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Tuition

$10,540

$34,574

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,563
Declined + 18,868
Total Received 35,431
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1  :  18

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Liberal Arts
  3. Business Administration
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School Facts

The University of Texas at Austin, founded in 1883, is a public research university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Communication, Education, Fine Arts, Liberal Arts, and Natural Sciences; and the Schools of Architecture, Business, Engineering, Geosciences, Nursing, Social Work, and Undergraduate Studies. Its 430-acre campus is located in Austin, Texas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 52,186
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 6882
ACT 4240

Social Networks

Public

39,955

undergraduate students

12,231

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
40%
500-599
31%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
30%
600-699
41%
500-599
24%
400-499
5%
700-800
18%
600-699
38%
500-599
32%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
30-36
41%
24-29
39%
18-23
17%
12-17
3%
30-36
42%
24-29
47%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
47%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
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Austin, TX

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Austin, TX

431-acre urban campus in Austin (population: 820,611). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation and shuttles serve campus.

The University of Texas at Austin
110 Inner Campus Drive Stop G1100
Austin, TX 78712-1702

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
64%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
39 fraternities 3% of male students
 
27 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
72%
Top 1/4
91%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
40%
500-599
31%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
30%
600-699
41%
500-599
24%
400-499
5%
700-800
18%
600-699
38%
500-599
32%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
30-36
41%
24-29
39%
18-23
17%
12-17
3%
30-36
42%
24-29
47%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
30-36
38%
24-29
47%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,563
Declined + 18,868
Total Received 35,431

Admissions Contact

Kedra B. Ishop
Vice Provost and Director of Admissions
P: 512 475-7399
F: 512 475-7478

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,790
Room & board $12,420
Books & supplies $750
Total $22,960
Average Financial Aid - $12,333
Total with Avg. Aid $10,627

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,333

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $47,489,366
State $30,948,278
Institutional $53,769,698
Other external $11,339,864
Total $143,547,206

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,972,888
Other external $3,955,998
Total $5,928,886

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big 12 Conference (Division I, Football I)
Mascot
Bevo (Longhorn Steer)
School colors
burnt orange and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Aerospace Engineering
African/African Diaspora Studies
American Studies
Ancient History/Classical Civilization
Anthropology
Apparel/Textiles
Arabic Language/Literature
Arabic Studies
Archaeology
Architectural Engineering
Architectural History
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business/Commerce
Business/Commerce
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Psychology
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Community/Regional Planning
Comparative Literature
Computational Science/Engineering/Math
Computer Science
Computer Sciences
Creative Writing
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Design
East Asian Languages/Literature/Linguistics
East Asian Languages/Literatures/Linguistics
Ecology/Evolution/Behavior
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Mechanics
English
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental/Water Resources Engineering
Ethnic Studies
European Studies
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
Foreign Language Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French
General Geology
Geography
Geological Sciences
Geology
Geophysics
German
Germanic Studies
Government
Greek
Health Education
Health Promotion/Fitness
Hebrew/Judaic Studies
Historic Preservation
History
Human Development/Family Science
Human Development/Family Sciences
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Ecology
Humanities
Hydrogeology
Information Studies
Information/Risk/Operations Management
Interdisciplinary Science/Math/Computer Science
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Relations
International Relations/Global Studies
Iranian Languages/Literatures/Linguistics
Islamic Studies
Italian
Italian Studies
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Jurisprudence
Kinesiology
Kinesiology/Health
Landscape Architecture
Latin
Latin American Studies
Laws
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Linguistics
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Science
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Mexican-American Studies
Microbiology
Middle Eastern Studies
Middle Eastern/Semitic Languages
Music
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory & Composition
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Science
Nutrition
Nutritional Science
Nutritional Sciences
Operations Research/Industrial Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching/Coaching
Physics
Plant Biology
Portuguese
Psychology
Public Affairs
Public Health
Public Health Education/Promotion
Public Policy
Public Relations
Radio/Television/Film
Religious Studies
Rhetoric/Composition
Russian Language/Culture
Russian/East European/Eurasian Studies
Russian/Eastern European/Eurasian Studies
Scandinavian Studies
Science Education
Slavic Languages/Literature
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Communication
Sport Management
Statistics
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Textiles/Apparel Technology
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Urban Studies
Visual Arts Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
Writing
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Undergraduate

77%

39,955
students

Female
51%
20,563

Male
49%
19,392

Graduate

23%

12,231
students

Female
48%
5,828

Male
52%
6,403

undergraduateFull-time

92%

37,083
students

Female
52%
19,244

Male
48%
17,839

undergraduatePart-time

8%

2,872
students

Female
46%
1,319

Male
54%
1,553

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 99
Countries most often represented Australia
China
India
Indonesia
Mexico
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Patricia P. Ellison
Associate Director of Admissions
512 475-7390
pat.ellison@austin.utexas.edu

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