The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$10,824

$38,326

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
37%
600-699
45%
500-599
14%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
46%
600-699
32%
500-599
18%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
30-36
58%
24-29
29%
18-23
10%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,029
Declined 36,496
Total Received 53,525
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Public

40,163

undergraduate students

10,927

graduate students

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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 431-acre campus is located in Austin, Texas.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 51,090
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

431-acre, urban campus in Austin (population: 950,715). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Austin
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Austin-Bergstrom International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17.9%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • University Panhellenic Council
  • Asian Business Students Association
  • Longhorn Band Student Organization
  • Campus Events + Entertainment

Top Events

  • Gone to Texas (freshman welcome)
  • 40 Acres Fest
  • Commencement
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
87%
Top 1/4
96%
Top 1/2
99%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
37%
600-699
45%
500-599
14%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
46%
600-699
32%
500-599
18%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
30-36
58%
24-29
29%
18-23
10%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline December 1

Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,029
Declined 36,496
Total Received 53,525

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
interview

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,771

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,824
Room & board $11,812
Books & supplies $700
Other fees $2,902
Total $26,238
Average Financial Aid - $4,771
Total with Avg. Aid $21,467

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, archery, badminton, bass team, ballroom dance, baseball, crew, cycling, dance team, fencing, golf, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, judo, karate, kendo, lacrosse, power lifting, quidditch, racquetball, rock climbing, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, table tennis, tae kwon do, trap and skeet, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wakeboarding, water polo, water skiing, wrestling, wushu

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, archery, badminton, ballroom dance, baseball, bass team, crew, cycling, dance team, fencing, golf, gymnastics, handball, ice hockey, judo, karate, kendo, lacrosse, power lifting, quidditch, racquetball, rock climbing, rugby, running, sailing, soccer, table tennis, tae kwon do, trap and skeet, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wakeboarding, water polo, water skiing, wrestling, wushu

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Arabic Language and Literature
Archeology
Architectural Engineering
Architecture
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Astronomy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Behavioral Aspects of Health
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
German Language and Literature
Hebrew Language and Literature
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Interior Design
International/Global Studies
Islamic Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Performance, General
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Organizational Communication, General
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Portuguese Language and Literature
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Health, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sustainability Studies
Turkish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

51,090

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

40,163
students

Female
54%
21,878

Male
46%
18,285

21%

10,927
students

Female
49%
5,350

Male
51%
5,577

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

37,515
students

Female
55%
20,604

Male
45%
16,911

7%

2,648
students

Female
49%
1,274

Male
51%
1,374

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 96%
Student 4 year graduation rate 66%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,681

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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