Dallas, Texas Skyline

Dallas/Fort Worth Area


Home to the UD Campus

Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, is home to the University of Dallas. With a robust economy, Irving is headquarters for 50 Fortune 1000 companies. Irving's entertainment district complex, Los Colinas, has numerous restaurants, an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the Texas Lottery Plaza open-air performance stage,  Toyota Music Factory concert venue pavilion, and the Irving Convention Center.

Dallas/Fort Worth

From UD, you can hop on the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) with a convenient stop at UD, and within 15 minutes, you can reach downtown Dallas or the DFW airport. Grab your roommate and take in a sporting event; Dallas boasts Cowboys football, Texas Rangers baseball, Mavericks basketball, Dallas Stars hockey, and FC Dallas soccer teams. Dallas has a vibrant music scene,  museums, Dallas Arboretum, parks, a Dallas Zoo, and more! Fort Worth has a dozen remarkable districts full of culture and fun. The historic western Fort Worth Stockyards features the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive, stunning museums of the Cultural District, the Botanic Garden and Fort Worth Zoo. 

Dallas, Texas Farris WheelAs the fourth largest metropolitan area in the nation, Dallas/Fort Worth has a population of over 7 million. The ultra-modern and sophisticated city attracts worldwide travelers, making it the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas. Its central location, low cost of living, temperate weather,  strong regional and state economies and abundance of leisure activities all contribute to a thriving region. 

Over the years, Dallas/Fort Worth has evolved into a melting pot of cultures, religions and lifestyles.  Ranked among the top 5 cities for African Americans by Black Enterprise magazine, home to 16 different Asian nationalities, and a Texas' history deeply rooted in the Hispanic culture, with nearly half of the city's population being Latino, Dallas/Fort Worth is a richly diverse and welcoming American region. 

With all that this vibrant region has offer, the University of Dallas provides an excellent learning environment, and Dallas/Fort Worth is an exciting place to call home.