Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX)

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University of Texas at Dallas is ranked 32 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 199 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 77%
Applicants who took ACT 55%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+17%
600-69938%
600+55%

SAT Math Score

700+27%
600-69949%
600+76%

ACT Score

30-3637%
24-2951%
24+88%

Students applied11,237
Students admitted6,909
Admission rate61%

Students per faculty21

4-year graduation rate48%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$12,162
Fees$0
Room and board$10,668
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$24,030

Cost after need-based aid$15,304
Cost after non-need-based aid$12,139

Average debt at graduation$21,174

Out of State

Tuition$33,654
Fees$0
Room and board$10,668
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$45,522

Cost after need-based aid$36,796
Cost after non-need-based aid$33,631

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$49,700

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met65%
Average need-based aid$8,726
Average non-need-based aid$11,891

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment15,575

Full-Time

Men7,200
Women5,554

Part-Time

Men1,620
Women1,201

Freshmen retained84%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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