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  • General Address :
  • Austin, Texas 78712
    Phone: (512) 471-3434
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • The mission of the University 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.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $75
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
    Number of applicants38,16118,36119,800
    Percent admitted40%37%43%
    Percent admitted who enrolled47%47%47%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading550670
    SAT Math590710
    SAT Writing550680
    ACT Composite2531
    ACT English2533
    ACT Math2632
    ACT Writing79
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees
    Books and supplies$874$874$904$750-17.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$10,112$10,422$10,946$11,3623.8%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$10,250$10,422$10,946$11,3623.8%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$24,026$24,712$25,392$26,1563.0%
    Off Campus$24,164$24,712$25,392$26,1563.0%
    Off Campus with Family$13,914$14,290$14,446$14,7942.4%
    On Campus$45,876$47,300$48,730$50,2003.0%
    Off Campus$46,014$47,300$48,730$50,2003.0%
    Off Campus with Family$35,764$36,878$37,784$38,8382.8%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (512) 475-6282
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid15,05863%————
    Grant or scholarship aid4,36354%$43,381,077$9,943
    Federal grants2,10226%$10,127,483$4,818
    Pell grants2,10226%$9,577,970$4,557
    Other federal grants2533%$549,513$2,172
    State/local government grant or scholarships3,43343%$11,982,468$3,490
    Institutional grants or scholarships3,46243%$21,271,126$6,144
    Student loan aid3,11839%$18,664,786$5,986
    Federal student loans3,10039%$17,143,532$5,530
    Other student loans1392%$1,521,254$10,944

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid119,04548%$164,307,487$8,627
    Pell grants10,71927%$48,268,938$4,503
    Federal student loans16,01540%$117,617,986$7,344

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