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The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX
University Website: www.utexas.edu
Apply Online: bealonghorn.utexas.edu/services/apply/apply/index.html
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The University of Texas at Austin (University of Texas, UT Austin, UT, or simply Texas) is a public research-intensive university located in Austin, Texas, United States. It is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is approximately 0.25 miles (400 m) from the Texas State Capitol in Austin. The institution has the fifth-largest single-campus enrollment in the nation, with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff.

The University of Texas at Austin was named one of the original eight Public Ivy institutions and was inducted into the American Association of Universities in 1929. The university is a major center for academic research, with research expenditures exceeding $640 million for the 2009–2010 school year. The university houses seven museums and seventeen libraries, including the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and the Blanton Museum of Art, and operates various auxiliary research facilities, such as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus and the McDonald Observatory. Among university faculty are recipients of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, the Wolf Prize, and the National Medal of Science, as well as many other awards.

UT Austin student athletes compete as the Texas Longhorns and are members of the Big 12 Conference. The university has won four NCAA Division I National Football Championships, and has claimed more titles in men's and women's sports than any other school in the Big 12 since the league was founded in 1996. Current and former UT Austin athletes have won 117 Olympic medals, including 14 in Beijing in 2008. The university was recognized by Sports Illustrated as "America's Best Sports College" in 2002.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $32,506.00 avg tuition

2400 Inner Campus Drive
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 471-3434

Apply online Admissions:
www.utexas.edu/student/admissions
Financial Aid:
finaid.utexas.edu

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Library Science
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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The University of Texas at Austin

Statistics:
Applied 32,589
Admitted 15,172 47%
Enrolled total 7,149
Full Time: 7,075
Part Time 74
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 540 670
SAT Math 580 710
SAT Writing 540 680
ACT Composite 25 31
ACT English 24 32
ACT Math 26 32
ACT Writing 7 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 92%
4-year graduation rate 51%
6-year graduation rate 81%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline 2012-12-01
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline 2013-03-15
Student Response Deadline 2013-05-01
Transfer Student Application Deadline 2012-10-01
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

The University of Texas at Austin

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $9,794.00 $9,794.00 $32,506.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $451.00 $451.00 $1,469.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,610.00 $10,610.00 $20,108.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $574.00 $574.00 $1,065.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,422.00 $10,422.00 $3,624.00
Other Expenses $3,624.00 $3,624.00 $3,624.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $75.00
Graduate Application Fee $65.00
Books and Supplies $874.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 66%
Percent receiving grant aid 54%
Avg amount of grant aid $9,097.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 45%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,109.00

The University of Texas at Austin

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architectural History and Criticism, General X
Architecture X X
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
Environmental Design/Architecture X
Landscape Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X X
Asian Studies/Civilization X X
Ethnic Studies X
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
European Studies/Civilization X
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies X
Italian Studies X
Latin American Studies X X
Near and Middle Eastern Studies X X
Russian Studies X X
Women's Studies X X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Botany/Plant Biology X
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology X
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology X
Neuroscience X
Population Biology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Finance, General X X
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X X
Journalism X X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Radio and Television X X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Foreign Language Teacher Education X
Health Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X X
Architectural Engineering X X
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Mechanics X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Industrial Engineering X
Materials Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Petroleum Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X
Writing, General X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Apparel and Textiles, General X X
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
Human Development and Family Studies, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Arabic Language and Literature X X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Comparative Literature X
Czech Language and Literature X
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Hebrew Language and Literature X
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics X X
Italian Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Portuguese Language and Literature X
Russian Language and Literature X
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Pharmaceutical Sciences X
Public Health Education and Promotion X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
LIBRARY SCIENCE
Library and Information Science X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Computational and Applied Mathematics X
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Ancient Studies/Civilization X
Biological and Physical Sciences X
Historic Preservation and Conservation X
International/Global Studies X
Marine Sciences X
Mathematics and Computer Science X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
Nutrition Sciences X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Islamic Studies X
Jewish/Judaic Studies X
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X X
Chemistry, General X X
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Geophysics and Seismology X
Hydrology and Water Resources Science X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Policy Analysis, General X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Archeology X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Design and Visual Communications, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Interior Design X
Jazz/Jazz Studies X
Music Management X
Music Performance, General X
Music Technology X
Music, General X X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X
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