  • Average Class Size - 19 in the undergraduate program, 14 in Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business graduate programs, 9 in the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts and 9 in the Neuhoff School of Ministry

  • Degrees Offered - B.A., B.S., M.A., MBA, M.C.S.L., M.C.S.T., M.F.A., M.P.M., M.R.E., M.S., M.T.S., Ph.D., DBA

News

UD in Service: Ph.D. Students Share 'Confessions' in South Irving

UD students not only read St. Augustine's Confessions in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God -- they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.

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How to Build a Shortwave Radio

As you know if you’ve read even some of our first UD Reads book, "All the Light We Cannot See," it’s possible to build a radio from random, scavenged parts, as long as you can find the necessary random, scavenged parts, as Werner does in the book. This is also essentially what Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Physics Jacob Moldenhauer did as well: He scavenged parts from the Physics Department, and built a radio.

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Thomas S. Hibbs Appointed President of University of Dallas

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees announced today that it has unanimously selected Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, to serve as the university's ninth president. The first alumnus of UD to be president, Hibbs has served as dean of the Honors College and distinguished professor of ethics and culture at Baylor University since 2003.

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