Exceptional Faculty, Research and Student Support

Exceptional Faculty, Research and Student Support

Learn from the Best

1,900 Faculty Members

Distinguished scholars, researchers and artists who are widely known as experts in their field as well as dedicated mentors. Our prestigious faculty includes:

  • Fellows of the American Council on Education
  • Fulbright award winners
  • Grammy and Emmy award winners and nominees
  • National Academy of Engineering members
  • National Academy of Sciences members
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award winners
  • Pulitzer Prize nominees

Research for the Real World

No matter your educational focus or long-term career goals, employers are looking for well-rounded candidates who not only have professional experience, but also are able to think critically and develop creative solutions to complex problems. Research is an invaluable part of that process, and at UNT you’ll have opportunities to conduct high-impact studies alongside faculty on the forefront of knowledge creation.

Tier One research university

37 Research Centers and Institutes

Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI)
An interdisciplinary research center housed in UNT's world-renowned College of Music, focused on the integration of experimental music, art and technology

Science Education Research Lab
Texas Environmental Excellence Award winner

Center for Advanced Research and Technology
Renowned as one of the most advanced materials analysis university research centers in the nation

Cape Horn Field Station in Chile
The world's first field research facility dedicated to environmental philosophy, science and policy

Big Breakthroughs, Better World

Examples include:

Breast cancer treatment and detection

Better biofuels from plant oils

Big data analysis to solve complex logistical problems

State-of-the-Art Facilities

Business Leadership Building
Certified LEED Gold for sustainability and home to the Jim McNatt Institute for Logistics Research and the Complex Logistics Systems Laboratory, among others

Discovery Park
UNT's 300-acre research park, one of the largest of its kind in the region and home to the College of Engineering, the College of Information and the Center for Information and Computer Security

Student Research Spotlight

“I’m a more competitive candidate in my industry thanks to the excellent mentorship I’ve received from my faculty advisors and a focus on research that solves real-world problems.”

Ethan McBride
Ph.D. Student
Analytical Chemistry

Ethan McBride

You need it, we’ve got it

While your focus may be on the future, our comprehensive academic resources, helpful staff and mentors are here to help you today. Learn more about our student support services.