“Momentum is a powerful thing and we have plenty of it at the University of North Texas. Located in the heart of one of America’s fastest growing markets, we offer world-class academic programs to a large and diverse student population. UNT attracts renown faculty, is a proud Carnegie R1 institution and boasts championship athletic programs. The trajectory of our university has never been more promising.”
“The last five years have been transformational for the UNT athletic programs. Our administration and donors have stepped up and given us the resources and support we need to compete at the highest level. Our coaches and student-athletes have responded with record-breaking totals for wins and unprecedented academic success. We have strong leadership alignment across all levels of our university, and our people are invested in doing whatever it takes to elevate our programs. I believe we are poised to take the next step, and it is an exciting time to be associated with the Mean Green.”
By any metric, the University of North Texas is ascending to new heights. With nearly 41,000 students enrolled in 239 degree programs, UNT has emerged as one of the nation’s largest public research universities. Our campus is located in middle of one of the country’s fastest growing markets and our global alumni network now boasts more than 461,000 members.
UNT is one of the nation’s most diverse universities in the country, with 9,800 Hispanic and 5,700 African American students. We are proud of our status as a Minority-Serving and Hispanic-Serving Institution and are equipped to serve the educational needs of a global student population that is rapidly becoming more diverse.
Ranked a Tier One research university by the Carnegie Classification, we offer 88 academic programs ranked among the nation’s Top 100. UNT leads Texas universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars in math, science and engineering, with 66 named since 1996.
Over the last four years our teams have combined to post the four highest winning percentages in the past 40 years. In 2021 alone, we earned conference championships in softball, women’s golf and men’s basketball. Additionally, our student-athletes posted a perfect Academic Performance Rate in five sports and achieved a record Graduation Success Rate of 86%.
What we have accomplished is nothing compared to where we are headed. With clear vision, strong resources and unified leadership, UNT is poised to take its next step as a premiere research institution serving NorthTexas and the world.
In August 2017, UNT announced the Mean Green Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan is built around the mission statement of Building Champions and Preparing Leaders through the pursuit of perfection in academics, athletics, and life. Four years later and UNT has made remarkable progress, passing the 80% benchmark on its cumulative goals.
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In October 2018 UNT unveiled the Light the Tower Master Plan. A bold, ambitious project that will span 20 years, spawn new game and practice venues, dramatically upgrade support for student-athletes and build the athletics program to new heights.