About This Place
University Park is a city in Dallas County, Texas, United States, and a inner suburb of Dallas. The population was 23,324 at the 2000 census. The city is home to Southern Methodist University. Like its neighbor, Highland Park, it is a city partially surrounded by the municipality of Dallas. Together, Highland Park and University Park form the Park Cities, an enclave of Dallas.
Addresses in University Park use "Dallas, Texas" as the city designation; addresses do not have "University Park, Texas" designations.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.7 km2), of which, 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2) of it is land and 0.27% is water.