The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 40,506
Graduate Enrollment: 11,075
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 28.75%

Male/Female: 44% / 56% (2017)

First generation college students: 27.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.1% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,371
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1230 - 1500

2022 Median Admit ACT: 30
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 27 - 33

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 73.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 55.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 42.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 31.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 35.0%
Black: 4.5%
Hispanic: 27.2%
Asian: 23.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.0%
Non-resident alien: 4.3%
Unknown race: 1.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $28,571
In-State tuition: $11,752
Out-of-State tuition: $40,996

Estimated books and supplies: $724 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,768 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,544 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,768 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,544 (2022)

Average Family Income: $79,631 (2017)
Median Family Income: $53,018 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 23.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 27.6%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $217 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $11,559
$30k-48k $13,365
$48k-75k $16,738
$75k-110k $24,528
$110k+ $27,650

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 70%
6-year graduation rate: 88%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $11,785 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,258 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $19,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 79.8% (2015)
@3 year 83.0% (2017)
@5 year 87.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 66.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 66.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $48,212 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $64,007 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 6
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 56 $21,000 $223 $55,827 ($4,652) $60,340 ($5,028)
Master's Degree Architecture. 52 $785 $61,199 ($5,100) $66,331 ($5,528)
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 39 $396 $57,402 ($4,784)
Doctoral Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 4 $63,539 ($5,295)
Master's Degree Environmental Design. 8
Master's Degree Landscape Architecture. 7
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 459 $20,995 $216 $45,616 ($3,801) $65,345 ($5,445)
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 44 $542 $49,487 ($4,124) $69,555 ($5,796)
Doctoral Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 5 $76,612 ($6,384)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 126
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 365 $20,500 $217 $98,356 ($8,196) $112,017 ($9,335)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 36
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 20
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 157 $385 $48,129 ($4,011) $51,661 ($4,305)
Doctoral Degree Information Science/Studies. 1
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 5
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 39 $50,584 ($4,215) $55,827 ($4,652)
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 26 $783 $70,265 ($5,855) $75,288 ($6,274)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 59 $329 $50,766 ($4,231) $59,248 ($4,937)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 23 $612 $109,225 ($9,102) $83,640 ($6,970)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 53 $272 $50,107 ($4,176) $62,497 ($5,208)
Doctoral Degree Special Education and Teaching. 13 $84,618 ($7,052)
Master's Degree Engineering Mechanics. 4
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 12
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 2
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 15
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 275 $18,750 $196 $77,142 ($6,429) $92,067 ($7,672)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 58 $92,259 ($7,688)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 36
Bachelor's Degree Petroleum Engineering. 93 $17,239 $183 $87,882 ($7,324) $111,635 ($9,303)
Master's Degree Petroleum Engineering. 31
Doctoral Degree Petroleum Engineering. 26
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 22
Doctoral Degree Industrial Engineering. 6
Bachelor's Degree Geological/Geophysical Engineering. 2
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 14
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 42 $21,892 $230 $28,796 ($2,400) $41,102 ($3,425)
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 2
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 33 $20,750 $232 $16,440 ($1,370) $47,139 ($3,928)
Doctoral Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 39
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 200 $21,500 $217 $33,388 ($2,782) $48,118 ($4,010)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 14
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 16 $56,794 ($4,733)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 63
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 64 $21,323 $226 $40,976 ($3,415) $55,146 ($4,596)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 24
Doctoral Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 12 $76,468 ($6,372)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 14
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 195 $19,052 $197 $41,537 ($3,461) $59,458 ($4,955)
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 19 $86,336 ($7,195)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 638 $21,893 $216 $29,411 ($2,451) $54,042 ($4,504)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 304 $19,000 $198 $27,980 ($2,332) $61,992 ($5,166)
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 5
Master's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 3
Doctoral Degree Nutrition Sciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 166 $18,535 $188 $37,647 ($3,137) $57,068 ($4,756)
Bachelor's Degree Computational Science. 15
Master's Degree Computational Science. 16
Doctoral Degree Computational Science. 9
Master's Degree Marine Sciences. 1
Doctoral Degree Marine Sciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Sustainability Studies. 27 $18,636 $188 $29,542 ($2,462)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 206 $21,500 $215 $47,339 ($3,945) $51,323 ($4,277)
Master's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 6
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 198 $22,361 $220 $33,664 ($2,805) $57,339 ($4,778)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 6
Doctoral Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 6
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 50 $18,676 $207 $33,209 ($2,767) $43,995 ($3,666)
Master's Degree Philosophy. 3
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 8
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 15
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 104 $457 $62,760 ($5,230) $76,849 ($6,404)
Doctoral Degree Public Policy Analysis. 2
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 83 $21,506 $203 $33,572 ($2,798) $47,151 ($3,929)
Master's Degree Social Work. 135 $429 $48,938 ($4,078) $54,977 ($4,581)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 8
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 79 $22,523 $210 $30,382 ($2,532) $40,367 ($3,364)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 9
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 7
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 23 $26,000 $273 $24,286 ($2,024)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 18 $32,864 ($2,739) $50,885 ($4,240)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 532 $21,125 $207 $52,626 ($4,386) $81,620 ($6,802)
Master's Degree Economics. 68 $490 $77,881 ($6,490) $75,503 ($6,292)
Doctoral Degree Economics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 77 $21,875 $228 $39,777 ($3,315) $61,313 ($5,109)
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 4
Doctoral Degree Geography and Cartography. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 108 $20,500 $217 $20,789 ($1,732) $53,486 ($4,457)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 25 $426 $57,431 ($4,786) $70,889 ($5,907)
Doctoral Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 5 $63,676 ($5,306)
First Professional Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 10
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 15 $25,625 $265
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 8 $23,000
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 217
Master's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 7
Doctoral Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 18 $103,369 ($8,614)
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 122 $136,681 ($11,390)
Doctoral Degree Accounting and Related Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 238 $21,500 $217 $31,380 ($2,615) $54,491 ($4,541)
Master's Degree Public Health. 4
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 4
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 120 $19,651 $205 $69,158 ($5,763) $73,745 ($6,145)
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 189 $19,000 $199 $82,058 ($6,838) $96,963 ($8,080)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 175 $608 $102,953 ($8,579) $133,663 ($11,139)
Doctoral Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 8
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 191 $19,625 $208 $56,880 ($4,740) $74,178 ($6,182)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Real Estate. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma History. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 147 $19,553 $197 $37,453 ($3,121) $49,738 ($4,145)
Master's Degree History. 7
Doctoral Degree History. 17 $63,377 ($5,281)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 67 $22,215 $220 $30,211 ($2,518) $41,646 ($3,471)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 38 $74,369 ($6,197)
Doctoral Degree Area Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 44 $26,000 $258 $41,730 ($3,478) $49,258 ($4,105)
Master's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 11
Doctoral Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 255 $20,500 $207 $44,581 ($3,715)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 144 $21,500 $183 $38,357 ($3,196) $51,204 ($4,267)
Master's Degree Journalism. 10
Doctoral Degree Journalism. 5
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 267 $23,044 $228 $30,060 ($2,505) $46,216 ($3,851)
Master's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 30 $598 $34,826 ($2,902)
Doctoral Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 9
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 3
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 63
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 38 $273 $49,326 ($4,111) $53,566 ($4,464)
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Engineering, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 123 $22,542 $235 $76,396 ($6,366) $86,315 ($7,193)
Master's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 23
Doctoral Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 12
Bachelor's Degree Architectural Engineering. 37 $25,701 $266 $70,594 ($5,883) $92,318 ($7,693)
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 103 $21,071 $223 $68,111 ($5,676) $87,087 ($7,257)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 10
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 19
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 154 $19,844 $209 $84,320 ($7,027) $95,916 ($7,993)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 10
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 31
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 160 $21,030 $211 $70,706 ($5,892) $82,103 ($6,842)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 105 $423 $77,625 ($6,469) $101,220 ($8,435)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 36 $103,373 ($8,614)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 339 $20,500 $217 $91,046 ($7,587) $106,557 ($8,880)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 134 $143,727 ($11,977) $147,915 ($12,326)
Doctoral Degree Engineering Mechanics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Doctoral Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 70 $19,241 $201 $34,776 ($2,898) $53,437 ($4,453)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 13
Bachelor's Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 14
Doctoral Degree Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 12
Master's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Doctoral Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 151 $20,500 $211 $33,585 ($2,799) $53,360 ($4,447)
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 148 $21,500 $228 $36,317 ($3,026) $51,787 ($4,316)
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 6
Doctoral Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 48 $24,812 $231 $33,215 ($2,768) $51,006 ($4,251)
First Professional Degree Law. 297 $137,082 ($11,424)
Master's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 2
Doctoral Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 5
Master's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 1
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 14
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 1
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 7
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 4
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 147 $23,612 $246 $29,530 ($2,461)
Doctoral Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 13
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 36 $22,500 $191 $51,898 ($4,325) $76,309 ($6,359)
Master's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 10
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 294 $20,500 $207 $53,361 ($4,447) $75,618 ($6,302)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 3
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Mathematics. 23
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 66 $632 $74,303 ($6,192)
Doctoral Degree Applied Mathematics. 3
Master's Degree Statistics. 10
Master's Degree Historic Preservation and Conservation. 7
Doctoral Degree Historic Preservation and Conservation. 2
Master's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 5
Doctoral Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 33 $25,250 $46,773 ($3,898)
Master's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7
Doctoral Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 116 $18,500 $189 $42,371 ($3,531) $58,652 ($4,888)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 4
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 27 $116,230 ($9,686)
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 65 $16,487 $180 $50,503 ($4,209) $62,069 ($5,172)
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 22
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 35 $64,894 ($5,408) $103,710 ($8,643)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 92 $20,333 $207 $36,897 ($3,075) $76,239 ($6,353)
Master's Degree Physics. 6
Doctoral Degree Physics. 29 $112,736 ($9,395)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 395 $19,750 $199 $31,990 ($2,666) $45,001 ($3,750)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 6
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 10
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 34 $628 $46,957 ($3,913) $57,376 ($4,781)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 22 $393 $63,059 ($5,255) $87,790 ($7,316)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 54
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 45 $466 $56,163 ($4,680) $84,996 ($7,083)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 366 $20,500 $207 $40,697 ($3,391) $59,257 ($4,938)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 14
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 11
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 122 $23,000 $228 $36,367 ($3,031) $53,118 ($4,427)
Master's Degree Sociology. 4
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 12
Bachelor's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 25 $32,452 ($2,704)
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 68 $21,500 $225 $30,980 ($2,582) $32,436 ($2,703)
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 16 $31,073 ($2,589)
Doctoral Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 4
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 96 $24,057 $232 $26,850 ($2,238) $40,074 ($3,340)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 25 $57,515 ($4,793)
Doctoral Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 10
Bachelor's Degree Music. 67 $26,000 $261 $37,295 ($3,108) $48,986 ($4,082)
Master's Degree Music. 40 $463 $26,241 ($2,187) $43,233 ($3,603)
Doctoral Degree Music. 45 $36,967 ($3,081) $43,607 ($3,634)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Music. 2
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 71 $672 $92,992 ($7,749) $100,189 ($8,349)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 23 $502 $112,673 ($9,389)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 681
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 114 $86,331 ($7,194)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 14
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 108 $20,750 $217 $64,515 ($5,376) $79,482 ($6,624)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 564 $1,036 $142,820 ($11,902) $166,956 ($13,913)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 4
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 240 $19,462 $206 $61,040 ($5,087) $78,482 ($6,540)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 285 $284 $66,491 ($5,541) $93,123 ($7,760)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 331 $20,500 $217 $72,426 ($6,036) $95,994 ($8,000)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma International Business. 3


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $127,494
Full time faculty: 84%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $4,694,067,678 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $6,018,159,908 (2022)