The University of Dallas offers a premier liberal arts education built on a legacy
of study and grounded in the pursuit of creativity, ingenuity and new discoveries.
Increasingly, we have been recognized for our strong Catholic identity and our commitment
to the Western intellectual tradition. From our devoted faculty to our focus on providing
the highest quality education to our students, learn more about what sets us apart.
Named among the 2024 Best Colleges, UD ranked No. 4 as a Best Value institution. The university additionally ranked high among the Best Colleges for Veterans, Top Performers on Social Mobility and Best Undergraduate Business Programs in the country.
Named to the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2019, remaining the only Catholic college or university to receive such an honor in the southwestern United States.
The University of Dallas is ranked 78 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 173 among all colleges.
UD was identified as No. 22 of the "46 Best Colleges for Getting Big Merit Scholarships" by Money Magazine. Money declared UD “one of the nation’s top-performing colleges” in its annual ranking of the Best Colleges for Your Money, as well as one of the Best Colleges in the South.
Named one of the "Top 50 Christian Schools" by Study.com. Over 75% of the student population is Catholic, however, students of all denominations are welcome to foster their individual spiritual development and prepare for their spiritual calling in life.
Ranked 67th in the "Top 300 Schools for Women" at the Women's Choice Awards in 2018.
Thanks to a Braniff student, the language of the Gospels comes alive every Monday in Anselm 224.+ Read More
It took the Center for Thomas More Studies 20 years to complete the “Essential Works of Thomas More.” Now, the conference is researching More’s oeuvre piece by piece.+ Read More
All first-year students admitted to the University of Dallas for the fall of 2024 will be eligible to receive a grant if they have siblings in college.+ Read More