UNT Board of Regents approves medical school collaboration with TCU

Tue, Jul 7, 2015 - 12:43pm

The University of North Texas Board of Regents gave the university the green light Monday to move forward with plans to open a medical school in collaboration with Texas Christian University.

The school will be on the UNT Health Science Center campus in Fort Worth and will offer an allopathic medicine degree, making it the first M.D. school in the city. UNTHSC, which is about four miles from TCU, has had an osteopathic medicine program.


Allen HS and UNT join forces to offer admission program

Wed, Jul 1, 2015 - 5:51am

Allen ISD and the University of North Texas have joined together to offer the “Eagle Advantage” to students at Allen High School. The program offers juniors in the top 20 percent at the end of their fall semester the opportunity to receive guaranteed admission to UNT.

For more information about the program and a link to register, visit the Eagle Advantage website at http://www.unt.edu/eagleadvantage/ Students and parents also may contact the AHS School College and Career Center if they have additional questions at 469-319-6412 or email to ...

GISD, UNT partner for Eagle Advantage program

Tue, May 5, 2015 - 10:08pm

High-achieving juniors in the Gainesville Independent School District are now guaranteed admission to the University of North Texas through UNT’s Eagle Advantage program.

Juniors in Gainesville ISD who rank in the top 20 percent of their class will earn guaranteed admission to UNT. In addition, this year’s Gainesville ISD seniors who rank in the top 20 percent will be grandfathered into the program, receiving automatic admission to UNT. After Fall 2015, guaranteed admission will apply only to juniors.


“Having Gainesville ISD’s top students join UNT’s Eagle Advantage program moves us closer to our goal of...

Universities’ enrollment bumps up a bit

Mon, Feb 9, 2015 - 12:45pm

The University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University are both seeing increased spring enrollment — and students are taking more credit hours.

UNT reported 34,163 students enrolled for classes, an increase of 451 students, or 1.3 percent, over numbers from spring 2014. At TWU’s Denton campus, there was hardly a change with 11,517 students enrolled, compared to 11,507 last spring.

Credit hours at both campuses were also up, showing that students are taking heavier course loads. At UNT, students took more than 388,000 credit hours, up roughly 10,000 hours from last spring. At TWU, there was a 2.2 percent increase...

UNT to offer special tuition rate for Oklahoma residents

Tue, Feb 3, 2015 - 11:48am

Starting in Fall 2015, Oklahoma residents pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the University of North Texas will no longer pay the out-of-state tuition rate.The new Oklahoma Tuition Rate is roughly half the cost of nonresident (out-of-state) tuition at UNT – $5,602.70 for 15 semester credit hours in 2014-15. The nonresident rate, currently paid by Oklahoma residents, is $10,282.70 for 15 semester credit hours. More information can be found at oklahomatuition.unt.edu.“We’re eager to offer our neighbors to the north the opportunity to receive a quality education at a great value,” said UNT President Neal Smatresk. “UNT is only 37 miles...