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The University of Dallas really is a “Catholic University for independent thinkers.” It’s small campus makes for an intimate, supportive community.
Great academics, the athletic program is small but full of great people. The professors are wonderful and the classes have about 20 students.
It's a very nice college, with a root in classical education. There's a large workload, though, so if you aren't prepared for that, it may not be best for you.
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UD is a place where you can decide who you want to be. I like how students have to take the same core classes, but you get to choose a major, unlike other similar liberal arts colleges . I love the weird traditions (a lot of them organized by students), the way we read actual texts instead of just textbooks, the way you can get to know people due to the smaller class sizes, and meet inspiring people.

On the other hand, the cafeteria food isn't amazing and the meal plan is mandatory while you live on campus. It's hard for commuter students to get involved with events on campus since so many fun events happen at night. The Cold War style architecture isn't exactly gorgeous (though it's grown on me due to familiarity).
University of Dallas is such an amazing school! If you want to make incredible friends and have a great, faith filled education this is the perfect school and is the best decision I ever made!
The University of Dallas is a very small campus but has a huge strong community. Sports are limited but being right by Dallas, you can do anything.
I absolutely adore the small campus. I come from a fairly large high school so the quaint size of this college is a nice change. All the teachers and staff were very nice and helpful while the students were close knit. It is a fantastic campus.
The Catholic culture is what first drew me to apply, but the academics and community keep me here. UD does not shy away from difficult questions. There are often panels of professors and noted intellectuals that debate difficult topics. This is a university that graduates thinkers.
My professors have been the people who push me to my limits, but they have formed me into a thinker, a questioner, and a lover of liberal arts. The professors really care about each individual student, and some will go to great and enormous lengths to stick their neck out for you. They truly want you to succeed.
I love this university more than bankrupt human language can describe. If you want a college experience like a refiner's fire- excruciating at the time, but come out purified and strong- then the University of Dallas is for you. If you can't take the heat, however... come see that we can prove you wrong, that you can do more than you ever thought you could.
I have been attending the University of Dallas for almost two complete years now, and it has been a fairly good experience. The school's core consists of many classes that all students (regardless of their major) have to take, which is pretty annoying. But the classes are not too difficult, so that compensates for the amount of classes that are required. The professors are generally very nice and helpful, and each department provides free tutoring for all students. Tuition is a bit pricy, but there are multiple opportunities to receive financial aid. The dormitories are pretty nice as well, especially Clark hall (typically sophomores and juniors live there, and each room has it's own walk in closet and private bathroom). The only thing I really dislike is the community itself. I have encountered many rude and pretentious students, but that is not too much of a setback. The University of Dallas is a great University to attend for the students seeking a liberal arts education.
UD is a great liberal arts college right outside of Dallas. Everyone has to study works such as Dante's Divine Comedy and Descartes's Meditations. This is something that not many other colleges does. Although the college is small there is a great sense of community.
The University of Dallas is the perfect place for any student seeking to broaden their minds and engage with the world and academics on a new and deeper level. The courses are rigorous, but the homework is not busy work; rather, it guides the student to grasp the material and uncover the value of the work. The campus is small, but the people studying at your side are some of the best, most intelligent, and kindest people you will meet, and they share a love of learning and self-improvement that is hard to find elsewhere. The professors genuinely care about their students and want them to achieve what they have set out to achieve. All told, UD is exactly what a college should be: a place where learning, growth, and companionship are encouraged and expanded in new ways.
I like the strong academics at this university as well as the friendly and fun atmosphere in the community of students. There seems to be a place for everyone. The location of the school is excellent. It is situated in Irving Texas (which I love Irving!) and is 20 minutes outside of Dallas. The school offers a "once in a lifetime" study abroad experience in Rome, Italy. I highly recommend this study abroad program- you will not regret going to study and travel in Europe for a semester!
Decent school overall not going to get much out of the party scene, food, or internet. Also, as a heads up there's no cable in the dorms so bring an hdmi cord to connect your computer to your tv.
Most parties happen off campus and if you choose not to participate, it does not make you the odd one out.
There are some parties, but they are usually off campus and not the norm. There are a lot of other activities besides partying that students can participate in on and off campus.
Academics is a very strong point for the university. The core curriculum has 60 credits and offers classes on subjects such as philosophy, theology, economics, biology, history, and politics. The professors know what they are talking about and are always willing to explain and further expand on their subject with students. The workload is tough and it takes a while to adjust, but with tutoring, other students, and professors' office hours, there are a lot of resources offered to students.
There is diversity on campus, though not always racial. Though majority of the students identify as Catholic, it is a school that is accepting of other's beliefs and there is very rarely discrimination for religion. Overall, the student body is accepting and willing to hear and learn about other's view points in all situations.
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There is not much drug presence on campus and when there are drug related situations it is handled well.
The liberal arts education prepares students to succeed in any field. Learning from a variety of subjects allows students to be able to hold an intellectual conversation with almost anyone. The Office of Career Development works to bring in quality employers such as Southwest Airlines. They offer many opportunities for students to participate in recruiting events, mock inerviews, etc.
The professors are amazing. They are all very well spoken and know their field extremely well. They offer a lot of office hours, and when their hours don't work with your schedule, they're very willing to set aside time for yo.
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