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The University of Texas at Austin is a public institution situated in Austin, Texas. Austin is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

$43,612 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
32% Acceptance Rate

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The University of Texas at Austin Rankings

We have ranked UT Austin as #271 out of 1,358 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #12 out of 72 schools in Texas.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UT Austin.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Value Special Education Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Special Education Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Most Popular Teacher Education Subject Specific Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Most Popular Curriculum & Instruction Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Curriculum & Instruction Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is The University of Texas at Austin?

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Contact details for UT Austin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512-471-3434
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/UTAustinTX
Twitter: http://twitter.com/utaustin

How Do I Get Into UT Austin?

You can apply to UT Austin online at: https://www.utexas.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for UT Austin

Submission Required?
High School GPA considered but not required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Austin?

32% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
79% Submit SAT Scores
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to UT Austin. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 32%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 27%, and the acceptance rate for women is 36%.

Average Test Scores

About 79% of students accepted to UT Austin submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 610 and 720. Math scores were between 600 and 750.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 610 to 720 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 600 to 750 )
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UT Austin received ACT scores from 47% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 35. Math scores were between 25 and 32. Composite scores were between 26 and 33.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 25 to 35 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 25 to 32 )
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ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 26 to 33 )
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Can I Afford The University of Texas at Austin?

$43,612 Net Price
30% Take Out Loans
2.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UT Austin is $43,612. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UT Austin, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $5,777 a year. That adds up to $23,108 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Austin is 2.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The University of Texas at Austin Undergraduate Student Diversity

37,404 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 40,048 undergraduate students at UT Austin, with 37,404 being full-time and 2,644 being part-time.

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There are also 10,428 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 37,404 full-time undergraduates at UT Austin, 44% are male and 56% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas at Austin students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8,794
Black or African American 1,712
Hispanic or Latino 9,836
White 13,682
International Students 1,531
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,849

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas at Austin. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 119 countries are represented at UT Austin. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at The University of Texas at Austin

23,463 Took All Classes Online
46,617 Took At Least One Class Online
4,388.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 46,617 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UT Austin has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of UT Austin

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas at Austin was 4,388.9%. This is the #22 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UT Austin regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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