UT Austin is a highly rated public university located in Austin, Texas. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 37,234 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the UT Austin acceptance rate is 40%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Computer and Information Studies. Graduating 81% of students, UT Austin alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $43,100.
University of Texas - Austin Rankings
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.353 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.391 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.391 responses
Most Popular Majors
Computer and Information Studies556 Graduates
Health Service Preparatory Studies455 Graduates
Liberal Arts and Humanities451 Graduates
Mathematics & Statistics317 Graduates
Political Science and Government314 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.507 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.563 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.245 responses
University of Texas - Austin Reviews
In one sentence:there.is.something.for.everyone! UT Austin is simply the best in making a large school feeling immediately smaller by the countless communities you can jump right into. From political to adventurous student organizations, to meeting the very brightest professors and students in your chosen field, you will never cease to be amazed by the unlimited amount of opportunities available to you. For instance, I am a double major in Government and International Relations and Global Studies and am continuously amazed at the amount of programs, events, lectures , courses, and books available just for students in those majors. Your college's department of Career Services will blow you away as well, they will provide any and all resources to ensure your success after graduation. Most of all, UT is a highly respected university in the state of Texas and beyond, a degree from UT will go a very long way! I highly recommend studying here.
As a Latino student from Dallas, I was not expecting such a significant change going to UT. I experienced a shock from all fronts and I felt like it was one of the best decisions in my life. The cultural diversity is so vast that I can make friends from different backgrounds, different ethnicity, and even different countries! The academic intensity is one that made me rethink my entire approach to my classes and helped me think about how I manage with various obstacles that I will face in life. I experienced legitimate failure after failing calculus in my first semester and learning from such failure helped me realize that I must change my entire view of myself and how to pick myself up from any adversity. The student life is so immersive and interactive for those who look for it. I decided to join a Latin dance organization and I felt welcome and found myself by finding Texas Latin Dance. UT was such an awakening experience that I look forward to in the next three years.
The University of Texas is one of the most diverse campuses in the world, with students of all different backgrounds receiving educations in a variety of fields. UT has a limitless amount of resources to ensure students are achieving their academic goals including but not limited to, tutors, student teachers, online practice and much more! My time at UT has been the greatest of my life and I can confidently say I'm receiving one of the best educations in the world!