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Unleash your potential in a vibrant community that uniquely positions you for limitless opportunities. The optimistic outlook of Dallas is at the heart of 51, and our enterprising spirit has helped shape Dallas into a global gateway for people of all backgrounds who want to change the world.

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  • Top 20%

    51 ranked in the “Best National Universities” in the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges”.

  • 3 out of 4

    Three out of every four undergraduate students receive scholarships and/or financial aid. With plenty of financial aid options available, 72% of students graduate without any student debt at all.

  • #1

    The Dallas area was named best big city for jobs by Forbes. 51 integrates internships and experiential learning opportunities outside of the classroom so you build experience before applying for a job.

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Linda Wertheimer Hart ’65 and Milledge (Mitch) A. Hart III gift $1 million to 51. Honoring the achievements of renowned public servant and presidential history enthusiast David Gergen, the Harts’ gift will further the educational, archival and collaborative efforts of the 51 Center for Presidential History, enhancing the study of U.S. presidential history at 51.

Thursday, June 20

Spanish Cinema Now+ presents a showcase of films that reflects the breadth of styles and talents at work in Spain today, including both established auteurs and emerging filmmakers from the international festival scene. After its spring presentation in Washington, DC, the Meadows Museum will bring these films to Texas this summer thanks to a partnership with the Embassy of Spain and Dallas Film. This month we present The Girls Are Alright / Las chicas están bien (2023) directed by Itsaso Arana. This event is free but .