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University of Texas - Austin

5,149 reviews
  1. Austin, TX
  2. 4 Year
#16 in Best Colleges in America
A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A+
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A+
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    A+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B-
University of Texas - Austin is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Big Twelve Conference
Address
110 Inner Campus Drive
Austin, TX 78712
Website

University of Texas - Austin Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
40%
SAT Range
1170-1410
ACT Range
26-32
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended

Cost

Net Price
$16,832/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,696/ year
  • $30-48k
    $12,335/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,295/ year
  • $76-110k
    $21,737/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,614/ year

Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.236 responses
43%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.234 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.234 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
36,309Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 123 responses
  • Attractive
    3%
  • Confident
    4%
  • Fun
    1%
  • Happy to be there
    16%
  • Hardworking
    17%
  • Hipsters
    2%
  • Intelligent
    16%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.373 responses
Poll
28%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.424 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 111 responses
  • Huge
    11%
  • Amazing
    14%
  • Bureaucracy
    3%
  • Diverse
    1%
  • Hipster
    3%
  • Boring
    1%
  • Intelligent
    16%

After University of Texas - Austin

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
81%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.113 responses

Reviews

5,149 reviews
  • Excellent
    1365
  • Very Good
    2105
  • Average
    1402
  • Poor
    175
  • Terrible
    102
An amazingly diverse school full of varying groups and opportunities for anyone interested. The best school in Texas.
  • College Junior
  • 18 days ago
The prestige held in being a student of the University of Texas at Austin is very prominent and ensues a kind of confidence in my job prospects following graduation.
  • College Sophomore
  • 20 days ago
The professors are often concerned for your academic success and well being due to they themselves being human beings, contrary to what some students might believe.
  • College Sophomore
  • 20 days ago