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.
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.