The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$11,448

$40,032

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
610
75th
750
25th
600
75th
35
25th
25
75th
32
25th
25
75th
33
25th
26
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,290
Declined 38,951
Total Received 57,241
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Public

42,419

undergraduate students

11,824

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 54,243
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational

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Scholarships

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
18%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
67%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
87%
Top 1/4
96%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
610
75th
750
25th
600
75th
35
25th
25
75th
32
25th
25
75th
33
25th
26

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,290
Declined 38,951
Total Received 57,241

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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 housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

49%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,643

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,448
Room & board $12,286
Books & supplies $714
Total $24,448
Average Financial Aid - $10,643
Total with Avg. Aid $13,805

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $44,324,616
State $28,421,005
Institutional $82,196,534
Other external $39,146,060
Total $194,088,215

Non-need-based

Federal $198
State $8,000
Institutional $1,575,524
Other external $6,667,396
Total $8,251,118

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big 12 Conference (Football-I)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes yes
Acting. yes
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. yes
Advertising. yes yes yes
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General. yes yes yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes yes yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes yes yes
Ancient Studies/Civilization. yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Apparel and Textiles, General. yes yes
Archeology. yes
Architectural Engineering. yes yes
Architectural History and Criticism, General. yes
Architecture. yes yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes yes
Astronomy. yes yes yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Behavioral Aspects of Health. yes
Biochemistry. yes yes yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Botany/Plant Biology. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical Nurse Specialist. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes yes yes
Comparative Literature. yes yes
Computational Science. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Conducting. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Dance, General. yes yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes yes
Digital Arts. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational Psychology. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Engineering Mechanics. yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
Environmental Design/Architecture. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes yes
European Studies/Civilization. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Finance, General. yes yes yes
Financial Mathematics. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes yes yes
Geography. yes yes yes
Geological/Geophysical Engineering. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
Geophysics and Seismology. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General. yes yes yes
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies. yes yes yes
Historic Preservation and Conservation, General. yes yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes yes yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Hydrology and Water Resources Science. yes
Industrial Engineering. yes yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
Interior Design. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Islamic Studies. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Italian Studies. yes yes
Jewish/Judaic Studies. yes
Journalism. yes yes yes
Landscape Architecture. yes
Latin American Studies. yes yes yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Linguistics. yes yes yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Management Science. yes yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes yes
Marine Sciences. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Materials Engineering. yes yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Microbiology, General. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music Theory and Composition. yes
Music, General. yes yes yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies. yes yes
Neuroscience. yes yes yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Petroleum Engineering. yes yes yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes yes
Portuguese Language and Literature. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Radio and Television. yes yes yes
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes yes yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes yes
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. yes
Social Work. yes yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Statistics, General. yes yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Women's Studies. yes yes
Writing, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

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

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

54,243

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

42,419
students

Female
54%
23,053

Male
46%
19,366

22%

11,824
students

Female
49%
5,790

Male
51%
6,034

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

38,832
students

Female
55%
21,258

Male
45%
17,574

8%

3,587
students

Female
50%
1,795

Male
50%
1,792

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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
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 103
Countries most often represented China
France
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

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