Wednesday, September 16, 2015

UT-Dallas Information

Students from Westwood have a lot of interest in The University of Texas at Dallas. For the class of 2015, it was the second most popular four year university. Recently three of the Westwood counselors attended the UTD counselor update. We have summarized some of the main topics below.

UTD will be at Westwood on September 24th at 10:15 AM in the Great Room.

Assured Admission
Top 10%
SAT of 1200 on CR+M (UTD will super score for admission)
ACT Composite Score of 26

Admission Tips
Apply Early
Take both the ACT and SAT
Write the optional ApplyTexas Essay C
Have letters of recommendation submitted which highlight the student’s character.
Submit a resume with a detailed list of accomplishments

UT-Pact - Seven year BA/MD Program with UT-Southwestern Medical Center
3 Years at UT Dallas
4 Years at UT Southwestern
Information session for current juniors on October 24, 2015 at UTD. Go to the website below.
Students are able to begin clinical experiences early in the undergraduate program.
For the Freshman class of 2015 there were 400 applicants for 20 spots.
For more information go to the UT-Pact website.

Health Profession Advising Center
65% admitted to medical school. (National average 45%)
For more information about Pre-Health programs at UTD, visit the Pre-Health page

Pre-Law Advising Center 
Support for students hoping to attend law school.
93% of students admitted to law school.
For more information, visit the Pre-Law website.

Honors College
For information about programs in the Honors College please visit

There are many generous scholarships at UTD. For information about scholarships and financial aid at UTD, visit the UTD Financial Aid Website.