About UD

Vision and courage for nearly six decades

Founded in 1956 through a unique partnership between the Diocese of Dallas and a group of dedicated lay people, the University of Dallas is a private, Catholic, co-educational university open to students of all faiths. Offering nearly 30 undergraduate majors, 30 master's programs, 4 doctoral programs and 10 graduate certificate programs, the university provides an academically rigorous environment with a supportive community of faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds.

Student in Rat

UD currently enrolls more than 1,300 undergraduate students and 1,200 graduate students from across the U.S. and the world. The university has been consistently ranked as one of the top regional universities and enjoys a spot in the list of the top 10 Catholic colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report and in the top 15 Catholic colleges nationwide by Forbes.

Our 750-acre main campus is located in Irving, Texas, just minutes away from the exciting shopping, entertainment and cultural destinations of downtown Dallas. On-campus facilities include six residence halls, two dining facilities, a church open to students of all faiths, a world- class research library and a number of recreational facilities. We also boast 14 men's and women's varsity sports teams and are proud members of the NCAA's Division III.

 

News

Rising Senior Presents at George W. Bush Presidential Library

Rising senior Rachel Parkey, BA '17, never imagined how laborious and tedious a task it would be sifting through presidential archives for her internship with the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. She estimates she spent half her semester inside the presidential library researching for her project.

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5 Ways to Prepare for Your Big Interview

Newly minted college graduates are beginning their job hunts; undergrads have already gone home for the summer and are now searching for the perfect summer internship or part-time work. This can only mean one thing--it's interview season!

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Meet the Class of 2020: Legacy Student Carries on the Tradition

Annie Irlbeck, incoming member of the Class of 2020, and her sister Mary were both born in Rome and lived on the Eugene Constantin Campus (affectionately known by many UDers as Due Santi) until she was a year old. Both of her parents worked on the Rome campus; both, as well as four of her aunts and uncles, are UD alumni.

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