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University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX

U Texas at Austin, founded in 1883, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business Administration, Communication, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences, and Pharmacy; and the Schools of Architecture, Nursing, and Social Work. Its 360-acre urban campus is located in Austin.

Web Sitewww.utexas.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students39,955
   Women20,563 (51.5%)
   Men19,392 (48.5%)
Graduate Students12,231

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate47% of 35,431 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineDecember 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math642 average
580-710 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading606 average
550-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing606 average
540-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $25,808
Out-of-state: $49,842
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,790
Out-of-state: $33,824
Room and Board
$11,362
Average Percent of Need Met78%
Average Freshman Award$13,669
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$26,097

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
2,735
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-59 students: 15% of classes
Over 100 students: 11% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Austin Population656,562
Nearest Metropolitan AreaSan Antonio
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing64% of freshmen, 19% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotLonghorns
Sororities4.9% of women participate
Fraternities3.4% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
18.5% Asian
4.6% Black/African-American
21.9% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.5% White
0.4% Unknown
International Students4.8% from 99 countries
First-Year Students Returning93.2%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
50.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.60 4.06 651 619 622 29
Low 2.00 2.60 410 410 400 18
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 36
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DID YOU KNOW?

• UT's McDonald Observatory produces "StarDate," heard nationwide on many NPR stations.

• Over 200 UT Web sites offer study support to parents, teachers and students in kindergarten through high school.

• One UT museum holds 40 million documents relating to President Lyndon Johnson.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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