History Timeline

  • 2016

    The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education™ is ranks UNT among the nation's 115 top-tier research universities

  • 2004

    UNT Health Science Center opens Center for Biohealth

  • 2017

    UNT System acquires the City of Dallas Municipal Building (106 S. Harwood) to become the permanent home of UNT Dallas College of Law

  • 2001

    State of Texas creates the University of North Texas System, effective Jan. 1, 2001

  • 2016

    UNT Dallas campus breaks ground on its first residence hall, a milestone signifying the university’s continued growth. 

  • 2015

    UNT Dallas named former Editor in Chief of the Dallas Morning News Bob Mong President

  • 2015

    UNT Health Science Center announces memorandum of understanding to create a new MD school in Fort Worth in conjunction with Texas Christian University. The new school will accept its first class in 2018.

  • 2015

    UNT Dallas College of Law files application for provisional accreditation from the American Bar Association for 2016

  • 2014

    UNT Dallas College of Law admits first class

  • 2014

    The UNT System College of Pharmacy's Doctor  of  Pharmacy  program  is awarded Candidate Status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)