UD – University of Dallas

  • Details about some of the notable alumni of the university.

  • A memorable history is also discussed.

  • Top 10 Catholic university.


The charter of the University of Dallas dates from 1910. In 1955, the western province of the sisters of saint mary of Namur obtained it with a motive to operate a new institute in Dallas.

The sisters collaborated with the laymen Eugene Constantin Jr. and Edward R. Maher Sr., induced Bishop Thomas K. Gorman to have the diocese assume sponsorship of the new institution with ownership by its Board of Trustees.

The university is totally Catholic, The first day of the university was started to be as quiet, unlike other Catholic universities.

Ninety-six students were enrolled, on a 1000 acre institute. The university got its accreditation in early 1963 from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

According to President Donald Cowan,

Indeed, there is a spirit that walks these hills.

University Facts

There are currently 1,300 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students studying at the university from all across the world.

The university is totally a Catholic, but, students with all of the religious backgrounds study in this university.

All of the curriculum is developed and maintained professionally for the students. So, they can solve real-life problems more efficiently.

According to the U.S News and World Report, it is one of the top 10 Catholic colleges in the West.

According to Forbes, it is the top 15 Catholic colleges nationwide.

University of Dallas summer programs for gifted high school students are ranked in the top 20 in the nation.


The University of Dallas is offering 29 undergraduate majors, more than 20 graduate programs, noncredit certificate programs across four main academic divisions in the arts, humanities, sciences, education, business, and nursing.

There are different financial and aid programs they are providing to the students if they can’t afford the fees.

There are different field programs available online for the students, so, they could get high-quality lectures from their home or offices.

Notable Alumni

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