University of North Texas
| University of North Texas |
|Type||• Flagship state university|
• Land-grant university
|Other name||Mean Green|
The University of North Texas is a public research university in Denton, Texas. Until 1988, it was known as North Texas State University. It consists of 14 colleges and schools, an early admissions math and science academy, Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, for exceptional high-school-age students from across the state, and a library system that comprises the university core. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". According to the National Science Foundation, UNT spent $78.4 million on research and development in 2019.
UNT was founded as a nonsectarian, coeducational, private teachers college in 1890 and was formally adopted by the state 11 years later. UNT is the flagship institution of the University of North Texas System, which includes additional universities in Dallas and Fort Worth. UNT also has a location in Frisco.
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|Adel al-Jubeir||1 February 1962|
- "Denton Normal School," Dallas Morning News, May 25, 1901, pg. 2