The University of Texas at Austin: Ranking & Review

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Austin Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 28 34
Top 1%

The University of Texas at Austin Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate36%32%41%
Applicants51,03325,13725,896
Admissions18,6208,05910,561
Enrolled undergraduates8,3813,6534,728
Enrolled total (including graduate students)51,52524,74226,783

11,329 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

122 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $75. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPANeither required nor recommended
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores6,160
Percent of students submitting SAT scores73%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
670
Math
670

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores5,425
Percent of students submitting ACT scores64%
ACT Composite
29
ACT English
29
ACT Math
29

The University of Texas at Austin Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,440 $51,786
Off-campus $25,440 $51,786
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,070 and other expenses per full academic year.

The University of Texas at Austin provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 8,056 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $10,398 $36,744
Fees for full-time undergraduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $483 $1,693
Tuition for Full-time graduates $11,490 $22,178
Fees for full-time graduates $0 $0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $637 $1,169

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,524 1,170 1,087 13 3,794
Engineering 1,167 429 206 1,802
Social Sciences 1,122 102 70 1,294
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 12 1,155 89 26 1,282
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1,114 11 61 1,186
Health Professions and Related Programs 461 437 110 167 1,175
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 79 477 129 31 716
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 17 484 29 8 538
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 5 467 3 5 480
Physical Sciences 328 50 98 476
Visual and Performing Arts 288 110 44 442
Psychology 322 49 39 410
Mathematics and Statistics 15 317 33 24 389
Legal Professions and Studies 47 322 369
English Language and Literature & Letters 51 262 26 25 364
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 94 244 10 348
Education 210 61 271
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 213 11 8 232
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 182 18 31 231
History 1 172 5 12 190
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 14 133 10 157
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1 98 41 8 148
Architecture and Related Services 47 93 3 143
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2 56 5 12 75
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 40 40
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 35 35
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 8 8
Personal and Culinary Services 8 8
Natural Resources and Conservation 3 3
Grand Total2,24110,1052,9761,28416,606

A total of 12,346 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at The University of Texas at Austin.

At the master's and doctor's level 4,260 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate83%80%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 95%
  • Part-time retention rate - 87%

General info

Alternative namesUT Austin
Founded1883
MottoDisciplina Praesidium Civitatis
Education, the Guardian of Society
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research and public service. The university provides superior and comprehensive educational opportunities at the baccalaureate through doctoral and special professional educational levels. The university contributes to the advancement of society through research, creative activity, scholarly inquiry and the development and dissemination of new knowledge, including the commercialization of University discoveries. The university preserves and promotes the arts, benefits the state's economy, serves the citizens through public programs and provides other public service.
Colorsburnt orange, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff13,805
Instructional FTE2,802
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.utexas.edu
Address110 Inner Campus Drive
Austin, Texas, 78712
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone5124713434
Fax+1 (512) 471 8102

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