The University of Texas at Austin


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Texas


The University of Texas at Austin is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the people of Texas, the nation and the world. In education and research, its depth and diversity are unmatched by most public universities. As an enduring symbol of the spirit of Texas, the university promotes economic activity and social progress and is a leading center of knowledge and creativity.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 49984
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 2509

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

1 University Station
Austin Texas 78712


Main Email:

Main Phone: 512-475-7348

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Admissions Contact:
Admissions Office
Admissions Office

Transfer Services Contact:
Admissions Office
Admissions Office
512-475-7399 [ ]

International Admissions Contact:
International Admissions Office
International Admissions Office

Athletics Contact:
DeLoss Dodds Christine A. Plonsky

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The admission grade point average is computed on all transferable college coursework the student has undertaken, whether passed, failed, or repeated.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
A transfer applicant's grade point average on transferable college coursework is a significant indicator of the applicant's academic strength. The grade point average can play an important role in an applicant's final admission decision.

Credits (Min/Max):
Have completed or have in progress the final coursework toward at least thirty semester hours of transferable credit.

Test Scores for Applying:
Yes, test score reports must be submitted to the office of admissions.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Yes, letters from deans, department chairs, or faculty members that attest to the applicant's qualifications for their respective programs form the basis for evaluating an applicant's record of achievement.

Essay(s) required:
Yes, either essays A [Statement of Purpose] and E [Personal essay] or essays D [Submit this essay in place of Essay A when applying for admission to architecture, art history, pre-design, studio art, or visual art studies/art education] and E.

Application Fee:
Yes, a nonrefundable fee of $60 is required with each application for undergraduate admission. International applicants must submit a nonrefundable fee of $75.

Other Requirements:
Have completed or have in progress the final coursework toward at least 30 semester hours of transferable credit. It is recommended an expaned resume be submitted about the applicant's academic, extracurricular, community, and work activities.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 6346

Transfers Accepted: 2859

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 45%

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Admissions Data From: Fall 2006



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General Financial Aid Information:
The UT Austin Continuing & Transfer Scholarship Application is available in November of each year and is used to award students for the following academic year. This application is strictly for continuing or transfer students who have completed or transfer

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