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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: 7%
  • International students: 2%

Gender

  • Men: 47%
  • Women: 53%

Ethnicity

  • White: 45%
  • Hispanic: 21%
  • Asian American: 23%
  • African American: 4%
  • Foreign: 4%
  • American Indian: <1%
  • Unknown: 1%

High School Academic Performance

  • Graduated in top 10% of class: 70%
  • Graduated in top quarter: 91%
  • Graduated in second quarter: 6%

Average SAT Scores*

  • Critical Reading: 625
  • Mathematics: 654
  • Writing: 623

* 2014 SAT national averages are Critical Reading – 497, Mathematics – 513, and Writing – 487. SAT Texas averages are Critical Reading – 476, Mathematics – 495, and Writing – 461.

Average ACT Scores

  • UT Austin average: 29
  • National average: 21.0; Texas average: 20.9

Freshmen Retention

  • Freshmen (fall 2012) who returned for sophomore year (fall 2013): 93.6%

Sources: The source for information about residency, gender, ethnicity, high school academic performance, and test scores for summer/fall 2014 is the Office of Admissions Research. The source for information about freshman retention is the Common Data Set 2013-2014.

Updated Wed, 2014-11-05 12:15 | 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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