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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.
A Carnegie-ranked top-tier research university, UNT has 72 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.
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.