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University of North Texas Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

The University of North Texas (UNT), with an acceptance rate of 72%, attracts the brightest students, given that 76 National Merit Finalists enrolled in Fall 2018 only. More than 38,000 students enroll with the university.

  • Applicants can apply through the online portal for both UG and PG programs
  • All undergraduate applicants to UNT must submit SAT or ACT scores.
  • International applicants must submit TOEFL/IELTS scores
  • All international transcript evaluations are done by UNT personnel. UNT does not accept transcript evaluation reports prepared by third-party evaluation services.
  • International applicants must complete their visa process in time.
  • Applicants must keep track of their application status.


Application PortalApplyTexas/Common Application
Application Fee85 USD
Payment ModeCredit Card, Money Order, Cheque
GPA Range2.25 GPA
Acceptance Rate72%
Application PortalApplyTexas
Application Fee75 USD
Payment ModeCredit Card, Money Order, Cheque

University of North Texas Admission Deadlines

Please note that departmental or program deadlines may vary for graduate programs. Students are suggested to visit the departments' page before applying.

Undergraduate Application Priority Dates
Fall ApplicationJuly 15
Spring ApplicationNovember 15
Summer 1 (May-June)April 1
Summer 2 (June-July)April 15
Summer 3 (July-August)May 1
Graduate School Application Priority Dates
FallApril 1
SpringOctober 15
SummerJanuary 1

University of North Texas International Admissions

The admissions process for national and international students varies with the documents and language scores that are to be submitted.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Official academic credentials are required from all post-secondary institutions
    • Transcripts of 3 years of secondary school
    • English translations of all documents, if applicable
  • Statement of finances and proof of funding documents.
  • English language proficiency score
  • Submit passport
  • SAT/ACT Scores
  • Department-specific requirements

Language Requirements for International Students

The minimum score requirement is given below:

TOEFL (paper-based)550
TOEFL (internet-based)79
IELTSOverall 6.0 or higher
PTE53 or higher
MELAB80 or higher

Other ways to demonstrate English proficiency:

SAT I (taken prior to March 2016)500 or higher (both Critical Reading & Writing)
SAT I (taken after March 2016)560 or higher (EBRW)
ACT (English Section)21 or higher

Other examinations accepted are AP English Language & Composition Exams, GCE, GCSE, IGCSE, CAE, CPE.

Visa Process for International Students

  • The university issues Form I-20
  • Following documents should be provided for receiving the Form I-20:
    • Copy of passport
    • Proof of financial support
    • Bank statement
    • Sponsor letter, if applicable
  • Complete the I-20 and pay the SEVIS I-901 fee.
  • Apply for the F-1 or J-1 visa. Submit the form and pay the application fee.
  • Schedule and attend the visa interview

University of North Texas Undergraduate Admission

The University of North Texas offers more than undergraduate courses to all the applicants. The basic admission process for all the courses is the same.

Where to Apply: Common Application Portal or Apply Texas

Application Fee: 85 USD

Admission Requirements: Applicants must provide the following documents at the time of admission:

  • High school diploma/transcript
  • SAT/ACT scores
    • SAT code: 6481
    • ACT code: 4136
  • English proficiency test score for international applicants
  • Essay and Letter of Recommendation

University of North TexasGraduate Admissions

Applicants can apply via ApplyTexas. Portal. The course-specific requirements are as follows:

CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MS Computer Engineering Fall: January 15
Spring: October 15
UG in CS or CE, 3.0 GPA,
GRE scores (Verbal 148, Quantitative 155, Analytical Writing 3.5)
TOEFL (iBT) 90+
MS in Engineering Technology Fall: January 15UG with GPA of 3.0,
GRE scores (Quantitative 148+, Verbal 146+, Analytical Writing 3.0),
ABET-accredited degree holders need not have GRE
TOEFL (iBT)-79
IELTS-Overall band 6.5+
MBA Fall: April 1
Summer: January 1
Spring: October 15
3.00 GPA, GMAT: 520 - 550,
GRE score (153 Verbal, 154 Quantitative),
Personal Essay, Resume
TOEFL (iBT)-79
IELTS- 6 or higher scores
MS in Hospitality Management Fall: April 1
Summer: January 1
Spring: October 15
Resume, Professional Essay, 3 LORTOEFL (iBT 79)
MS or MA in Mathematics Fall: April 1
Summer: January 1
Spring: October 15
UG with Mathematics having foundational courses in Differential Equations,
Algebra, and Calculus, GRE
TOEFL (iBT)-79
IELTS- 6 or higher scores
MS in Behavior Analysis Fall: April 1
Summer: January 1
Spring: October 15
GPA of 3.4+, GRE,
Two behavior analysis prerequisite courses,
Reference letters and Statement of interest
TOEFL (iBT)-79
IELTS- 6 or higher scores

The university does not have a selective admissions policy. The admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. It usually takes 2 weeks for processing an application after the documents are received.

Graduate applicants are requested to prepare their application materials at least two months prior to the departmental application date. International applicants may need more time to process documents.

Undergraduate applicants may apply up to a year in advance of their targeted term of enrollment. However, many high school students apply between July and December of their senior year. It is advisable to apply as early as possible so that more scholarship and housing options are available.

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