SB Hall on the University of Dallas campus, seen with the Braniff Tower in the background.

University of Dallas

Irving, Texas
SB Hall on the University of Dallas campus, seen with the Braniff Tower in the background. credit: Wissembourg
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
1,424 Undergraduates
54% Admissions Rate
City: Midsize
Private
Expensive
Region: South
Division 3
Size: Small
Doctoral
University of Dallas
1845 E Northgate Drive
Irving, Texas
75062-4736
(972) 721-5000
www.udallas.edu/

The University of Dallas, a private, Roman Catholic university in Irving, Texas, is one of the top 145 institutions of higher learning in the United States. It was founded as Holy Trinity College in 1910 by the Western Province of the Congregation of the Mission. Today, it sits on more than 740 acres of land in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, an urban setting. Its motto is “Veritatem, Justitiam Diligite” or “Love Ye Truth and Justice.” The school is known for having a large study abroad program; in 2010, 80 percent of students spent time studying around the world. Notable alumni include Conservative writer L. Brent Bozell III, news anchor John McCaa, actor Peter MacNicol, bishop Daniel E. Flores, writer Jason Henderson, author Patrick Madrid, artist Emily Jacir, actress Lara Grice and Katherine, Crown Princess of Yugoslavia. The school’s colors are navy and white, its mascot is Crusader and its teams are nicknamed the Crusaders. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division III – SCAC. Varsity sports offered by the University of Dallas include men’s baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, track and soccer, and women’s cross country, golf, soccer, softball, lacrosse, volleyball and track.

Location

Irving is a principal city in Dallas County in the U.S. state of Texas and it is also an inner ring suburb of the city of Dallas. According to a 2016 estimate from the United States Census Bureau, the city population was 238,289 making it the thirteenth most populous city in Texas. Irving is part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

65

restaurants score

Students
45%

Men

55%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

90%

Live On Campus

47

New Transfer Students

Admissions
54%

Acceptance Rate

15%

Enrollment Yield

1130-1350

SAT Range

4,645

Applicants in 2020

Costs
$27,450

Typical Cost

$45,160

Average Tuition

100%

Recieve Financial Aid

94%

Have Loans

$16,548

Median Debt

Academics
12 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

15

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

"Business Administration and Management

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Not important

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

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