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The University of Texas at Austin is a public institution located in Austin, Texas. The city atmosphere of Austin makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

$43,612 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
29% Acceptance Rate

Where Is The University of Texas at Austin?


Contact details for UT Austin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512-471-3434

How Do I Get Into UT Austin?

You can apply to UT Austin online at:

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 Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Austin?

29% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
56% Submit SAT Scores
If you plan to apply to UT Austin, make sure you don't wait until the last minute to fill out your application. The school is one of the most selective in the United States and has a low acceptance rate of 29%. If you are admitted, that's something to brag about!

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 25%, and the acceptance rate for women is 32%.

Average Test Scores

About 56% 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 620 and 730. Math scores were between 610 and 770.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 620 to 730 )

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 610 to 770 )
UT Austin received ACT scores from 26% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 35. Math scores were between 26 and 33. Composite scores were between 27 and 33.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 25 to 35 )
ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 26 to 33 )
ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at Austin  ( 27 to 33 )

Can I Afford The University of Texas at Austin?

$43,612 Net Price
28% Take Out Loans
0.8% 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UT Austin, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $5,764 a year. That adds up to $23,056 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Austin is 0.8%. 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

38,250 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 40,916 undergraduate students at UT Austin, with 38,250 being full-time and 2,666 being part-time.


There are also 11,075 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 38,250 full-time undergraduates at UT Austin, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9,143
Black or African American 1,749
Hispanic or Latino 10,483
White 13,163
International Students 1,762
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,950

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

509 Took All Classes Online
23,707 Took At Least One Class Online
4,388.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 23,707 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.


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 #23 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%.


*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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