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Tuition & Fees

$9,806

$34,676

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,006
Declined + 26,586
Total Received 43,592
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1  :  18

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology/biological Sciences
  2. Economics
  3. Computer/information Sciences
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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 434-acre campus is located in Austin, Texas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 50,950
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)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  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

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Public

39,619

undergraduate students

11,331

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
23%
600-699
42%
500-599
27%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
35%
600-699
40%
500-599
21%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
23%
600-699
40%
500-599
26%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
55%
24-29
31%
18-23
11%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
46%
24-29
44%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
51%
24-29
38%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Austin, TX

434-acre, urban campus in Austin (population: 910,833). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves 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
66%
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

 
42 fraternities 15% of male students
 
30 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
72%
Top 1/4
92%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
23%
600-699
42%
500-599
27%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
35%
600-699
40%
500-599
21%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
23%
600-699
40%
500-599
26%
400-499
10%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
55%
24-29
31%
18-23
11%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
46%
24-29
44%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
51%
24-29
38%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

39%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,006
Declined + 26,586
Total Received 43,592

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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Admissions Contact

Susan L. Kearns
Director of Admissions
P: 512 475-7399
F: 512 475-7478

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,806
Room & board $11,456
Books & supplies $750
Total $22,012
Average Financial Aid - $12,717
Total with Avg. Aid $9,295

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,717

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $43,512,624
State $30,005,335
Institutional $51,771,716
Other external $14,767,238
Total $140,056,913

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $2,153,823
Other external $5,233,518
Total $7,387,341

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 (Football I)
Mascot
Bevo (Longhorn Steer)
School colors
burnt orange and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Advanced Legal Research/Studies
Advertising
Aerospace Engineering
African American/Black Studies
African/African Diaspora Studies
American Studies
Ancient History/Classical Civilization
Anthropology
Apparel/Textiles
Applied Learning/Development
Arabic Language/Literature
Arabic Studies
Archaeology
Architectural Engineering
Architectural History
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Asian Cultures/Languages
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business/Commerce
Business/Commerce
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
Clinical Psychology
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Community/Regional Planning
Comparative Literature
Computational Science/Engineering/Math
Computer Science
Computer Sciences
Conducting
Creative Writing
Curriculum/Instruction
Czech
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
Finance
French
Geography
Geological Sciences
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
German
Germanic Languages/Literature/Linguistics
Germanic Studies
Global Policy Studies
Government
Greek
Health Education
Health Promotion/Fitness
Health Teacher Education
Health/Physical Education/Fitness
Health/Society
Hebrew Language/Literature
Hebrew/Judaic Studies
Hispanic/Latin American Languages
Historic Preservation
History
Human Development/Family Science
Human Development/Family Sciences
Human Development/Family Studies
Humanities
Hydrogeology
Iberian/Latin American Languages/Cultures
Information Risk/Operations Management
Information Studies
Information/Risk/Operations Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Relations/Global Studies
Iranian Languages/Literature/Linguistics
Islamic Studies
Italian
Italian Studies
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Jurisprudence
Kinesiology
Kinesiology/Health
Landscape Architecture
Latin
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Linguistics
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Science
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mexican-American Studies
Microbiology
Middle Eastern Studies
Middle Eastern/Semitic Languages
Music
Music Performance
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory & Composition
Musicology
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Science
Nutrition
Nutritional Science
Nutritional Sciences
Operations Research/Industrial Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
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
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Communication
Sport Management
Statistics
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Design
Teacher Education/Professional Development
Technology Commercialization
Textiles/Apparel Technology
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Turkish
Urban Design
Urban Studies
Visual Arts Studies
Visual/Performing Arts
Women's/Gender Studies
Writing
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Undergraduate

78%

39,619
students

Female
52%
20,603

Male
48%
19,016

Graduate

22%

11,331
students

Female
48%
5,428

Male
52%
5,903

undergraduateFull-time

92%

36,565
students

Female
53%
19,247

Male
47%
17,318

undergraduatePart-time

8%

3,054
students

Female
45%
1,356

Male
55%
1,698

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

71%

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
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 125
Countries most often represented Australia
China
India
Mexico
South Korea
The United Kingdom
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
Director of Graduate and International Admissions
512 475-7391
pat.ellison@austin.utexas.edu

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