Our Academics are Amazing



The most degree choices in the North Texas region

68 programs in the nation’s Top 100

Tier 1

research university
One of only 115 in the nation

The most in Texas

60 Goldwater Scholars in math, science and engineering

At the forefront of new degrees:

  • Aviation Logistics – The only four-year program in the nation
  • Applied Behavior Analysis – 1st undergraduate program created in the U.S.
  • Digital Retailing – 1st undergraduate program created in the U.S.
  • Emergency Administration and Planning – 1st undergraduate program created in the U.S.
  • Jazz Studies – 1st program created in the U.S.

Recognized for excellence:

  • Environmental Philosophy – Named best in the world
  • Graphic Design – Ranked 1st in the Southwest
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management – Ranked 6th in North America
  • Sociology – Ranked 1st in the state and in the nation

Learn from the best

Our 1,900 faculty members include eight Grammy and Emmy award nominees and winners, two Pulitzer Prize nominees, and four National Academy members. What’s even more impressive than their accolades is how friendly and approachable they are. Stop to talk after class, visit them during office hours or pick their brain over a cup of coffee.

Ruth West working with students

Ruth West
Associate professor and director of xREZ Art + Science Lab

Recognized for: Projects that blend art and science. Her work has been featured in museums and galleries worldwide and in Artweek. She received a grant for the National Endowment for the arts for INSTRUMENT: One Antarctic Night project, an astrophysics display.

Richard DeRosa working with students

Richard DeRosa
Professor and director of jazz composing and arranging

Recognized for: Touring and composing with jazz greats. In 2015, he was nominated for a Grammy Award for his composition Neil, which was performed by the UNT One O’Clock Lab Band.

Jannon Fuchs working with students

Jannon Fuchs
Professor of biological sciences

Recognized for: In-depth mentoring that helps students compete for prestigious scholarships. Her students earn Goldwater Scholarships, advance in the Siemens Competition and have won the Regeneron Science Talent Search.

Professor, outdoors with students

outside the box

Our faculty members are always looking for ways to bring your class material to life. They provide hands-on learning opportunities that take education outside of the classroom and encourage in-depth discussion that allows you to benefit from their exceptional expertise.

Naziba Hossain

“My uncles and cousins all went to UNT and they assured me that the campus is very welcoming when it comes to diversity and culture, which encouraged me to take a leap of faith to come all the way from Bangladesh to Denton. It’s been one of the best decisions in my life.”

Who: Naziba Hossain,
Rehabilitation Studies junior

Global experience: International student from Bangladesh

Be the best

UNT students put their skills to the test in statewide, national and international competitions. Of course, we don’t just compete – we take the lead.

Lone Star Emmy winners - Media Arts students won six categories for their work at ntTV

Retail leaders – Merchandising and Digital Retailing students won 1st place in the National Retail Federation Student Challenge

Logistics winning streak - We won three major competitions for undergraduate logistics students in 2016

NASA Student Launch Rocket Challenge – One of 42 teams nationwide selected to compete

You’ve got this. We’ve got you.

From your first steps on campus to walking across the graduation stage and into your career, UNT gives you the resources you need to succeed.

Class photo during First Flight

Class photo during First Flight

Peer Support: Whether through your orientation or First Flight leader, Resident Assistant or one of our many peer mentors on campus, we’ll help you start your freshman year off right by making friends and finding campus resources.

career resources

Career advisor speaking with students

Interview ready: The Career Center offers resources to help you ace your job interview and provides continued support after graduation.

Health and wellness

Nurse with Scrappy

Health and wellness: On-campus care includes a medical clinic, optical center, dental office and pharmacy.

stress support

Students petting a dog

Adorable stress support: We offer many resources to help you deal with stress, but our four therapy dogs are the cutest. Come visit them at the Counseling and Testing Center.

Tutoring that works for you

Counselor with student

When you need help with a tough class, you can get the academic support you need. Choose from several tutoring formats including: One-on-one, online, drop-in or even group sessions.

Career resources: The Career Connect program provides you real experiences like internships, volunteer work and research projects and gives you the skills you need to get hired.

Conquer your classes: Take advantage of free resources such as the Writing and Math labs to find academic success or visit the Learning Center for mentoring, study skills classes and more.

A world of opportunity

At UNT, we believe in the power of a global education. You can have meaningful study abroad experiences, learn alongside international students and explore new cultures through events and programs.

  • UNT is home to 2,500 international students from 145 countries
  • UNT students can choose from more than 1,500 programs in 90 countries
  • Participate in annual events like the International Flag parade, Global Citizens Month and many others
UNT students at Great Wall
Patrick McBryde

“I spent a week traveling around Italy that was just short of magical. If you’re considering study abroad, don’t overthink it, just go. The only decision you’ll regret is not going.”

Who: Patrick McBryde,
Psychology senior

Global experience: Study abroad trip to Malaga, Spain

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