University of Texas - Dallas

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University of Texas - Dallas
Type Public
Established 1969 (1969)
President Richard C. Benson
Provost Hobson Wildentha
Location Richardson, Texas, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Flame orange, eco green, and brilliance white
Nickname Comets

University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas or UTD) is a public research university in the University of Texas System, located in Richardson, Texas, United States. The university is divided into eight schools offering nearly 140 different academic programs.[1] UTD is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] The university enrolled more than 24,500 students, and it ranked 146 among all national universities and 74 among "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
36 credit hours, completed in roughly two years
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Fast Facts". University of Texas at Dallas. Retrieved 09 December 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 09 December 2016. 
  3. "University of Texas--Dallas". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 09 December 2016.