Tuition & Fees

$10,398

$36,744

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
38%
600-699
45%
500-599
15%
400-499
2%
700-800
42%
600-699
37%
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
56%
24-29
29%
18-23
13%
12-17
2%
30-36
44%
24-29
44%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
30-36
54%
24-29
35%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Very Selective

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,620
Declined + 32,413
Total Received 51,033
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Public

40,492

undergraduate students

11,033

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 434-acre campus is located in Austin, Texas.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 51,525
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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The University of Texas at Austin

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Austin, TX

437-acre, urban campus in Austin (population: 947,890). 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
65%
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

 
43 fraternities 15% of male students
 
28 sororities 18% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
74%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
99%
Bottom 1/2
1%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
38%
600-699
45%
500-599
15%
400-499
2%
700-800
42%
600-699
37%
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
56%
24-29
29%
18-23
13%
12-17
2%
30-36
44%
24-29
44%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
30-36
54%
24-29
35%
18-23
10%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted no
Application deadline October 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

36%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,620
Declined + 32,413
Total Received 51,033

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
uac@austin.utexas.edu

Financial Aid

71%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,313

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,398
Room & board $10,070
Books & supplies $662
Total $21,130
Average Financial Aid - $12,313
Total with Avg. Aid $8,817

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $42,223,414
State $29,938,377
Institutional $69,965,217
Other external $37,823,500
Total $179,950,508

Non-need-based

Federal
State $10,500
Institutional $498,832
Other external $6,491,778
Total $7,001,110

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 512 475-6282
F: 512 475-6296
ask@finaid.utexas.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Diane C. Todd Sprague
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
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
Applied Movement Science
Arabic Language/Literature
Arabic Studies
Archaeology
Architectural Engineering
Architectural History
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Arts/Entertainment Technologies
Asian Culture/Languages
Asian Cultures/Languages
Asian Studies
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Audiology
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Business/Commerce
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classical Language
Classical Studies
Classics
Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
Clinical Psychology
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Community/Regional Planning
Comparative Literature
Composition
Computational Engineering
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
Energy/Earth Resources
Engineering Management
Engineering Mechanics
English
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science/Sustainability
Environmental/Water Resources Engineering
Ethnic Studies
European Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
Foreign Language Education
French
Geographical Sciences
Geography
Geological Sciences
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
Geosystems Engineering/Hydrogeology
German
German/Scandinavian/Dutch Studies
Germanic Languages/Literature/Linguistics
Germanic Studies
Global Policy Studies
Government
Greek
Health Behavior/Health Education
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
Human Dimensions of Organizations
Humanities
Hydrogeology
Iberian/Latin American Languages/Cultures
Identity Management/Security
Information Risk/Operations Management
Information Studies
Information/Risk/Operations Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Business
International Relations/Global Studies
Islamic Studies
Italian
Italian Studies
Jazz Composition
Jazz Performance
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
Medical Laboratory Science
Medicine
Mexican American/Latina/o Studies
Mexican-American Studies
Microbiology
Middle Eastern Studies
Middle Eastern/Semitic Languages
Music
Music Performance
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory
Music Theory & Composition
Music/Human Learning
Musicology
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Science
Nutrition
Nutritional Science
Nutritional Sciences
Operations Research/Industrial Engineering
Persian Language/Literature
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Culture/Sports
Physics
Plant Biology
Portuguese
Psychology
Public Affairs
Public Health
Public Health Education/Promotion
Public Policy
Public Relations
Radio/Television/Film
Recording Technology
Religious Studies
Rhetoric/Composition
Rhetoric/Writing
Russian Language/Culture
Russian/East European/Eurasian Studies
Russian/Eastern European/Eurasian Studies
Scandinavian Studies
Science Education
Science/Technology Management
Slavic Languages/Literature
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/Portuguese
Special Education
Speech Communication
Speech Language Pathology
Sport Management
Statistics
Studio Art
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Design
Teacher Education/Professional Development
Technology Commercialization
Textiles/Apparel Technology
Theatre
Theatre Studies
Theatre/Dance
Turkish
Urban Design
Urban Studies
Visual Arts Studies
Visual/Performing Arts
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

51,525

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

40,492
students

Female
53%
21,438

Male
47%
19,054

21%

11,033
students

Female
48%
5,345

Male
52%
5,688

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

37,740
students

Female
54%
20,185

Male
46%
17,555

7%

2,752
students

Female
46%
1,253

Male
54%
1,499

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
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

36%

Transfer applicants accepted

74%

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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