40,492
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,313
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
36
36%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Texas at Austin is a University institution located in Austin, TX, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admissions
Freshman Admissions Center
Austin, TX  78713-8058
United States
Contact Susan Kearns
Director of Admissions
Email: susan.kearns@austin.utexas.edu
Phone: 512-475-7368
Fax: 512-232-4241

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural History And Criticism Checkmark
Architecture Checkmark
City/urban, Community And Regional Planning Checkmark
Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Landscape Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Ethnic Studies Checkmark
European Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
Business/commerce Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Organizational Communication Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Checkmark
Computer And Information Systems Security Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Curriculum And Instruction Checkmark
Education (specific Subject Areas) Related Checkmark
Educational Leadership And Administration Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Architectural Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Mechanics Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Petroleum Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Arabic Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
Czech Checkmark
East Asian Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Germanic Languages Checkmark
Hebrew Checkmark
Hispanic And Latin American Languages Checkmark
Iranian Languages Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Middle/Near Eastern And Semitic Languages Checkmark
Portuguese Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Scandinavian Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Turkish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Behavioral Aspects Of Health Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Clinical Nurse Specialist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Family Practice Nursing Checkmark
Nursing Practice Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark
Pharmaceutical Sciences Checkmark
Pharmacy Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research And Clinical Nursing Related Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences And Humanities Related Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Computational And Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies Checkmark
Computational Science Checkmark
Historic Preservation And Conservation Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Marine Sciences Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Islamic Studies Checkmark
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Hydrology And Water Resources Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Clinical Psychology Checkmark
Educational Psychology Checkmark
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Archeology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Conducting Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Digital Arts Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51,033
Applied
18,620
Accepted
40,492
Enrolled
36%
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Female Admissions

25,896
Females Applied
10,561
Females Accepted
41%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

25,137
Males Applied
8,059
Males Accepted
32%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen December 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 570 690
SAT Math 590 700
ACT Composite 26 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,606
In-state
37,480
Out-of-state
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Fees

10,804
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

12,313
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,704
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,698
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,725
Avg. Loan Aid
2,444
Avg. Grant Aid
9,457
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
23%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

40,492
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23%
Black or African American 4.03%
White or Caucasian 41.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 21.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 3.64%
Other 0.89%

Gender

Male (47.06%)
Female (52.94%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 18%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Gone to Texas (freshman welcome), 40 Acres Fest and Commencement

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Alpha Phi Omega, University Panhellenic Council, Asian Business Students Association, Longhorn Band Student Organization and Campus Events + Entertainment

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Badminton No Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

3,133
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 2,637
Part-time - 496
Male - 1,843
Female - 1,290