Denton, named “the best college town in Texas,” combines an active live music and art scene with a family-friendly hometown feel.
A great location with the best of both worlds, UNT has the advantages of a college town and a major metropolitan area. The university is located in Denton, a city of more than 122,000 people 40 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth, which is the country’s fourth-largest metropolitan area and sixth-largest economy.
Denton, "the best college town in Texas," offers the environment of a close-knit community. The historical downtown courthouse square is the heart of the town, active with restaurants, shops, museums, galleries and a vibrant music scene.
The Dallas-Fort Worth area is a central hub for national and global industries and home to world-class arts and museum districts. UNT collaborates with corporations, government agencies and other institutions engaging in research, education and innovation. You’ll benefit from the strategic location of the university and the partnerships we have formed. DFW also is among the top five metropolitan areas in the nation for job growth and employment opportunities.