UNT Dallas

DART rail adds another convenient extension that stretches Blue Line south

Tue, Jul 19, 2016 - 11:53am

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has nailed down a date on the southern extension of the Blue Line that will go to UNT-Dallas.

Called "the South Oak Cliff Blue Line Extension," it will extend the Blue Line south approximately 2.6 miles, from the Ledbetter Station toward the University of North Texas (UNT) Dallas Campus, at the southeast corner of Camp Wisdom Road and University Hills Boulevard.

This will be the southernmost end of the Blue Line, running approximately 3 miles past the current end station at Ledbetter. The extension is scheduled to open on Monday, October 24.

The project includes two...

South African Ambassador, UNT Dallas Discuss Power of Education

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 - 12:41pm

His Excellency Ambassador Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, visited the University of North Texas at Dallas on June 22, 2016 to learn about the university and its mission to empower, transform and strengthen. The Ambassador said he was glad to be on campus as "education is something dear to me personally. In the words of Nelson Mandela, education is the most powerful tool to change the world.”

President Bob Mong received the guests with Dr. Daniel Edelman, CFO and Executive Vice President of Administration and other members of his Cabinet.

H.E. Ambassador Mahlangu was...

High applications to new law school show ‘pent-up demand,’ law dean says; tuition is $14K

Mon, Jul 28, 2014 - 12:25pm

The new University of North Texas Dallas College of Law has no shortage of applicants who want to attend the school, where tuition and fees for an in-state resident cost just $14,540 a year.

The school expected about 350 applicants and got more than 600, the Dallas Morning News reports. About 140 students have enrolled so far.

Former U.S. District Judge Royal Furgeson is founding dean of the law school. He tells the newspaper that the high...

Low cost of new UNT Dallas law school draws high interest

Tue, Jul 22, 2014 - 12:13pm

Around the country, fewer people are applying to law school. Then there’s the UNT Dallas College of Law.

It expected about 350 applications for the inaugural class — and got more than 600.

“‘Holy cow’ was our reaction,” said Royal Furgeson, a retired U.S. district judge and founding dean of the new law campus. “It tells you there’s a pent-up demand for law school here.”

The law school, part of the University of North Texas System, has enrolled about 140 students to date. Classes start in August in the UNT System building across from Main Street Garden in downtown Dallas.

UNT’s new law school has drawn...

UNT Dallas begins fixed-rate tuition plan

Thu, Jul 10, 2014 - 11:41am

The University of North Texas at Dallas has introduced its fixed-rate tuition plan, which will offer incoming students who take a full course load a tuition rate that will last for five years.

For students enrolling in fall 2014, the tuition will be $7,650 a year, regardless of whether they opt into the plan. Whenever the tuition is increased in the future, though, those that opt into the plan will still pay $7,650 for their first five years.

“Our DNA here at UNT Dallas is accessibility, and this is certainly going to make UNT Dallas more affordable and more accessible,” UNT Dallas President Ron Brown said. “Many of...