The University of Texas at Dallas is a rapidly growing public institution that provides global leadership in innovative research and education. Across eight schools and many centers of excellence, UT Dallas has built on its traditional strengths in the sciences, engineering and business to become one of Texas' leading universities.


UT Dallas is a Tier One research institution recognized as one of the fastest growing public universities in both Texas and the United States. Founded in 1969 by Eugene McDermott, Erik Jonsson and Cecil Green, three of the co-founders of Texas Instruments, UT Dallas has historically provided the North Texas region with interdisciplinary training in STEM fields, educating the next generations of leaders prepared to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing, technology-driven society. In recent years, the University has expanded its areas of expertise to become a destination for the arts, new media and humanities.

Thanks to the University’s foothold at the crossroads of academia and industry, UT Dallas faculty, students and graduates are uniquely positioned to make a difference in society. By applying cutting-edge research developed with the help of world-class resources to today’s most pressing problems, UT Dallas advances effective solutions that redefine disciplines and promote the economic well-being of the region.

The UT Dallas community ranks among the most diverse campuses in nation. By promoting diversity of thought, ethnicity and country of origin, UT Dallas has taken a truly global approach to education that enriches the student experiences and the cultural prosperity of the UTD’s home community.

In partnership with local businesses, nonprofits and government institutions, UT Dallas is able to extend its impact throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area, providing early educational programs to local youth, promoting increased access to higher education through college readiness programs and changing lives through medical research and treatment.

Your Role

Donors, corporate partners and friends of UT Dallas play an integral role in ensuring the continued success of the University’s mission. Through financial support, partnership between your business and UT Dallas’ schools or programs, or your active engagement in our community, you can help enable access to higher education to students from all backgrounds, advance world-changing research and shape a brighter future for all of us.