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The University of Texas at Austin

Students come to The University of Texas at Austin from all over the world to receive a first-class education, seek unlimited opportunities and share experiences that make a difference in their life and the lives of others. Their backgrounds, interests and opinions are as diverse as the student body itself.

Residency

  • Texas residents: 91%
  • Out-of-state students: 8%
  • International students: 1%

Gender

  • Men: 44%
  • Women: 56%

Ethnicity

  • White: 46%
  • Hispanic: 23%
  • Asian American: 20%
  • African American: 5%
  • Foreign: 3%
  • American Indian: 0.08%
  • Unknown: 0.4%

High School Academic Performance

  • Graduated in top 10% of class: 76%
  • Graduated in top quarter: 90%
  • Graduated in second quarter: 6%

Average SAT Scores*

  • Critical Reading: 610
  • Mathematics: 643
  • Writing: 607

* SAT national averages are Critical Reading – 496, Mathematics – 514, and Writing – 488. SAT Texas averages are Critical Reading – 477, Mathematics – 499, and Writing – 461.

Average ACT Scores

  • UT Austin average: 28
  • National average: 20.9; Texas average: 20.9

Freshman Year Experience

  • Live on campus: 63.9%
  • Women who join sororities: 17.6%
  • Men who join fraternities: 13.3%

Freshmen Retention

  • Freshmen (fall 2011) who returned for sophomore year (fall 2012): 93.2%

Sources: The source for information about residency, gender, ethnicity, high school academic performance, and test scores for summer/fall 2013 is the Office of Admissions Research. The source for information about freshman year experience and freshman retention is the Common Data Set 2012-2013; the numbers refer to the summer/fall 2012-2013 freshman class. The Common Data Set 2013-2014 is expected in December 2013.

Updated Thu, 2013-10-03 19:36 | Top

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512-475-7387
The University of Texas at Austin
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 8058
Austin, TX 78713-8058

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