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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, TX)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 84%
Applicants who took ACT: 51%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 41%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 16%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 57%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 46%
SAT I Math score 700+: 29%
SAT I Math score 600+: 75%
ACT score 24-29: 48%
ACT score 30-36: 38%
ACT score 24+: 86%
Students applied: 9,587
Students admitted: 5,938
Admission rate: 62%
Students per faculty: 22
4-year graduation rate: 51%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 14,300
Full-time enrolled men: 6,614
Full-time enrolled women: 5,016
Part-time enrolled men: 1,489
Part-time enrolled women: 1,181
Freshmen retained: 87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,806
Fees (in state): NA
Tuition (out of state): $31,328
Fees (out of state): NA
Room and board: $9,944
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $22,950
Total cost (out of state): $42,472
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$14,358
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$11,137
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$33,880
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$30,659
Average debt at graduation: $19,613

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 64%
Average need-based aid: $8,592
Average non-need-based aid: $11,813

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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