The University of North Texas was founded in 1890 in the beautiful town of Denton. Regarded as one of the ten best college towns in America, Denton is a safe and friendly place with a variety of things to do to keep students busy. For those that enjoy the outdoors there are bike trails, scenic parks, lakes and a nature reserve that can be enjoyed all year round. If nature isn’t really a student’s thing, the busy downtown square in Denton is host to lots of great places to eat, drink and meet new people. Not only is there lots to do at UNT, the university has been named one of America's Best Value College by Forbes. Forbes has also named UNT as one of America’s Top College’s for the last ten years, highlighting the continued excellence in teaching and student experience at the university.
Well known for its warm slogan #YouAreWelcomeHere, the University of North Texas has over 2,500 international students from 145 countries from across the world. With 39,000 students in total, the university has created a diverse environment, which celebrates different cultures and backgrounds. As a Carnegie-ranked tier one research institution, the University of North Texas is one of the largest public research universities in the U.S. The excellent research carried out at North Texas has a number of programs afforded international recognition for excellence. 77 of the academic programs at UNT are ranked among the nation’s top 100.
The university encourages students to explore their creativity both in and outside of the classroom. Faculty members are at the forefront of their fields, so students can be sure to benefit from innovative research and exceptional teaching standards.
UNT is one of the largest, most diverse public universities in Texas, located in the thriving Dallas Fort-Worth metropolis, with an 875 acres, safe, residential campus, in a warm climate. North Texas is home to many of the world’s leading high-tech corporations and research centers.