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The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Texas

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Overview

Student Population
51,832
The University of Texas at Austin overview
Location Austin, Texas
Online utexas.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
The University of Texas at Austin overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Austin, Texas, The University of Texas at Austin is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 53,525 prospective students applied, and 17,029 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 8,170 enrolled in the school.  48,542 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,290 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $10,824 plus fees of $0. UT Austin is ranked 89 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

9/10
Overall
10/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
10/10
Value

UT Austin is rated within the top 20% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for The University of Texas at Austin within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
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SAT 1230/1480
ACT 27/33
GPA 3.8
Applications Accepted
31.8% 
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Applications Due Dec 1, 2021
Applicant Competition High
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$10,824
In State Costs for The University of Texas at Austin
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$700
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,812
Budget for Other Expenses$4,392
Total One Year Cost$27,728
Out of State Resident Tuition
$38,326
Out of State Costs for The University of Texas at Austin
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$700
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,812
Budget for Other Expenses$4,392
Total One Year Cost$55,230

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$68,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
81% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by The University of Texas at Austin students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 13%
Communication 13%
Business 12%
Engineering 11%
Biology 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228778 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at Austin.

Current students may use the The University of Texas at Austin GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.