About University of Dallas
The University of Dallas is a Catholic, co-educational university located in Irving, Texas, a city of 150,000 residents on the northwest boundary of the city of Dallas. In the center of the Metroplex, the campusis 10 miles from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, 15 minutes from downtown Dallas and 40 minutes from Fort Worth.
Since it was founded in 1956, the University of Dallas has been consistently ranked as one of the top liberal arts universities in America. It is one of only eight in Texas to receive Phi Beta Kappa status, and is one of 124 schools nationwide recognized for stressing character development among students.
The University offers undergraduate degree programs through the Constantin College of Liberal Arts, undergraduate and graduate degrees in business from the College of Business, doctorate and master's programs in the humanities through the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts, and certificate and master's programs through the School of Ministry. Whatever the program, the University of Dallas offers a superior education in an active, stimulating intellectual environment.
The University of Dallas aspires to be recognized regionally and nationally as a premier Catholic, liberal arts school and a first-choice institution for practice-oriented, professional business education.
The University of Dallas is a Catholic institution that seeks to educate its students to develop the intellectual and moral virtues, to prepare themselves for life and work, and to become leaders in the community. Through intensive teaching, interactive discourse, and critical analysis, the university pursues truth, virtue, and wisdom in the liberal arts and professional studies.
Our Core Values
* The University of Dallas is committed to the study and development of the western tradition of liberal education, and the Catholic intellectual tradition.
* The University of Dallas understands human nature to be spiritual and physical, rational and free. It is guided by principles of learning that acknowledge transcendent standards of truth and excellence that are themselves objects of inquiry and research.
* The University of Dallas is open to faculty and students of all faiths, and it supports their academic and religious freedom without discrimination.
* The University of Dallas seeks to maintain the dialogue of faith and reason, while assuring the proper autonomy of each of the arts, sciences, and professions.
* The University of Dallas promotes professional and graduate education that shares a common spirit with the liberal arts: reflecting critically on the ends governing the profession, fostering principled moral judgment, and providing the knowledge and skills requisite for professional excellence.