Life on campus
Founded in 1890, the University of North Texas is Dallas-Fort Worth’s largest, most comprehensive university with 36,000 students on its 875 acre campus. As a student-focused public research university, it is the United States’ 25th largest public university, enrolling one of the most diverse student populations in the nation.
The University of North Texas is continually listed by The Princeton Review as a "Best in the West" college and has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys for 19 consecutive years.
Living on UNT Campus
- Founded in 1890 it is now the 25th largest university in the U.S. enrolling 38,000 students across 103 bachelors, 86 masters and 38 doctoral degree programs.
- On campus housing is ideally located a short walking distance from classes and dining halls
- Multiple dining facilities including: Bruce Cafeteria, Kerr Cafeteria, Mean Greens @ Maple, West Cafeteria, and Champs Cafeteria @ Victory. UNT Dining Services has retail options to satisfy every taste, with convenient locations near your class.
- Easy to access Willis library with access to books, public databases, and electronic communication capabilities.
- More than 400 student organizations – There is something for everyone!
- UNT Art Gallery – Featuring artwork from the Lending and Permanent collections at the College of Visual Arts and Design.
- Student Money Management Center – provides personal financial and money management education to students.
- Rec Center – Amenities include: courts for basketball, volleyball & badminton, indoor soccer gymnasium, weight & fitness room, indoor climbing & bouldering wall, lap pool, leisure pool and spa, locker rooms, 1/8 mile track for walking & jogging, 2 aerobic rooms, outdoor lighted sand volleyball court, and outdoor lighted basketball court.
- Easy Access to Transportation
- Campus-wide shuttle service
- E-ride late night transportation service within campus
- Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) Connect is a fixed bus route operating in Denton and Lewisville. UNT students ride “Fare Free” with a valid ID.
- DCTA A-Train connects downtown Denton with Dallas Area Rapid Transit which includes DFW airport.
Take the same classes other college freshmen are taking
- In addition to your supplementary support classes in writing and speaking English, you will take the same classes as other University of North Texas (UNT) students, from the very same UNT faculty, and earn the same amount of college credit (30 credits in one year).
- After successfully completing ONCAMPUS Texas’s first–year experience, you will have earned 30 credits and be on track to earn the 120 credits most schools require to receive a Bachelor’s Degree.
Live on a university campus alongside American students
- Like most college freshmen, you will live in a residence hall (also called a dormitory or “dorm” for short), with other male and female students, that is located right on UNT's campus. This is a mandatory part of ONCAMPUS Texas’s program because residence halls are an ideal place to make friends, socialize, and acclimate to college life in America.
- Coed residence halls, with single gender rooms and shared restroom.
- Residence advisor assigned to each floor for activity coordination and housing support.
- Residence hall director assigned to each residence.
- Meal plan included for use in University of North Texas’s multiple dining facilities.
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Clubs and Organizations
There are over 400 student organizations which host special events, performances, exhibitions and notable guest speakers. Participating in extracurricular activities enriches college life experiences and challenges students to make decisions, solve problems, and achieve personal and professional goals.
Join a group! UNT offers 400!
- Academic and honors associations
- Multicultural and political groups
- Recreational sports teams
- Service and religious/spiritual societies
- School spirit and special interest organizations
- Student daily newspaper, radio station and cable TV stations
Intramural Sports & Sport Clubs
Archery // Badminton // Baseball // Basketball // Bowling // Climbing // Disc // Golf // Didgeball // Equestrian // Fencing // Flag // FootballIce // Hockey // In-line Hockey // Indoor Soccer // Lacrosse // Men's Rugby // Outdoor Soccer // Paintball // Racquetball // Running // Sailing // Sand Volleyball // Soccer // Softball // Swimming // Table Tennis // TennisTriathlon // Ultimate Disc // Volleyball // Wakeboarding // Wrestling