Future Students

If you're ready to shape your future – and the futures of those you'll help inspire and develop – UNT's College of Education is your perfect fit.

Ruben Fuentes

"My leadership skills are much stronger because of the support I've received from the College of Education. I'm the Bilingual/ESL Student Organization president and I also work on the Distinguished Lecture Series Committee. There are plenty of ways to get involved at UNT."

Ruben Fuentes
Interdisciplinary Studies Early Childhood - Grade 6 Bilingual student


Matthews Hall is home to 4,000 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 being established 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 students in 200 schools within 30 school districts in North Texas for a full year of mentorship from a certified teacher.

  • An impressive track record. No university in Texas produces more educators than UNT's College of Education – about 1,000 new graduates every year.

  • 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.

  • 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 exclusively for our students. Last year, the College of Education awarded $300,000 in scholarships. 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.