Finding success with your degree

UNT is located in Denton, a city of 122,000 people 40 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth, one of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. Our growing region is rich in internship opportunities and has the second highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the U.S.

"CNN Money ranked Denton County as one of the nation’s Top 10 best places to live for job potential."

Representatives from national and multinational businesses regularly recruit on campus, post jobs, interview students, attend career fairs and networking events and speak to classes. Among the 1,000 companies that visit are: AT&T, Bell Helicopter, Ericsson, Luminant, Oncor Electric, Schlumberger, Texas Instruments and Weber/Zodiac.

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Notable alumni of the UNT College of Engineering include:

  • Dawn Call (’85), President of Universal Cadworks
  • Jay Chenault (’84), President and CEO of Custom Computer Cables of America
  • Jason Cinek (’94), Senior Vice-President of TDIndustries
  • Etta Clark (’80), Director of Information Technology at PepsiCo
  • Stephen Crozier (’80), President of Black White Read
  • Mark Eastwood (’88), Principal of FICO
  • Wesley Fox (’92), Technical Sales Director at Talend
  • Selva Ganesan (’05 M.S.), Chief Operating Officer at Citi Transaction Services
  • Michael Mainard (’85), Principal of Capgemini
  • Scott Mairs (’93), Managing Director at Experis
  • Lee Palmer (’90), Senior Vice President of Industry at Hitachi Consulting
  • Chris Pearce (’90), Distinguished Engineer at Cisco Systems
  • Randy Roumillat (’85), President of Astro Controls
  • Mohamad Sakr (’88 M.S.), CEO of Inovas Company
  • James Shoffit (’90), Founding Partner of Z Option
  • Nergis Soylemez-Sayed (’06), Quality Engineer at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton
  • Larry Sullivan (’92), Director of Engineering at Microsoft
  • Elbert “Gene” Tindall (’74), CEO of Electric Energy Corp
  • Mark Venator (’03), Chief Technology Officer at Cima Solutions Group
  • Michael Webb (’97), Chief Technology Officer at SmartVault
  • Tom Weger (’89), President and CEO of Coppell Construction
  • Jason West (’96), Founder of the Call of Duty video game franchise

Questions regarding College of Engineering admissions?

For undergraduate admissions, please contact Ben Nelson.

For graduate admissions, please contact Kathryn Beasley.