About Undergraduate Admission
The University of Texas at Dallas is a comprehensive, state supported institution of higher learning, offering a variety of programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. UT Dallas is committed to providing quality education to a diverse student body and offers programs designed for both full-time and part-time students. The University of Texas at Dallas accepts applications for admission from freshmen and transfer students at all levels for the fall, spring and summer semesters.
The Office of Admission and Enrollment is the gateway to the University for prospective undergraduate students. Professional admission counselors provide information regarding the college selection process through mailings, school visits, college fairs, campus tours, the Internet (www.utdallas.edu/enroll), and a variety of other special events. Campus tours are provided weekdays at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. In addition, The Office of Admission and Enrollment Services provides pre-admission counseling sessions for both freshmen and transfer students regarding eligibility for admission and transferability of coursework.
Admission to UT Dallas is open to all candidates on the basis of academic preparation, ability, and availability of space without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Inquiries regarding the status or details of an application will only be discussed with the applicant or a representative designated by the applicant, such as his or her parent or legal guardian, spouse, or secondary high school counselor. Disclosure of any material in an applicant's file to a third party is prohibited.
Questions related to undergraduate admission should be addressed to:
Office of Admission and Enrollment
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, Texas 75080-3021
Toll Free Telephone: 800-889-2443
The Office of Admission and Enrollment is located in the Student Services Building.
As with all state institutions of higher education, the procedures and criteria for admission used by UT Dallas are effective as of the publication date of this catalog but are subject to change by actions of the Texas Legislature or the Board of Regents.
Applying for Admission
To apply to UT Dallas, all students should submit an application for admission, which is available through Apply Texas. Applicants are required to submit official copies of all past academic transcripts, test scores, and other degree specific documentation by the appropriate application deadlines to be considered for admission to The University of Texas at Dallas.
Official transcripts in envelopes sealed by the issuing institution may be delivered to the Office of Admission and Enrollment, or may be mailed directly from the educational institution. If your documents are issued in your country's official language, you must submit an English translation of your academic documents. The translations must be from either the academic institution or from a certified translation company. All materials submitted towards an application file become the property of the University and will not be returned to the applicant.
Supplemental documents, such as the optional essay or letters of recommendation, may be sent to the Office of Admission and Enrollment by mail. Applicants are limited to three letters of recommendation per application and must provide the official application cover letter to their selected recommenders to be included with the letter of recommendation for it to be considered.