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4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience here at UTD. The professors really are interested in teaching, and I have learned so much during my time.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: UTD doesn't get enough credit; it's a fantastic school and one of the few schools in Texas that offers a bachelors in neuroscience. The only cons are high tuition, lack of parking, and the constant construction. Use RateMyProfessor to research which professors to take for certain classes; there's an 80% chance their profile is on that website. The campus is a decent size; it may take about 10-15 minutes to walk from one end to the other (longboards and bikes permitted). Check it out; it's a great school!

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Overall Experience: The cost of tuition is way too high. UTD keeps building new building and charging the students extra for it even if they did not use the new buildings. Professors are okay, some seem caring while others are not organized. People here are less sociable and only care about studying.

4 people found this useful Report
4 Recent Alumnus

Overall Experience: It is a good school for technology related studies like electrical and computer science. However, one has to do thorough research before taking any course, depending on the profesor taking this course.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Junior

Overall Experience: My school have various activities to keep students constantly engage in college life. In terms of Education the tutoring center and teachers are always available too help students.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: There is virtually no Greek like or much of a sports following, however; all the teachers are amazing. I have learned so much from the teaching staff, which is why I have decided to go back for Graduate School.

4 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: UT Dallas is a great school. The professors are wonderful and really help students out on an individual level. The opportunities at this university are countless, and I would never imagine going anywhere else. It's just an overall amazing atmosphere.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Some of the best professors in the United States.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Many people rent rooms to students in homes. May or may not be furnished and prices vary.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: At least there is a shuttle to and from off campus housing therefore a car is not needed

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Junior

Party Scene: This is mostly a study school not a party school

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There are student discounts however it is difficult to know which restaurant accepts them

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Campus Food: Could possibly have a more variety of restaurants around on campus

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Scholarships: Financial aid is what I needed!

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Campus Housing: When living in dorms the meal plan has to be dormitory food. Otherwise the dorms/apartments are clean. Atmosphere is pretty nice due to its proximity to classes.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Neutral review, don't have any experience with off-campus housing

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: Didn't go to many parties to really make a good recommendation

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Went out mostly for fast food late nights. But i know there's a good variety of different types of food around

4 College Freshman

Administration: I didn't have to much problems with authority, but I can say they are little more strict than other colleges

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I did not receive financial aid, but the fault is my part. The process I imagine would have gone smoothly

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Dining hall food is ok, but the outside places are better quality

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I enjoyed living on campus, people and staff are friendly

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: You mainly have to pay for most parties

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Many options to choose from but you need transportation to get there.

4 College Freshman

Administration: The main good thing about UTD is the academic environment it has to offer.

1 person found this useful Report
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Fourth floor library at UTD
Fourth floor library at UTD
Fourth floor library at UTD Fourth floor library at UTD This is the fourth floor of the library at UTD. There are a multitude of tables for quiet study, which are surrounded by a plethora of bookshelves for your study convenience.
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UT Dallas isn't all about academics: Its coursework isn't the heaviest of the region; professors are lenient on students at times; and there are few reasons to pull more than three all-nighters a semester. Neither is it a party school where the frats rule campus, nor an athlete's school of big games or a cultural center of arts and literature. It is a little bit of everything. In fact, UTD is so hard to define that many students struggle at first to identify with it. They once dreamed of the Ivies, Rice, or UT Austin, then either failed or could not afford the education, and "ended up" at UTD. And yet, a vast majority of students say they would still choose UTD were they to do it again—more than 80 percent returns every year. Strange as it seems, the mysterious appeal that is UT Dallas eventually touches students' hearts and souls.

If one takes some time to think about it, UT Dallas has always been amazing, if not extraordinary, throughout its history. The face of the campus changes constantly, with new buildings, renovations, and expansions, many of which are fueled by student activities. After all, the hidden connection that begins to bond UTD students and faculty together probably isn't academic rigor, financial aid, or aesthetic qualities, but a burning aspiration for and determined will to change—for the better, that is. How this journey will end—or whether it will end at all—no one can tell. Nevertheless, at this moment, the belief is strong that UTD, as well as its members, will succeed in its mission to shatter the status quo.

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