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The University of Texas at Dallas

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Richardson, TX

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Overview

The University of Texas at Dallas / School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences is located in Richardson, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Public Affairs (MPA)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 88
Doctoral Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

398
Applied
190
Accepted
99
Enrolled
48%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework in field
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level coursework in field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

459
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.8%
Black or African American 11.55%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 5.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.05%
Unknown 1.53%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (49%)

Faculty

72
Total faculty
Full-time - 64
Part-time - 8
Male (55)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Criminology, urban and regional development, emergency management, spatial analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,694,976

Location & Contact

Address 800 West Campbell Road
Mailstop GR31
Richardson, TX  75080
United States
Contact Dr. Denis Dean
Dean
Email: denis.dean@utdallas.edu
Phone: 972-883-6852
Fax: 972-883-6297