Future Students

If you're ready to shape your future - and the futures of others you'll help inspire and develop - the light is green at the UNT College of Education.

Taylor Sandoval

"I knew UNT was the place for me when I visited the campus. I came here not really knowing what I wanted to do, but after talking with College of Education faculty advisors, I discovered my path."

Taylor Sandoval
Development and Family Studies student


Matthews Hall is home to 4,400 College of Education students, making it UNT's third largest college.

A legacy of excellence

The University of North Texas has been an innovator in preparing educators since its founding in 1890 as a teacher's college. Today, the College of Education is recognized as a leader in the advancement of education, health and human development.

The college offers 5 bachelor's, 11 master's and 8 doctoral degree programs that will provide the training and field experience you need to teach people how to live more productive lives. Our four academic departments are:

UNT College of Education offers:

  • Twice the field experience of other university programs. Our Professional Development School model places teacher education students in 200 schools within 30 school districts in North Texas for a full year of teaching experience.

  • An impressive track record. No university in Texas produces more teachers than UNT's College of Education – about 1,000 new educators every year. More than seventy-two percent of UNT's teaching graduates remain as teachers in Texas after five years on the job, the highest percentage in the state.

  • Opportunities to apply your classroom knowledge. You'll help real clients and families in innovative centers and clinics such as the Kristin Farmer Autism Center, the Child and Family Resource Clinic and the Center for Sport Psychology and Performance Excellence.

  • Nationally recognized degree programs. The college is ranked 13th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for Best Online Graduate Education programs, including its master's degree in educational psychology with a concentration in gifted and talented education and a new accelerated online master's degree in educational leadership. U.S. News and World Report also ranked our counseling program 13th in the nation and 1st in Texas.

  • A chance to make friends among an active network of student organizations. Groups include the Bilingual/ESL Student Organization, Leaders in Family Education, Pre-Physical Therapy Club and the Sports Marketing Association.

  • Access to scholarships aimed exclusively at future educators. View College of Education scholarships.

Did You Know?

With over 4,400 students, the College of Education is one of the largest colleges at UNT. Teacher Education and Kinesiology are the 1st and 2nd largest undergraduate majors at UNT.