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  • Locations: Denton, TX, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Non-UNT applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Exchange Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: On-campus residence hall
Click here for a definition of this term Classification: Graduate Student, Junior, Senior, Sophomore, Undergraduate Students Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Program Contact in SAO: Ms. Amy Shenberger (
Program Description:
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UNT hosts international students from around the world.UNT offers a traditional, intellectually rigorous college experience. UNT's pursuit of innovative solutions through interdisciplinary efforts draws students from around the globe. Learning from top-notch faculty and collaborating with renowned researchers in your field, you can reach beyond the ordinary and make your mark. Expert rankings in U.S. News & World Report put UNT among the top national universities that are leading innovative changes in academics, faculty, students, campus life, diversity and facilities. Our programs have earned national and international recognition and will increase your opportunities to impact the world. 

UNT is one of the largest universities in Texas with 38,000 students. As the flagship of the UNT System, we feature 12 colleges and schools and offer 101 bachelor's, 82 master's and 38 doctoral degrees. UNT is a Tier One Research University.

Important Dates

  Semester 1 (Fall) Semester 2 (Spring)
Nomination Deadline March 1 September 15
Application Deadline March 15 October 1
Classes Start Late August Mid-January
Classes End Mid-December Early-Mid May
Exams Early-Mid December Early-Mid May
Orientation (Required) Mid-August Mid-January

For holidays, breaks, and other important dates, view the calendar.

Application Process

Applicants must submit all documents online in PDF format or in accordance with the application instructions:

  • Recent Home University Transcript
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Certification of Financial Resources Form - complete one for each source of funding 
  • Bank Letter - must be in English and on official bank letterhead showing amount in USD. Requisite amount is found on the Certification of Financial Resources Form. Must be submitted before application will be considered. 
Notify your UNT advisor as soon as possible if you have any questions regarding these application documents.

Class Registration

Selecting Courses

Students may register for courses after they receive their EUID and password and submit a completed course enrollment request form.
Undergraduates must register for at least 12 credit hours. Undergraduate courses are listed with class numbers 1000-4000.
Graduate students must register for at least 9 credit hours. Graduate courses are listed with class numbers 5000-6000.

Restricted Courses

Students are permitted to take one online class per semester towards their full-time enrollment. Courses offered at UNT's Health Science Center, at UNT's Frisco campus, at UNT's Dallas campus, or through UNT's Intensive English Language Institute are not available to exchange students. 

Art, Journalism, Music and Media Arts courses are restricted, but may be available with the approval of the department. Contact your UNT advisor for instructions.


On-Campus Housing

On-campus housing is not guaranteed and students should apply for housing as soon as possible upon acceptance. Students will be notified when housing applications open. Incoming students pay a deposit as part of the housing application (except for Kansai Gaidai University applicants).

Students must adhere to all university housing deadlines. Summer housing is not available. 

Off-Campus Housing

Most apartments require a one year lease. It may be difficult to find accommodations for one semester. Check the UNT Off-Campus Housing Office for more information.

Estimated Living Expenses per Year

  On Campus Off Campus
Room and Board $10,500 $10,000
Books and Supplies $4,000 $4,000
Transportation $1,500 $2,500
Personal Expenses $2,000 $2,500
Total per Year $18,000 $19,000

International students will need to show financial resources of $18,000 per year in Academic Year 2021/2022 or $9,000 per semester.

View Cost of Attendance for more information. 


Depending on the residence hall, students living on-campus may be required to purchase a meal plan. The UNT campus hosts a variety of flexible dining options, including traditional cafeterias, food court dining, and an award-winning vegan cafe. There are a number of dining options within walking distance of campus as well. 


Students walk, ride bikes or use the UNT Shuttle to get around campus. UNT and Denton buses are free with student ID and accessible to students for transport both on and off campus. Transportation is limited on weekends and when the campus is closed. 

Please note the Study Abroad Office does not offer airport pick up. Transportation options will be provided after acceptance into UNT.

Health Insurance

All exchanges students are automatically enrolled in the UNT health insurance plan for international students. Students may request a waiver of UNT's health insurance under limited circumstances. The waiver request is available via the student application.

                                                       2019-2020 Rates
Fall Spring Summer
$1,100 $952 $733

Students may purchase additional insurance if they plan to extend their stay for up to 30 days past the end of the spring term. 2020-2021 rates will be published in August 2020. 

Additional Resources

This program is currently not accepting applications.