Facts at a Glance

A snapshot of the University of Dallas

International Week

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  • A private, Catholic, co-educational, liberal arts university founded in 1956

  • One of only 23 Catholic universities in the nation to earn a Phi Beta Kappa chapter

  • Located in Irving, Texas (population: 232,406), on the northwest boundary of Dallas; 10 miles from DFW International Airport, 10 miles from Dallas Love Field and 15 minutes from downtown Dallas

  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, American Academy for Liberal Education and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

  • Enrollment Fall 2017 - 1,450 undergraduate; 1,060 graduate

  • Undergraduate Students - From 39 states and nine  countries; 27% minority; 78% Catholic

  • Graduate Students - From 30 states and 43 countries; 39% minority; 37% Catholic

  • Academic Profile Freshmen 2017 - Average SAT of 1260 (upper 83% nationally)   

  • Undergraduate & Graduate Faculty - 140 full-time; approximately 83% hold a doctorate or highest degree in their field

  • Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio - 10:1

  • Average Class Size - 16 in the undergraduate program, 17 in Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business graduate programs, 6 in the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts and 7 in the Neuhoff School of Ministry

  • Degrees Offered - B.A., B.S., M.A., M.B.A., M.C.S.L., M.C.S.T., M.F.A., M.P.M., M.R.E., M.S., M.T.S., Ph.D., D.B.A.

News

Dignifying Humanity

Standing on the edge of border America, Diocese of El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz, BA '76, serves a role of vital importance as the pastor of a community divided by the United States-Mexico border. "Recently we have witnessed indefensible, hateful words toward our neighbors in Mexico, the demonization of migrants, and destructive language about our border," Seitz wrote in his July pastoral letter titled "Sorrow and Mourning Flee Away," earning him national attention amid significant upheaval of immigration rights.

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The Rome Experience: Tracing Western Civilization

During this semester's trip to Greece, UD's Romers toured the ruins of one of history's most famous military engagements -- the Battle of Marathon -- dating back to 490 B.C. The trip marked the first visit to Marathon in decades for the Rome Program. "Our visit there was long overdue," said Peter Hatlie, vice president, dean, director, and professor of classics on the Rome campus.

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