Named after one of our early benefactors, the Constantin College of Liberal Arts offers
undergraduate degrees in the arts, humanities, liberal arts and sciences. It is the
largest college at UD, featuring 30 majors and nearly as many undergraduate concentrations.
Established in 1966 as the Graduate School of Management (GSM), the college of business
was created in 2003 from the merger of the former GSM and the growing undergraduate
business program. The college was renamed in 2013 to the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College
of Business. It has been accredited by the AACSB and has been designated as a Center of Academic Excellence by the National Security
Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security for Cybersecurity. The college
offers Doctor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration and Master
of Science degrees in accounting, business analytics, cybersecurity, finance, information
& technology management and a Bachelor of Arts in business degree.
Established in 1966 with a grant from the Blakley-Braniff Foundation, the Braniff
Graduate School offers graduate degrees in American studies, classics, classical education,
English and literature, fine arts, humanities, leadership philosophy, politics, psychology
and theology. It also offers the Catholic Teacher Certificate, certifying distinctive
preparation for teaching in Catholic schools, and is home to the Institute of Philosophic
Studies, the doctoral-degree-granting entity of the University of Dallas Braniff Graduate
The Neuhoff School of Ministry is the graduate school of theological studies and pastoral
ministry at the University of Dallas, offering master’s degrees in theological studies,
pastoral ministry and catechetical ministry. In addition, the school offers a wide
range of continuing education programs for adults interested in in-depth exploration
of their faith as well as deacon formation programs in both English and Spanish. The
Neuhoff School of Ministry also hosts the annual Dallas Ministry Conference, an event
attended by thousands of ordained and lay people from around the world.
When it came time for Ana Henriquez, BA '20 and Class of 2020 valedictorian, to pick a college, she knew she wanted a small, Catholic, liberal arts university that offered both biology and Latin. That sounds like UD in a nutshell, and she thought so too. In the spring of her senior year of high school at The Atonement Academy in San Antonio, as she approached UD's campus for her last visit, she knew she would spend the next four years there and shouted to her mom, "Look, that's my tower! That's my home!"
Given his strong UD legacy, Bill Bennett, BS '20, was practically destined to attend the University of Dallas. Stories about UD's Rome Program and rugby were essential aspects of Bennett's childhood given that both of his parents, as well as many extended relatives, are UD alumni. But while UD was in his blood, he ultimately chose UD because he wanted both a liberal arts education and a degree in physics, and he knew UD was the best place to combine the two.
It is not uncommon for the University of Dallas (UD) and the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) to get confused, and Adella Klinte, BA '20, was unfortunately subject to that confusion. When she applied to UD, Klinte thought she was applying to UTD. Crazy though it may seem, Klinte thinks it was God's plan all along.