Tuition & Fees

$10,610

$37,580

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
37%
600-699
47%
500-599
15%
400-499
1%
700-800
46%
600-699
33%
500-599
19%
400-499
2%
700-800
21%
600-699
37%
500-599
30%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
58%
24-29
26%
18-23
13%
12-17
3%
30-36
43%
24-29
44%
18-23
11%
12-17
2%
30-36
56%
24-29
32%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Very Selective

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,482
Declined + 31,093
Total Received 50,575
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Public

40,804

undergraduate students

11,028

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology/biological Sciences
  2. Computer/information Sciences
  3. Economics
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Codes

SAT 6882
ACT 4240

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Location

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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 51,832
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  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)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  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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Austin, TX

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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
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

 
36 fraternities 14% of male students
 
29 sororities 17% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
85%
Top 1/4
95%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
37%
600-699
47%
500-599
15%
400-499
1%
700-800
46%
600-699
33%
500-599
19%
400-499
2%
700-800
21%
600-699
37%
500-599
30%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
58%
24-29
26%
18-23
13%
12-17
3%
30-36
43%
24-29
44%
18-23
11%
12-17
2%
30-36
56%
24-29
32%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 1 (priority 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

38%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,482
Declined + 31,093
Total Received 50,575

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Miguel V Wasielewski
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 512 475-7399
F: 512 475-7478
admissions@austin.utexas.edu

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,215

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,610
Room & board $10,804
Books & supplies $700
Total $22,114
Average Financial Aid - $12,215
Total with Avg. Aid $9,899

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $42,622,231
State $28,719,736
Institutional $70,135,020
Other external $38,006,159
Total $179,483,146

Non-need-based

Federal $5,719
State $6,000
Institutional $681,650
Other external $6,982,997
Total $7,676,366

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 512 475-6282
ask@finaid.utexas.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Diane C. Todd Sprague
Executive Director of Financial Aid
dtsprague@austin.utexas.edu

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

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/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Billiards, Bouldering, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Golf, Handball, Kickball, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/water)

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Athletic Directors

Chris Del Conte (men's)
Vice President/director Of Athletics
email

Christine A. Plonsky (women's)
Women's Athletic Director
email

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
Advertising
Aerospace Engineering
African American/African Diaspora Studies
African/African Diaspora Studies
American Studies
Ancient History/Classical Civilization
Anthropology
Applied Learning/Development
Applied Movement Science
Applied Music
Architectural Engineering
Architectural History
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art Education
Art History
Arts/Entertainment Technologies
Asian Culture/Languages
Asian Cultures/Languages
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classical Archaeology
Classical Languages
Classical Studies
Classics
Clinical Laboratory Science
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical Psychology
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Communication/Leadership
Community/Regional Planning
Comparative Literature
Composition
Computational Engineering
Computational Science/Engineering/Math
Computer Science
Conducting
Creative Writing
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Design
Ecology/Evolution/Behavior
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership/Policy
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Energy/Earth Resources
Engineering Management
Engineering Mechanics
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science/Sustainability
Environmental/Water Resources Engineering
Ethnic Studies
European Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
Foreign Language Education
French
French Studies
General Geology
Geographical Sciences
Geography
Geological Science
Geological Sciences
Geophysics
Geosystems Engineering/Hydrogeology
German
German/Scandinavian/Dutch Studies
Germanic Studies
Global Policy Studies
Government
Health Behavior/Health Education
Health Promotion
Health Promotion/Behavioral Science
Health/Society
Historic Preservation
History
Human Development/Family Sciences
Human Development/Family Sciences
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Dimensions of Organizations
Human Ecology
Humanities
Hydrogeology
Iberian/Latin American Languages/Cultures
Identity Management/Security
Information Risk/Operations Management
Information Studies
Information Technology/Management
Information/Risk/Operations Management
Interior Design
International Relations/Global Studies
Islamic Studies
Italian
Italian Studies
Jazz
Jazz Composition
Jazz Performance
Jewish Studies
Journalism
Jurisprudence
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Latin
Latin American Studies
Laws
Leadership in Diverse Settings
Linguistics
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Science
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Medicine
Mexican American/Latina/o Studies
Mexican American/Latina/o Studies
Mexican-American Studies
Microbiology
Middle Eastern Languages/Cultures
Middle Eastern Studies
Music
Music Performance
Music Studies
Music/Human Learning
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Nutritional Sciences
Operations Research/Industrial Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Culture/Sports
Physics
Plant Biology
Portuguese
Psychology
Public Affairs
Public Health
Public Policy
Public Relations
Radio/Television/Film
Religious Studies
Rhetoric/Writing
Russian/East European/Eurasian Studies
Russian/Eastern European/Eurasian Studies
Scandinavian Studies
Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Statistics
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability Studies
Sustainable Design
Technology Commercialization
Textiles/Apparel
Textiles/Apparel Technology
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Theatre/Dance
Translational Science
Urban Design
Urban Studies
Visual Art Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
Writing
Youth/Community Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology/biological Sciences
  2. Computer/information Sciences
  3. Economics

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-pharmacy

51,832

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

40,804
students

Female
54%
21,952

Male
46%
18,852

21%

11,028
students

Female
49%
5,360

Male
51%
5,668

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

38,097
students

Female
55%
20,664

Male
45%
17,433

7%

2,707
students

Female
48%
1,288

Male
52%
1,419

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
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

23%

Transfer applicants accepted

79%

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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 123
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Mexico
South Korea
Taiwan
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


intladm@austin.utexas.edu

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