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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: 73%
Applicants who took ACT: 57%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 38%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 18%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 56%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 44%
SAT I Math score 700+: 29%
SAT I Math score 600+: 73%
ACT score 24-29: 48%
ACT score 30-36: 39%
ACT score 24+: 87%
Students applied: 12,686
Students admitted: 8,625
Admission rate: 68%
Students per faculty: 23
4-year graduation rate: 51%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 17,350
Full-time enrolled men: 8,147
Full-time enrolled women: 6,176
Part-time enrolled men: 1,769
Part-time enrolled women: 1,258
Freshmen retained: 87%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $12,528
Fees (in state): NA
Tuition (out of state): $34,644
Fees (out of state): NA
Room and board: $11,112
Est. book expense: $1,200
Total cost (in state): $24,840
Total cost (out of state): $46,956
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,721
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$12,946
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,837
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,062
Average debt at graduation: $20,432

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 65%
Average need-based aid: $9,119
Average non-need-based aid: $11,894

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2017 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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