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The University of Texas at Austin

110 Inner Campus Drive,
Austin, Texas – 78705 
Phone: 
(512)471-3434

INSTITUTION

The University of Texas at Austin

Mission Statement

The 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.

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

29%

Admissions Yield

48%

Applicants Total

66,077

Admissions Total

18,994

ENROLLMENT

The University of Texas at Austin has a total undergraduate enrollment of 40,916 and a student faculty ratio of 17:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
11,135
Total Enrollment
51,991
Undergraduate Enrollment
40,916
Graduate Enrollment
11,075
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
96
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17
Enrolled Total
9,060

FEES

The total tuition and fees for The University of Texas at Austin is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $75
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $11,752
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $29,788
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $59,032

ACT Requirements​

26%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

27%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

33%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to The University of Texas at Austin scored between a 1230 – 1500 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1370. Roughly 56% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
56%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
620
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
730
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
610
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
770

Admissions Criteria

The The University of Texas at Austin evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Considered but not required
Secondary school rank
Considered but not required
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Considered but not required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Required

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
4%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
27%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
35%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
24%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

71% of students at The University of Texas at Austin are awarded financial aid with an average package of $12,723. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

71%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$12,723

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$16,589

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

The University of Texas at Austin has an average graduation rate of 70% within 4 years and 88% within 6 years. At The University of Texas at Austin, 10,040 students earn a bachelors, 3,060 receive a master’s, and 1,290 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 4% of the student body are from foreign countries,87% in-state, and 8% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
87%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
8%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
4%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
10,040
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
3,060
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
1,290
Graduation rate, total cohort
88
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
70
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
88