University of Texas at Dallas

University of Texas at Dallas

Location
Richardson, Texas, USA

Website
utdallas.edu

Availability
Available University-wide 
UT Dallas charges application and admission fees


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    Founded in 1969, University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) has grown from one building in a field into a top-tier university. UT Dallas is a rising research powerhouse with eight schools and more than 140 academic degrees including top-ranked programs in business, engineering, science, audiology and arts and technology. Times Higher Education ranks UT Dallas as #1 in the nation and #21 in the world among the top 200 universities under 50 years of age.  
     
    The campus is likened to a botanic garden with ample greenery, trees and water features. It is also surrounded buy beautiful and diverse architectural buildings.   
     
    The campus community is enriched by a commitment to the arts, service-learning opportunities and an athletics program with new esports teams. With more than 300 registered student organizations at UT Dallas, it is easy for students to get connected. UT Dallas is also home to over 25 national Greek-letter fraternities and sororities, 13 competitive athletic teams and 27 club sports. The School of Arts and Humanities presents numerous artistic, musical and theatrical events every year. Students balance studies with creative physical activities. The Activity Center features a fully equipped recreational sports facility with racquetball; squash, basketball courts and an indoor swimming pool, UT Dallas students enjoy competitions in water polo, rock climbing and Oozeball, a mud splattered volleyball tournament. 

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    The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is one of America's largest urban areas with shopping, entertainment venues—including five major sports teams—museums and art galleries. Students enrolled at UT Dallas are eligible for free use of the city's bus and light-rail system, which provides convenient access to many exciting venues the area has to offer. Richardson, known as The Telecom Corridor, is home to diverse global technology-based companies. Of the 10 most profitable companies reported by Fortune 500, eight companies or their subsidiaries recruit UT Dallas students.

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    • Cottonwood Park
    • Spring Creek Trail 
    • Dr Pepper StarCentre 
    • Crowley Park 
    • North Texas Automotive Museum 
    • Prairie Creek Park 
    • Richardson Farmers Market 
    • Four Bullets Brewery 
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    The United States of America, commonly known as the United States, US, USA or simply America, is a country in North America. Most of the country is located between Canada and Mexico, but also includes places such as Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The capital is Washington D.C., but the most populous city is New York City.

    At 9.8 million square kilometres, the US is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area, only slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. It is the world's third most populous country, with an estimated population of over 327 million people.

    You're likely already familiar with some aspects of the US such as cross-country road trips, hearty food portions and the massive scale of everything. It is near impossible to run out of things to discover in this country! Every one of the 50 states is incredibly different, so depending where you go within the US you might feel you’re in a different country. This a very diverse nation, as people immigrate from all over the world, bringing in different religions, races, cultural traditions, and political beliefs.

    You can visit one of over 35,000 museums, check out the major cities, visit small towns and farmlands, and explore the massive and beautiful national parks such as Yellowstone and Zion. You could also visit neighbouring Canada or Mexico if you want to travel more. The US is a hub of industry and culture for nearly every aspect of modern life, so having the chance to study here can really expand your networks and open you up to future possibilities abroad.

    Did you know?

    A small community in the Grand Canyon still receives their mail via mule service as motorized delivery is not possible. The service runs six days a week with at least two mule trains daily so that animals and riders don’t have to make the trip down to the village and back without an overnight stop. Believe it or not, scientists at the Utah State University have proven at millimetre scale that the topography of the state of Kansas is actually flatter than a pancake!

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UniSA exchange deadline

August 1st to go on exchange in SP2

January 11th to go on exchange in SP5

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Fall Term (SP5)
September to December

Spring Term (SP2)
January to May


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    Undergraduate

    • Accounting 
    • American Studies 
    • Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication 
    • Business Administration 
    • Child Learning and Development 
    • Computer Science 
    • Criminology 
    • Data Science 
    • Economics 
    • Engineering and specialisations 
    • Finance 
    • Healthcare Management 
    • Human Resource Management 
    • Information Technology and Systems 
    • Interdisciplinary Studies 
    • International Political Economy 
    • Marketing 
    • Political Science 
    • Psychology 
    • Public Affairs and Policy 
    • Sociology 
    • Supply Chain Management 
    • Visual and Performing Arts 

    Postgraduate

    • Accounting 
    • Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication 
    • Business Analytics 
    • Computer Engineering 
    • Computer Science 
    • Economics 
    • Electrical Engineering 
    • Energy Management 
    • Finance 
    • Financial Engineering and Risk Management 
    • Healthcare Leadership and Management 
    • Information Technology and Management 
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship 
    • Interdisciplinary Studies 
    • International Management Studies 
    • International Political Economy 
    • Leadership and Organizational Development 
    • Materials Science and Engineering 
    • Mechanical Engineering 
    • Social Data Analytics and Research 
    • Software Engineering 
    • Supply Chain Management 
    • Systems Engineering and Management 
    • Telecommunications Engineering 

     

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    All students must meet standard exchange selection criteria and any host institution restrictions. 

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    • UniSA academic transcript 
    • Passport 
    • Evidence of English proficiency (if applicable) 
    • Financial documents 
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    Courses at US partner universities are generally valued at 3 credits each. Students are required to undertake a minimum of 12 credits per semester, equal to 13.5 UniSA units. 15 credits are equivalent to 18 UniSA units. 
     
    Therefore we recommend that: 

    • 15 US credits = 5 US courses (@ 3 credits each) is equivalent to 18 UniSA units
    • 12 US credits = 4 US courses (@ 3 credits each) is equivalent to 13.5 UniSA units 
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    UniSA students are exempt from having to provide evidence of English proficiency 

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UT Dallas FACTSHEET

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UniSA exchange deadline

August 1st to go on exchange in SP2

January 11th to go on exchange in SP5

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Weather
Autumn/Winter: 2°c to 25°c
Spring/Summer: 13°c to 32°c

Currency
$ US Dollars

Local language/s
English


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    BigHowdy, a program run by students, community volunteers and local churches, offers free airport pick-up from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) or Dallas Love Field Airport (DAL) for new students (before fall and spring semesters). Visit their website to request pick-up. 

    More information on how to get to the campus can be found here

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    At UT Dallas, you can either apply for on-campus residence halls or furnished on-campus apartments. You will receive instructions once your exchange application has been accepted. Other housing options such as gender inclusive housing, family housing and off-campus housing are also available. Please contact Residential Life to learn about all available housing options.  
     
    More information on accommodation and pricing can be found here.  

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    As an exchange partner with the University of South Australia, you do not have to pay tuition fees to UT Dallas, instead you will pay tuition as you would normally at UniSA. Travel and living expenses are at your own cost. The table below gives an indication of costs you will incur: 

    Items Approximate Cost (AUD)
    Return flights from Adelaide $2600
    UT Dallas Exchange Application Fee (USD$150)  $220 
    UT Dallas International Orientation Fee (USD$50)  $73
    Health Insurance (USD$980 approx.)  $1450 per semester 
    Accommodation   $5565 per semester 
    Meals/Groceries  $400 to $500 per month 
    Transportation    $165 per month
    Entertainment and incidentals including phone, laundry etc.  $300 to $400 per month 

    More information can be found here.

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    UniSA offers a generous travel grant of up to $2500 for a full semester exchange. You may also be eligible to receive an OS-HELP loan of up to $8000. For more information please see funding and scholarships website. 

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    UniSA offers travel insurance as part of your exchange for up to 270 days (can be extended up to 365 days). For more information please see travel insurance website 

    Please click hereto read the travel insurance policy. 

    A list of Frequently Asked Questions can be found here. 

    If you have any further questions about travel insurance, please contact the UniSA Insurance Office on 08 8302 1678. 

    As an exchange student at UT Dallas, you must purchase compulsory additional health insurance. See here for more information. 

UT Dallas FACTSHEET

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UniSA exchange deadline

August 1st to go on exchange in SP2

January 11th to go on exchange in SP5

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Visa information

It is your responsibility to apply for your visa for your overseas study experience. You can refer to the relevant consulate regarding a specific countries visa requirement. UniSA is legally unable to provide visa advise. Please see below links for more information.  
 
Australian Government DFAT brief on United States is available  here.   
   
United States embassy website can be found here.   
  
UT Dallas student visa FAQ is available here

Register your travel

To participate in an exchange experience, you must register your travel with International SOS (iSOS). We will provide instructions on how to do this throughout the process. 
 
UniSA has partnered with iSOS to offer our students medical, safety and security advice, referrals, emotional support and routine and emergency assistance when travelling or living abroad. 
 
For more information please visit the Travel Health and Safety Webpage
 
Before your departure, we strongly encourage you to visit the Smartraveller website. 
 
The website contains important information you need to know about travel documents, up to date travel advisories on destinations you may be travelling to on behalf of the University, travel tips and more. 

UT Dallas FACTSHEET

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UniSA exchange deadline

August 1st to go on exchange in SP2

January 11th to go on exchange in SP5

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No available summer/winter school

UT Dallas is not an exchange partner for Summer/Winter school. 
 
To see other current short-term opportunities, please click here

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