The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX, USA
4.05 Average Rating

A Public Ivy and space-grant institution, the University of Texas at Austin is one of nine academic universities in the UT system, and also the first. Founded in 1883 and home to 18 schools and colleges, it is one of the largest schools in the US but is also one of the more selective. There are more than 170 undergraduate fields of study and 400 study abroad programs in 78 countries. The main Austin campus is 431-acres and contains 17 libraries, 4 museums, and 15 career centers. UT Austin also maintains Creative 40 Acres, a space for students creative work, as well as Longhorn Startup, to foster interdisciplinary startup innovation.  

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
79%
Out of State Students
11%
0
100
40%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 30
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1297
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision December 1, 2017 May 15, 2018
Spring Regular Decision October 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
51,525
Total Number of Undergrads
40,492
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
52%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
81%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,742
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$10,092
Out-of-State Tuition
$35,682
0
100
70%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
45%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,021
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
1,300
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Austin
Dallas
New York
Houston
San Francisco
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$68,600
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What Students Are Saying

4.05 Average Rating
it is a great school because of the atmosphere, teachers, and everything that has to do with austin. it is at an awesome location. i feel welcomed and happily plan to live and get a job here.
Emile from Dallas, TX
UT has so much to offer to every kind of student. UT has a balance between social opportunities and academic opportunities. With more than 40,000 undergraduate students, the school provides so much diversity.
Brandon from Pearland, TX

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