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The University of Texas at Austin

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private


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  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.


  • Website

  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Located in Austin, TX, The University of Texas at Austin is a public university. The University of Texas at Austin covers an area of 431 acres. The foundation of The University of Texas at Austin was laid down in the year 1883. The motto of the The University of Texas at Austin is Disciplina Praesidium Civitatis (Latin) and its official colors are burnt orange and white. In addition to over 40,163 undergraduate students, TUTA also boasts of over 10,927 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 51,090 (Fall 2019). To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 3,722 (2019-20) faculty. Around 97% of the students are 24 and under at The University of Texas at Austin. At TUTA around 39% are white, 24% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 23% are Asian. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Matthew McConaughey (Film Producer, Actor), Neil deGrasse Tyson (Astrophysicist, Author), Farrah Fawcett (Film Producer, Model), and Roger Clemens (Baseball player, Actor) in its 137 years of existence. The University of Texas at Austin's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I – Big 12. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. At TUTA, 505 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication), and ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics). The University of Texas at Austin has around $30 billion (system)(2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact






110 Inner Campus Drive


Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed The University of Texas at Austin at the 76th position among other national universities.


  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    1st Dec

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


  • SAT Range

    1230 - 1480



  • ACT Range

    27 - 33

  • High School GPA

    Considered but not required

  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


The admissions process is moderately difficult albeit selective in its approach. To kickstart the admission process at TUTA, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $75. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1230-1480 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 27 might also given admission but the average ACT score at The University of Texas at Austin is 30. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, Texas 78705. They can also call them at (512) 471-3434.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


  • Average Annual Cost


Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


  • Other Fees


  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for Rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


  • Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


Before applying to TUTA, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $41,479. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Most Popular Majors:

  • Business/Commerce, General

    1,513 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    713 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    556 Graduates

  • Economics

    481 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    469 Graduates

  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

    455 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    352 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    322 Graduates

  • Public Relations, Advertising, and...

    469 Graduates

  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

    455 Graduates

  • Finance and Financial Management Se...

    352 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    322 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    317 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    314 Graduates

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

    298 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    283 Graduates

  • Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

    282 Graduates

  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

    281 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    276 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    272 Graduates

  • Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

    270 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    224 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    213 Graduates

  • Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

    203 Graduates

  • Business Administration, Management...

    197 Graduates

  • International/Global Studies

    196 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    193 Graduates

  • Public Health

    179 Graduates

  • Chemical Engineering

    178 Graduates

  • History

    173 Graduates

  • Marketing

    169 Graduates

  • Journalism

    152 Graduates

  • Sociology

    148 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    147 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    138 Graduates

  • Management Information Systems and...

    130 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    130 Graduates

  • Civil Engineering

    122 Graduates

  • Neurobiology and Neurosciences

    120 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    102 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    102 Graduates

  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

    100 Graduates

  • Social Work

    94 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    90 Graduates

  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

    89 Graduates

  • Physics

    88 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    83 Graduates

  • Petroleum Engineering

    81 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    71 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    68 Graduates

  • Biomedical/Medical Engineering

    67 Graduates

  • Apparel and Textiles

    66 Graduates

  • Music

    64 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    57 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    49 Graduates

  • Architecture

    47 Graduates

  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

    47 Graduates

  • Architectural Engineering

    46 Graduates

  • Real Estate

    46 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    42 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    41 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    40 Graduates

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

    31 Graduates

  • Design and Applied Arts

    29 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    27 Graduates

  • East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

    27 Graduates

  • Urban Studies/Affairs

    20 Graduates

  • Dance

    19 Graduates

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

    17 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    15 Graduates

  • Applied Mathematics

    15 Graduates

  • International Business

    14 Graduates

  • Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

    11 Graduates

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

    10 Graduates

  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

    10 Graduates

  • Classics and Classical Languages, L...

    9 Graduates

  • Religion/Religious Studies

    9 Graduates

  • Culinary Arts and Related Services

    8 Graduates

  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering

    8 Graduates

  • Graphic Communications

    8 Graduates

  • Classical and Ancient Studies

    6 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    3 Graduates

  • Archeology

    1 Graduates

  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

    1 Graduates

  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

    1 Graduates

  • Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.


Full-time / Part-time

93% / 7%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,284 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname

Bevo (Longhorn Steer)

School Colors

burnt orange and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Twelve Conference

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)





Swimming and Diving


Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)






Swimming and Diving


Track and Field


Campus Security

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,812 per year for living on campus. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 46% and 54%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$16,750 - $26,495

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$174 - $275

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


The financial aid department of The University of Texas at Austin helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at The University of Texas at Austin is around $5,158 and the federal grant is $4,771. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $6,842 and institutional aid worth $5,158. At TUTA, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $7,676,366 per year.

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