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UNT offers about 36,000 students many opportunities on campus and beyond. The Dallas-Fort Worth region is growing dynamically, which makes for a continually increasing number of employment and partnership opportunities.
Students can find assistance with locating career openings, student employment, internships and financial assistance through the UNT Career Center and the Office of Internships and Co-Ops. About 20,000 students and more than 1,000 alumni use the Career Center each year as they seek career advice and employment, utilizing the center’s connections of more than 3,000 on-campus and 8,000 off-campus jobs, posted annually.
Students can also seek information about available internship and career options by speaking with their academic advisors or faculty mentors. These faculty and staff members can often provide insight into industry-specific opportunities.
The University of North Texas provides a traditional college experience and the quality of a private university at an affordable cost. The university has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys® for 16 consecutive years.
UNT is committed to helping students manage the cost of their education. About 75 percent of UNT students receive financial aid and scholarships totaling $300 million annually. This includes almost $26 million in scholarships. Types of financial aid students receive include:
- Graduate Assistantships (TA/RA) — funds awarded based on merit and/or need; no repayment required
- Scholarships — funds awarded based on merit and/or need; no repayment required
- Grants — funds awarded based on need; no repayment required
- Loans — funds that must be repaid at some point
- Student employment — 3,800 jobs on campus and many more off campus
ET faculty advisors can discuss financial aid and assistantship options with you. The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships also offers many resources to help students better understand their financial options. Visit Student Financial Aid & Scholarships in the Eagle Student Services Center, Room 228, or call 940-565-2302 to speak with one of their representatives.
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The Toulouse Graduate School has several scholarship and fellowship opportunities that we encourage qualified students to apply for.
The ET department also offers scholarships to qualified students, and applications for each are reviewed throughout the year:
Assistantships support many graduate students. Teaching assistantships are funded by the department, and research assistantships are funded by individual faculty research grants. Out-of-state and international students who are funded at least half time are eligible for in-state tuition rates. Only master's students who select the thesis option are eligible for teaching or research assistantships.