Rank: 31

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TXwww.utexas.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1290/29
Enrollment
42,198
Students at the University of Texas at Austin live every day like it's game day. The rivalries between the Longhorns and their neighboring Texas schools (not to mention the University of Oklahoma) are fierce, and students develop a healthy sense of community and pride in their school, as well as the charming city of Austin. UT-Austin students approach academics with...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$27,800
% of students who get any grants
45%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$18,800
Average price for low-income students
$11,100
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
78%
% of need met
69%
% of students who get merit* grants
1%
Average merit grant
$5,900
student success
Graduation rate
80%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Average student debt
$20,500
Average salary within 5 years
$53,900
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
44%
admissions
Acceptance rate
39%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1290/29
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
N/A

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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I love being a student at the University of Texas. It is one of the most renowned public education institutions in the world, and has plenty of activities to be involved in outside of academia. There are countless clubs and organizations on campus, and the surrounding city of Austin is...
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The community is so supportive of academic endeavors, and faculty are genuinely enthusiastic about helping students conduct research projects. I've developed connections with some professors that will last beyond my undergrad years. While the large campus may seem overwhelming at first, people make you feel right at home with many...
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UT Austin is an amazing school with so much to offer -- what starts here really does change the world. From its diverse array of student organizations and clubs, to some of the best professors in all of Texas, UT definitely is the best for academics and student success. The...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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