The University of Texas at Austin: Ranking & Review

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The University of Texas at Austin Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate36%32%41%
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

Typical SAT scores

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

Typical ACT scores

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

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

The University of Texas at Austin Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
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
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 Services1,5241,1701,087133,794
Social Sciences1,122102701,294
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs121,15589261,282
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1,11411611,186
Health Professions and Related Programs4614371101671,175
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7947712931716
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies17484298538
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences546735480
Physical Sciences3285098476
Visual and Performing Arts28811044442
Mathematics and Statistics153173324389
Legal Professions and Studies47322369
English Language and Literature & Letters512622625364
Public Administration and Social Service Professions9424410348
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies213118232
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1821831231
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1413310157
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies198418148
Architecture and Related Services47933143
Philosophy and Religious Studies25651275
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service4040
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3535
Personal and Culinary Services88
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services88
Natural Resources and Conservation33
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesUT Austin
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

Address110 Inner Campus Drive
Austin, Texas, 78712
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population913,000
Fax+1 (512) 471 8102

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