About Dallas

UT Dallas is located in the beautiful suburban Richardson, Texas, a prime location that places us in the second largest state and the fourth largest metropolitan area in the nation.

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is one the nation’s largest urban areas, with shopping, entertainment venues – including five major sports teams – and museums and art galleries. There is an incredible variety of things to see and do within an easy commute to the UT Dallas campus.

Because DFW is one of the nation’s busiest and fastest growing business regions, UT Dallas graduates are highly recruited by leading local and national companies and receive prestigious graduate fellowships, scholarships and advanced research opportunities. UT Dallas’ graduating classes report an approximate 88% rate of employment or continuing education upon graduation. Nearly all of the fortune 500 companies headquartered in the DFW area and many of the 20 Most Profitable Companies reported by Fortune 500 recruit UT Dallas students. Dallas is also home to more than 600 high-tech, biomedical and start-up companies looking for talent and technology.

More resources about the DFW community are available here.