You embrace a challenge. We do, too.

From invisibility cloaks (yes, those are a thing) to self-driving cars, our faculty researchers and the students with whom they work are the vanguard of innovation and invention. It’s part of why Times Higher Education recently ranked The University of Texas at Austin one of the top 30 in the world.

It’s also part of why an education here is widely considered one of the best values in the country (just ask the likes of Kiplinger’s or The Princeton Review).

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You’re open to discovery. So are we.

So much so that we’re transforming the face of higher education, combining cutting-edge technology with faculty talent to provide an educational experience that’s second to none. Static lectures? Not so much. Top rankings? Indeed. U.S. News & World Report designated our accounting and Latin American history programs the top in the country this year; more than 50 other science, humanities, and professional programs ranked in the top 25.

We’re hardly all work and no play, though. Because if there’s one thing we know, it’s that getting there is half the fun.

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You want to change the world, for yourself and for others. And you’re not afraid to admit it.

We’re with you there, too. Austin, Tex., is the fastest-growing city in the U.S.—and, according to Forbes, one of the most innovative as well. So if limits aren’t your thing, that’s good, because although we’re famous for ours, we’re also a city for the 21st century—diverse yet inclusive.

We’re known for “keeping it weird,” but it’s not a prerequisite, and if there’s a party, you’re invited—you and 100,118 of your closest friends.

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Consider, then, a place committed to innovative learning and research—an environment that encourages creativity, analysis, and critical thinking while working to find solutions to real-world problems.

Imagine yourself on a campus at the heart of a vibrant city that expands opportunities for learning—that is, when it's not paying it forward or keeping it weird.

Become a part of a diverse community known around the world for its bold spirit of pride and competitiveness. Define your future as you realize you’re free to question ideas, pursue long-held passions, and explore new interests—to redefine what’s possible.

Are you ready to get started? Because we can help you with that.