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University of Texas - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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University of Texas, Austin

University of Texas, Austin

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University of Texas Description:

The University of Texas at Austin is the flagship campus for the Texas university system. With close to 50,000 students, the university is one of the largest in the country. Academically, UT Austin frequently ranks as one of the top public universities in the U.S., and the McCombs School of Business is especially strong. Other strengths include education, engineering and law. The university's Longhorn athletic program, part of the Big 12 Conference, also ranks among the best in the country, and UT teams can boast of 39 NCAA championships. The football, baseball, basketball and swimming teams are particularly notable.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 52,186 (39,955 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Scholarships for the University of Texas (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,798 (in-state); $33,842 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $750 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,362
  • Other Expenses: $4,246
  • Total Cost: $26,156 (in-state); $50,200 (out-of-state)

University of Texas Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 62%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 50%
    • Loans: 43%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,668
    • Loans: $5,957

Most Popular Majors:

Advertising, Biology, Communication Studies, Economics, Electrical Engineering, English, Finance, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Radio and Television

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 93%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 51%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 79%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Texas 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 of new knowledge. The university preserves and promotes the arts, benefits the state’s economy, serves the citizens through public programs and provides other public service.

mission statement from http://www.utexas.edu/welcome/mission.html

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