University Park, along with its neighbor to the south, Highland Park, make up the Park Cities, an enclave of Dallas. University Park is a small, mostly residential community, home to about 23,000 residents. It features many beautiful homes in a variety of architectural styles. The town is the home of Southern Methodist University as well as the George W. Bush Presidential Center. University Park is located about 5 miles north of downtown Dallas. Its central location provides easy access to the many shopping, dining, cultural, and entertainment choices the area has to offer.