Institutional Profile

Institutional Profile - Fall 2017

The University of Dallas was established to develop the intellectual and moral values of students, prepare them for life and work, and enable them to be leaders in their communities. A University of Dallas education cultivates in students the love of and desire to pursue wisdom, truth, and virtue. The University's dedicated faculty guide students' character formation with intensive teaching, interactive discourse and critical analysis. The development of the habits of an intellectual and moral life, prepares graduates to seek human excellence, act responsibly, and be ethical leaders in a changing and challenging world.

Founded: 1956

Character: Private, Independent, Catholic, Co-educational, Residential liberal arts university with graduate level professional education.

Locations:  Main campus - Irving, Texas; Learning Facility - Frisco, Texas; International - 12 acre Eugene Constantin Campus, Marino, Italy - outside Rome

Degrees offered: B.A., B.S., M.A., M.S., MBA, MFA, and Ph.D.

Faculty: 159 full-time, 89 part-time

Student-to-faculty ratio 11:1

Campus Enrollment Fall 2017: 2,510

Student demographics:

First-time In College (FTCE) enrollment:   419 
Undergraduate enrollment: 1,450 
Graduate enrollment: 1,060
UD Students come from 48 states.

FTCE Standardized Scores: Average SAT - 1224, Average ACT - 27

Religious Preference:
All students (Catholic) - 61%; Undergraduates (Catholic) - 78%; Graduates (Catholic) - 37%

Financial Aid: Over 95% of undergraduate students have demonstrated financial need.  Over 20% of undergraduates receiving financial aid are minority, first generation or non-traditional students.