Tool | December 2016

Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 77%
Applicants who took ACT: 55%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 38%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 17%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 55%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 49%
SAT I Math score 700+: 27%
SAT I Math score 600+: 76%
ACT score 24-29: 51%
ACT score 30-36: 37%
ACT score 24+: 88%
Students applied: 11,237
Students admitted: 6,909
Admission rate: 61%
Students per faculty: 21
4-year graduation rate: 48%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 15,575
Full-time enrolled men: 7,200
Full-time enrolled women: 5,554
Part-time enrolled men: 1,620
Part-time enrolled women: 1,201
Freshmen retained: 84%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $12,162
Fees (in state): NA
Tuition (out of state): $33,654
Fees (out of state): NA
Room and board: $10,668
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $24,030
Total cost (out of state): $45,522
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,304
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$12,139
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$36,796
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$33,631
Average debt at graduation: $21,174

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 65%
Average need-based aid: $8,726
Average non-need-based aid: $11,891

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

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