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An education for today’s challenges built on a classical foundation.

The University of Dallas offers 30 undergraduate majors, more than 20 graduate programs and a wide range of graduate and noncredit certificate programs across four main academic divisions in the arts, humanities, sciences, education, business and nursing.

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While all majors and programs are designed to prepare students to address contemporary challenges within their discipline, our curriculum is based on a core that emphasizes the pursuit of truth and virtue in the classical Western tradition and the importance of academic rigor.

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Sisters Serving UD: Sister Mary Angelica: A Thousandfold Back

It is no surprise that the University of Dallas, chartered by religious women, has had over 50 alumnae who have said “yes” to the call to religious life. In 1952, The Superior of the Western Province of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, Mother Theresa Weber, declared, "We need a Catholic co-educational college in this area!" On May 25, 1955, the Sisters officially received the charter for the University of Dallas. UD's first trustees were all religious women: Mother Theresa Weber, Sister Mildred Manning, Sister Mary Frances Connaughton, Sister Mary Byron, Sister Myrtl Owens and Sister Elizabeth Johnston.

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