The mission of the University is to educate new generations of academic, social, political and business leaders, and to enhance research and scholarship in the arts and sciences.
The University is organized in schools, centers, and departments, with graduate and undergraduate programs in humanities and social sciences. There are eight academic units: Architecture, Business, Economics, Government, History, Law, Mathematics and Statistics and Political Science and International Relations. The University offers (9) undergraduate degrees in Business Economics, Economics, History, International Relations, Law and Political Science. It also offers (24) graduate degrees. MA degrees in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, History, International Studies, Journalism, Law and Economics, and Public Policy; and (2) graduate programs in Education Administration and in Urban Economics. Two (2) Ph.D. degrees have recently been added in Economics and History.
UTDT offers weekly workshops in economics, political science, business economics, international affairs, contemporary architecture, writing and literary criticism, and in legal philosophy. The academic calendar consists of two 15-week semesters.
Enrolment in 2014 is 1313 undergraduate and 2121 graduate students. UTDT seeks to recruit the very best high school and college graduates in Argentina, admitting on average 60% of those who apply. Approximately 33% of the students receive financial aid.