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    University of Texas, Austin

    Austin, Texas | Estd in 1883 | Government University

    QS Ranking : 72 | THE Ranking : 50

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    About University of Texas

    Considered a public Ivy in the USA, University of Texas at Austin is flagship university of the University of Texas System. University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is among the top 10 public schools in the USA according to US News & World Report 2022. University of Texas Austin degrees cover 156 undergraduate and 139 graduate programmes for international students. There are 18 colleges and schools that are a part of UT Austin, that serve various academic departments in Business, Engineering, Medicine, Social Work, etc. University of Texas QS ranking for 2024 is 58.

    University of Texas Austin is home to 51,000+ students and 3,000 teaching faculty. As one of the best research universities in the USA, Austin University serves the world through groundbreaking research, cutting-edge teaching, and learning methods. Studying in the USA at UT Austin provides the best ROI in both earning globally recognized degrees as well as a new spirit in living– there are 84 companies created by Entrepreneurs who have graduated from University of Texas at Austin. The university has produced 112 Fulbright Scholars, 31 Rhodes Scholars, and 23 Marshall Scholars as of Fall 2022.

    Students looking forward to applying to Uni of Texas Austin must know about USA Admission intakes that UT Austin adopts. Both undergraduate and graduate applications are received in Spring, Summer and Fall intakes. University of Texas Austin acceptance rate is around 29%. As of Fall 2022, there are 41,309 undergraduates and 11,075 graduate students of the total 52,384 student population at the university. University of Texas Austin IELTS requirement is 6.5 minimum. Graduate students must meet University of Texas Austin GRE requirements for MBA: 160 in Verbal and 159 in Quant. University of Texas also accepts TOEFL and GMAT scores. 

    Located in Austin, a city known for its entrepreneurial and creative spirit, University of Texas at Austin offers an excellent place. The university offers everything for students seeking to explore the benefits of studying in the USA including financial aid, sports clubs, student organisations, Greek life, undergraduate research, opportunities to assume leadership positions, and much more.

    University of Texas Overview




    University of Texas acceptance rate


    University of Texas Tuition Fees for International Students

    $24,516– $63,704 /Year

    University of Texas Website

    Number of Campuses


    University of Texas Ranking, 2024


    Academic Portfolio

    156 Undergraduate Programs

    139 Graduate Programs

    Student Portfolio (Fall 2022)

    41,309 Undergraduates

    11,075 Graduates


    • Blanton Museum of Art

    • Moody Center

    • Stark Center

    • Texas Memorial Museum

    • The Tower

    Graduate Employability



    The Daily Texan

    University of Texas Location

    University Type

    Public Research University


    Austin, Texas, United States


    431 Acres

    University of Texas Highlights

    Year of Establishment1883
    Institute TypeUniversity
    Number Of Students41309
    Campus Size431 acres
    Faculty Count2861
    Acceptance Rate29%
    Fee Range23.05 L - ₹54.07 L/yr
    Bachelors vs Masters
    Gender Ratio
    Male: 43%Female: 57%
    Male: 43%Female: 57%
    Student Demographic
    • Domestic:   39656
    • International:   1652

    University of Texas Ranking and Stats

    Ranking Agency

    University of Texas Ranking

    QS 2024 (Global)


    Times Higher Education 2023 (Global)


    US News & World Report 2023 (Global)


    US News & World Report 2023 (National)


    ARWU (Shanghai Ranking Global) 2022


    QS - Global MBA 2023


    Ranking Body
    Overall Score72.3
    Overall Rank50
    Parameter Ranking
    Industry Outcome
    International Outlook

    Ranking by year


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    University of Texas, Austin
    Adjacently Ranked Colleges

    University of Texas Courses

    University of Texas graduate programmes include 237 courses including doctoral degrees. US News & World Report has ranked more than 15 undergraduate programs and 40 graduate programs among top 10 in the USA. Favourite course for most international students in the USA is MS in Computer Science (CS). University of Texas Austin MS in CS is a 2 year program with annual fees of $28,133 (~23.10 lakh INR). 

    Graduate Course

    University of Texas Fees & Details

    MS Computer Science

    Fees: $28,133 /Year

    Duration: 2 Year Full Time


    Fees: $63,704 /Year

    Duration: 2 Year Full Time

    MS Aerospace Engineering

    Fees: $28,133 /Year

    Duration: 2 Year Full Time

    MS Information Studies

    Fees: $28,133 /Year

    Duration: 2 Year Full Time

    MS Business Analytics

    Fees: $28,133 /Year

    Duration: 10 Months Full Time

    MS Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

    Fees: $28,133 /Year

    Duration: 2 Year Full Time

    Education Level
    Duration24 Months
    Fees23.05 L/yr
    Duration48 Months
    Fees54.07 L/yr
    Duration48 Months
    Fees54.07 L/yr
    Duration48 Months
    Fees54.07 L/yr
    Duration48 Months
    Fees54.07 L/yr
    Duration48 Months
    Fees54.07 L/yr

    University of Texas Affiliated Colleges

    University of Texas Fees

    International Student
    23.05 L - ₹54.07 L/yr
    Local Student
    12.64 L - ₹22.76 L/yr

    University of Texas Cost Of Living

    Every university in the USA provides an estimate of cost of attendance that includes living costs and tuition. However, cost of living for international students only refers to expenses other than tuition fees that include room and board, study materials, transportation, personal expenses etc. Budgeting living expenses are an important financial consideration for obtaining a USA student visa, which requires demonstration of adequate financial backup. 

    University of Texas Austin fees for undergraduates are $40,582-$48,712 per year. Below table provides an estimate of living costs for 2023-2024 given by the University of Texas Austin. However, the actual costs may vary depending on the lifestyle of a student.

    Estimated University of Texas at Austin Cost (2023-2024)

    Expense Item



    Room and Board






    Books and Supplies



    Personal / Miscellaneous






    Source: Official Website

    Note: For further information on total costs students may visit

    University of Texas Admission and Application

    Application deadline September,2023

    University of Texas at Austin acceptance rate for international students is 29%. It is highly competitive to get admission at UT Austin. As University of Texas Austin rankings have stood in top 100 worldwide, highly ambitious students aspire to study at the university. As of Fall 2022, there are 52,384 total students with 41,309 enrolled in undergraduate studies, and 11,075 in graduate programs. Graduate students who enrolled in University of Texas Austin Engineering programmes carried an average GPA of 3.71 and GRE score of 318. 

    Upcoming Undergraduate Deadlines

    Enrollment Period

    Type of Intake



    Summer/Fall 2023

    Early Action

    November 1, 2023

    February 1, 2024

    Regular Decision

    December 1, 2023

    March 1, 2024

    Summer Semester 2024 Deadline

    December 1, 2023

    Fall Semester 2024 Deadline

    December 1, 2023

    Spring Semester 2025 Deadline

    September 1, 2024

    Upcoming Graduate Deadlines

    Graduate Course

    Application Deadline

    M.S Computer Science

    Fall 2024– December 1, 2023

    M.S Aerospace Engineering

    Fall 2024– December 1, 2023

    Summer 2024– December 1, 2023

    Spring 2024– October 1, 2023

    M.S Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Fall 2024– December 15, 2023

    Summer 2024– December 15, 2023

    Spring 2024– December 15, 2023

    M.S Software Engineering

    Spring 2024– November 1, 2023

    M.S Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

    Fall 2024– December 1, 2023

    Summer 2024– December 1, 2023

    Spring 2024– October 1, 2023

    Documents Required for University of Texas at Austin Admissions

    Undergraduate Courses

    Graduate Courses

    Academic Transcripts of High Schools Attended (Official and Translated)

    Academic Transcripts of Bachelor’s degree and other Secondary Higher Education qualifications (Official and Translated)

    English Language Proficiency Scores

    English Language Proficiency Scores

    SAT Score Report

    GRE Score report

    ACT Score Report

    GMAT Score reports

    2 Letter of Recommendation (LORs)

    Letter of Recommendation (LOR)


    Statement of Purpose (SOP)

    Short Essays




    Financial Declaration

    Financial Declaration

    How to Apply

    • Visit the official website of University of Texas at

    • Find “Apply” on the top of the page and click on it.

    • Select the level of degree, undergraduate/graduate OR college, Dell Medical School Admission/School of Law Admission.

    • Click on “Apply”.

    • Go to the “International” page.

    • Find the “Apply Texas” link on the international page. While fresh applicants must start by creating an account, old applicants have to do UT Austin login using username and password.

    • Create an account using Name, and Email.

    • Fill the application form with details such as personal information, academic history, etc.

    • Submit all the application materials such as High School Transcripts, College Transcripts (If any), along with English language proficiency test scores.

    • Submit optional application materials like letters of recommendation, Resume, and SAT or ACT scores.

    • Review the application before final submission.

    • Pay a non-refundable application fee of $90, $200 for MBA, or $125 for MPA, after submitting the application.

    University of Texas Scholarship

    University of Texas Austin offers over 3000 scholarships for eligible students. However, financial aid for international students is limited and some of them are applicable to only tuition fees. For more financial aid, students are encouraged to check other USA scholarships offered by various universities, and foundations. 

    Scholarship Name

    Eligibility Criteria


    Application Deadline

    Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship

    • International Undergraduate Student

    • Essay of Achievements

    • Fall Tuition Award

    • $3,500    

    March 1

    The Limura Peace Endowed Scholarship

    • Undergraduate students from Asia, who have  lived or attended school in East Asia or Asia

    • Autumn Tuition Award

    • $5000

    • April 1

    International Education Fee Scholarship

    • Undergraduate international students


    •  April 1

    General ISSS Financial Aid

    • International students completing at least two semesters at University of Texas

    • $4,000 per Semester (Fall and Spring)

    • $2,500 in Summer Semester

    •  April 1

    The International Peace Scholarship

    • Women from various nations

    • Graduate Program at UT


    • March 1

    University of Texas Eligibility

    Undergraduate Courses

    Graduate Courses

    A high school GPA of 3.75 (95%) on a US 4.0 scale

    A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale or 85%

    A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 Scale or 87% (for MBA)

    IELTS score of 6.5

    IELTS score of 6.5 

    TOEFL score iBT of 79

    TOEFL-iBT score of 79

    SAT score: 1070 (EBRW– 480 and Maths– 530)

    GRE score: Verbal 151 | Quant 153 | 4.0 Analytical 

    GRE score: Verbal 160 | Quant 159 (For MBA)

    ACT score: 30 or better

    GMAT score: 580 or Above | 706 for MBA

    University of Texas Campus Life

    • Students while at University of Austin can stay active and vibrant through 1,300 student organisations, many of them exclusively for graduate students..

    • There are 5,782 student members in UT Austin fraternity and sorority life with 63% are females and 37% are males.

    • The university has around 45 recreational sports clubs, 18 NCAA Division I varsity sports for both men and women, along with 10 major indoor and outdoor stadiums.

    • University of Texas Austin students can express their opinions through print media such as Study Breaks magazine, Longhorn Life, The Daily Texan; a TV station and radio station.

    • The campus of University of Texas at Austin has 7 museums, many famous landmarks such as Cactus Cafe, Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Moody Center, etc.

    • Students at the university can get involved in community engagement, volunteer at various events conducted within and outside of the Austin campus.

    University of Texas Campus Facilities

    Study Amenities


    Students at the University of Texas at Austin have access to 17 libraries. They include Perry-Castañeda Library, Architecture and Planning Library, Classics Library, McKinney Engineering Library, Fine Arts Library, Walter Geology Library, Kuehne Physics Mathematics Astronomy Library, Life Science Library, Benson Latin American Collection. Together they hold more than 10 million volumes and offer the latest digital journals, web resources and databases. UT Austin libraries offer collaborative study spaces, quiet Study Spaces, reading rooms, closed study rooms for doctoral students, individual and group study rooms, and computers. Students can use printers, scanners, and micro-form readers with a  UTE ID. 

    I.T Infrastructure

    Students at University of Texas at Austin have access to more than 50 software. They are

    • 7Zip

    • ArcGIS

    • Eclipse

    • Firefox

    • Google Earth

    • iTunes

    • LoggerPro

    • Matlab

    • Microsoft Office

    • MiKTeX

    • Notepad++

    • Putty

    • Python

    • QGIS

    • R

    • R Studio

    • Skype

    • Spyder

    • VLC Media Player

    • WinSCP

    • Wolfram Mathematica

    • XMing

    • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite

    • Arduino Software

    • Atom

    • Autocad

    • Blender

    • Epic Games Launcher

    • FBX Review

    • Final Cut Pro

    • Font Book

    • Garage Band

    • Google Chrome

    • Image Capture

    • iMovie

    • OBS

    • Processing

    • QLab

    • QuickTime Player

    • Rhinoceros

    • Safari

    • SnailSVNLite

    • Solidangle

    • SyphonInject

    • TextEdit

    • Unity

    • Xcode

    • Adobe Acrobat

    • Cortana

    • Grass GIS

    • Groove Music

    • JetBrains

    • TeXworks

    • Zoom

    • NVivo (iMac 101, 102)

    • Open Refine

    • SPSS (iMac 106, 107, 108)

    • Stata/MP

    • Sublime Text

    • Tableau Public

    • Kurzweil 1000

    • Kurzweil 3000

    • Windows - Language Options

    • Windows - Magnifier

    • Windows - On-Screen Keyboard

    • Windows - Windows Narrator

    Amenities Club


    University of Texas at Austin has dining halls, restaurants and coffee shops where students can eat, drink, socialise, and relax. Cypress Bend Cafe, Jester Java, Littlefield Patio Cafe are coffee shops where students can get cold and hot beverages, quick bites, and baked items. While Cypress Bend Cafe is a grill and coffee shop, students can get Starbucks coffee, breakfast tacos, and bakery at Jester Java. J2 Dining, Jester City Limits, Kins Dining, are buffet style dining halls at University of Texas Austin where students can eat regular breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cypress Bend Cafe, Littlefield Patio Cafe also serve as restaurants along with Jesta' Pizza.



    While studying at the UT Austin students can either participate in recreational sports to simply active, recreational sports clubs to learn a particular sport, or varsity teams to compete in NCAA I athletics in the USA. Austin University mascot is Bevo. There are around 45 recreational sports clubs along with 18 varsity teams in Football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, track and field, etc. There are at least 10 notable athletic facilities that include Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium (Football), UFCU Disch-Falk Field for baseball, Mike A. Myers Stadium for soccer, track and field; Texas Tennis Center, along with Gregory Gymnasium for volleyball. University of Texas basketball has one of the prominent sports facilities at Moody Centre that has a seating capacity of 15,000. 


    Transport Facility

    University of Austin provides ample transport options to students to get around the campus. Students can use bicycles, shuttle buses, carpools, carshares to get around campus as well as shuttle between residences and UT Austin campus. The UT Shuttle System is one of the largest in the USA serving 9 routes and over 3 million passengers every year. Students, staff, and faculty can travel free-of-cost with a valid UT ID card. CapMetro is a bus system serving many different parts of Austin and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The UT Austin community may use CapMetro free of charge by swiping a valid UT ID. The Entertainment Bus is another free-ride option to travel late at night.

    University of Texas Accommodation

    International students who have admission offers from University of Texas Austin are fully covered with both on campus and off campus accommodation facilities. There are four types of on campus accommodation from residence halls to exquisite apartments. For living off campus, students require $19,175 for 1BHK, $34,457 for a 3BHK for a 9 month lease. 

    University-Owned Accommodation

    • UT Austin housing facilities currently accommodate approximately over 9,748 students.

    • All the residential facilities offer basic amenities like laundry facilities, individual thermostat, parking & storage, study rooms, front desk, furniture etc.

    • Both Gender-inclusive and gender-specific housings are available.



    Name of the accommodationCost per Year

    Colorado Apartments - Single student housing

    1 Bedroom: $1,110

    2 Bedroom, Bedroom A (55% OF $1,270):$698.50

    2 Bedroom, Bedroom B (45% OF $1,270): $571.50

    Gateway Apartments - Single student housing

    1 Bedroom: $1,075

    2 Bedroom, Bedroom 1: $679.25

    2 Bedroom, Bedroom 2: $555.75

    Brackenridge Apartments - family housing

    1 Bedroom: $1,190

    2 Bedroom: $1,355

    3 Bedroom: $1,655

    2400 Nueces

    Type of AccommodationCost


    $1,430 (9 months) 

    $1,355 (12 months)

    1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom    

    $1,745 (9 months) 

    $1,670 (12 months)

    2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom    

    $1,405 (9 months) 

    $1,330 (12 months)

    2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom (Double Occupancy Bedroom)    

    $925 (9 months) 

    $850 (12 months)

    3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom    

    $1,245 (9 months) 

    $1,170 (12 months)

    4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom

    $1,110 (9 months) 

    $1,035 (12 months)

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    Private Accommodation

    • Students looking for private accommodations can visit

    • The best way to rent private housing is near the UT Austin campus.

    • Students must also carefully check lease rules, facilities provided, rental costs before getting into a private housing.

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    UT Austin is located at Austin, Texas, United States.

    According to QS World University Rankings, 2024, University of Texas ranking is 58. University of Texas world ranking is 50th as per Times Higher Education, 2023. 

    MS Computer Science at University of Texas Austin has been ranked at 8 by US News & World Report 2023-2024. University of Texas Austin MS in CS is a two year graduate program that has annual fees of $28,133 (~23.10 lakh INR). It requires an IELTS score of 6.5, TOEFL score of 79, and GRE score of 316 to gain admission.

    Prospective students seeking admission to University of Texas graduate programs must submit GRE scores unless specified otherwise. University of Texas Austin GRE requirements for graduate admissions are 151 (Verbal), 153 in Quant, and 4.0 in Analytical section. For MBA, GRE requirements are 160 in Verbal and 159 in Quant.

    UT Austin acceptance rate for international students is only 29%. That means only 29 applicants are accepted out of 100 applications received. The high competitiveness is due to the excellent research-oriented education offered by the university. University of Texas is among the top 50 best global universities according to US News & World Report 2022.

    UT Austin acceptance rate 2023 for international students is just 29% indicating how competitive it is to secure an admission at the university. University of Texas at Austin considers class rank, Test scores, strength of academic background, Record of achievements, honours and awards, extracurricular accomplishments, competitiveness of the major applied to, etc to consider freshman applicants.

    Prospective international students require a minimum 3.75 GPA on US 4.0 scale for studying Bachelor’s courses and 3.0/4.0 GPA for studying postgraduate courses at University of Texas at Austin. However, MBA applicants need a minimum GPA of 3.25 to be considered for admission at University of Texas Austin.

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