THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS
The University of Texas at Dallas is the host of the RED-in-Africa Forums in Dallas. It is a nimble high energy and innovative institution. UT Dallas offers top-ranked science, engineering and business programs and have gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths from audiology to arts and technology. UT Dallas’ faculty includes a Nobel laureate, six members of the National Academies and more than 560 tenured and tenure-track professors. It has a modern and very beautiful campus, with more than 27,000 students. UT Dallas is one of the best research institutions in the United States. The university has over 141 degree programs and offers an extended variety of interests for local and international students. The university attracts the brightest minds in science, math and engineering and boasts one of the top business schools in Texas.
- UTD ranks 1st nationally in the number of master’s degrees awarded in computer science.
- UTD ranks 4th in the country in the number of computer science degrees awarded to women.
- UTD was the first university in the U.S. to have an (ABET) accredited bachelor of science degree in telecommunications engineering.
- In fall 2001, UTD became one of only a handful of universities to offer a degree in software engineering.
The vibrant, dynamic and globally connected Dallas-Fort Worth area attracts students and faculty from all over the world to UTD.
Times Higher Education ranks UT Dallas as #1 in the nation and #21 in the world among the top 200 universities under 50 years of age.