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UNT 2022 President's Annual Report - Spreading Our Wings
President Neal Smatresk's 2022 Annual Report celebrates UNT’s accomplishments in the last year as part of the university's steadfast commitment to success.
The tower at UNT at Frisco, a state-of-the-art campus in Collin County, lights up green.
From several vantage points of UNT's four-story Frisco Landing building, students have an eagle-eye view of the surrounding Dallas-Fort Worth area. They also have access to state-of-the-art classrooms and study spaces where they can create the vision for their future -- many working directly with industry partners who are collaborating at the campus.

UNT Highlights

UNT named No. 4 employer in Texas

Forbes magazine recently released its list of America’s Best Employers, and UNT was near the top of the list at No. 40 nationwide. UNT employs 4,500 faculty and staff members and was named Texas’ No. 4 top employer, trailing industry leaders USAA, Southwest Airlines and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Aerial of UNT Denton campus

A Carnegie-ranked top-tier research university, UNT has 88 academic programs ranked in the Top 100, including 15 U.S. News & World Report rankings in the Top 100. UNT generates an economic impact of $1.65 billion in the DFW economy annually. Learn more about how UNT fuels progress in the UNT Impact Report.             

Institutes of Research Excellence

UNT's Institutes of Research Excellence offer solutions-based research, collaboration and outcomes. The institutes are a pipeline to bring UNT's know-how to industry. Read about the institutes' breakthroughs in breast cancer research, plant science research and materials science. Read about new discoveries in prostrate cancer research and pediatric cancer research, and all of UNT's innovative research