university of texas


Above: The campus of UT Austin

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The University of Texas (also known as UT) is one of the most frequently searched universities in America, according to a recent internet keyword search of American colleges.


UT is a public research university with several campuses in the U.S. state of Texas.

The college was founded in 1881, and currently serves an enrollment of more than 50,000 students, with about 80 percent of them studying at the undergraduate level.

The acceptance rate for applicants to the school is approximately 37 percent. 


UT is organized into the following schools: 

  1. Cockrell School of Engineering
  2. College of Education
  3. College of Fine Arts
  4. College of Liberal Arts
  5. College of Natural Sciences
  6. College of Pharmacy
  7. Dell Medical School
  8. Extended Campus (online programs)
  9. Graduate School
  10. Jackson School of Geosciences
  11. LBJ School of Public Affairs 
  12. McCombs School of Business
  13. Moody College of Communication 
  14. School of Architecture
  15. School of Information
  16. School of Law
  17. School of Nursing
  18. School of Undergraduate Studies
  19. Steve Hicks School of Social Work


Notable UT alumni include famed politicians, successful CEOs, and star athletes, among others. Some of the most acclaimed UT alumni are MLB star Roger Clemens, actress Farrah Fawcett, immortal singer Janis Joplin, actress Jayne Mansfield, and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, to name a few. 







university of texas Q&A

Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the University of Texas. 




Shown above: The UT Health Science Center at Houston

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1. Where is the University of Texas?

Here is the official mailing and visiting address of the main campus of UT:  

University of Texas

Austin, Texas

78712


Here are the physical address of other UT campuses:

UT Dallas

800 West Campbell Road

Richardson, Texas

75080


UT Health Science Center

7000 Fannin Street (#1200)

Houston, Texas

77030


UT Arlington

701 South Nedderman Drive

Arlington, Texas

76019


UT San Antonio

501 West Cesar Chavez Boulevard

San Antonio, Texas

78207



The UT School of Law is located at:

UT Law

727 East Dean Keeton Street

Austin, Texas

78705




2. What types of degrees are available at University of Texas?

UT offers Bachelors degrees (B), Masters degrees (M), and Doctoral degrees (PhD) in many fields of study. The college also has a medical school and a law school. 





3. What undergraduate majors are offered at University of Texas?

The university offers Bachelor degree programs in more than 170 fields of study. 

Here is a list of popular undergraduate majors available at UT: 

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Advertising
  • African Studies
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History 
  • Arts and Entertainment Technologies
  • Asian Cultures and Languages 
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry 
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Classical Languages 
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science 
  • Dance 
  • Design
  • Economics 
  • Education (Athletic; Early Childhood; Health; Teacher; Youth)
  • Engineering (Aerospace; Architectural; Biomedical; Chemical; Civil; Computational; Computer; Electrical; Environmental; Geosystems; Mechanical; Petroleum)
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethnic Studies
  • European Studies
  • Finance
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Government 
  • Health and Society
  • History
  • Human Dimensions of Organizations 
  • Human Ecology
  • Humanities 
  • Interior Design
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Islamic Studies
  • Italian
  • Jewish Studies
  • Journalism
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacy  
  • Philosophy
  • Physics 
  • Psychology
  • Public Health 
  • Public Relations
  • Radio, TV, and Film Studies
  • Religious Studies 
  • Russian
  • Science and Technology Management
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability 
  • Textiles and Apparel
  • Theatre
  • Urban Studies
  • Visual Arts 
  • Women and Gender Studies 
  • Writing




Shown above: UT San Antonio

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4. What graduate programs are available at University of Texas?

UT features numerous graduate programs, at both the Masters and the Doctoral degree levels.

Here is a list of the graduate programs offered at UT: 

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • African Studies
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Art History 
  • Asian Cultures and Languages 
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry 
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics 
  • Chemistry
  • Circuits and Systems 
  • Classics 
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Communication Studies  
  • Community and Regional Planning 
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Science 
  • Computer Science 
  • Curriculum and Instruction 
  • Ecology
  • Economics 
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electromagnetics and Acoustics 
  • Energy
  • Engineering (Aerospace; Biomedical; Chemical; Civil; Environmental; Industrial; Materials; Mechanical; Petroleum; Software)
  • Engineering Management 
  • Engineering Mechanics 
  • English
  • Finance
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geological Sciences 
  • Germanic Studies
  • Government 
  • Health Education
  • Historic Preservation 
  • History
  • Human Development and Family Sciences
  • Human Dimensions of Organizations 
  • Interior Design
  • Information Studies
  • Information Technology and Management 
  • Information, Risk, and Operations Management
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology 
  • Landscape Architecture 
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management
  • Marine Science 
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Middle Eastern Studies 
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacy  
  • Philosophy
  • Physics 
  • Plant Biology 
  • Psychology
  • Public Affairs
  • Quantum Electronics 
  • Radio, TV, and Film Studies
  • Religious Studies 
  • Russian
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Solid State Electronics 
  • Special Education
  • Statistics  
  • S.T.E.M.
  • Sustainable Design
  • Technology Commercialization  
  • Textile and Apparel Technology
  • Theatre
  • Urban Design
  • Women and Gender Studies 
  • Writing



Look here for a list of the Doctoral (PhD) programs at the University of Texas.  





Shown above: The MD Anderson Center at UT in Houston, where their motto is "Making Cancer History."

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5. What programs are offered at the University of Texas Law School?

UT Law offers a variety of legal programs to choose from.

Here are some of the required courses for first-year students at UT Law

  • Business Law
  • Civil Procedure 
  • Constitutional Law 
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law 
  • Energy Law
  • Legal Analysis and Communication
  • Legal Writing
  • Professional Responsibility  
  • Property Law 
  • Torts
  • Women and Law


Individual law courses offered for the upcoming academic year include:

  • Administrative Law
  • Admiralty Law
  • Advocacy
  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy
  • Capital Punishment
  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts 
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Cybersecurity
  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Evidence
  • Health Law
  • Immigration Law 
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Law 
  • Jurisdiction and Judgments 
  • Law and Economics 
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation 
  • Oil and Gas
  • Patent Law
  • Property Law
  • Real Estate Law 
  • Sports Law
  • Supreme Court
  • Taxation
  • Torts
  • Trademarks
  • U.S. Law
  • Wall Street Regulation 
  • Wind Law
  • Wills and Estates

among others, as well as numerous legal clinics. 




Shown above: The campus of Texas Law

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6. How much does it cost to attend University of Texas?

According to the UT website, the current estimated cost of traditional full time undergraduate tuition and fees is:

  • $5,311 (12+ credit hours per semester) for in-state students (Texas residents)          
  • $18,862 (12+ credit hours per semester) for out of state enrollments 


The cost of graduate level enrollment will vary by school, but usually falls somewhere between:

  • $5,000 to $6,500 (12+ credit hours per semester) for in-state students (Texas residents)          
  • $10,000 to $12,000 (12+ credit hours per semester) for out of state enrollments 


To enroll at UT Law, the annual tuition and fees for first year students is:

  • $35,015 for in-state students (Texas residents)          
  • $51,995 for out of state enrollments 


The above costs do not include room and board, books and supplies, travel expenses, and so on. Additional fees may also apply, such as application fees, registration fees, parking fees, and insurance fees, for instance.  

Many students who apply to UT are eligible for financial aid, as long as they successfully fill out the FAFSA form. Graduate financial aid may also be available. 





Above: The campus at UT Dallas

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7. What is the University of Texas campus like?

The campuses of UT span more than 1,438 urban acres in total, with the main campus in Austin consisting of nearly 425 acres. 

The university is home to 7 museums and 17 libraries, among other notable buildings. In fact, the Blanton Museum of Art is the largest university Art Museum in America. 

The main campus alone contains about 150 buildings, the central one being the Beaux-Arts Main Building, which has a clock tower. Other campus structures include 14 convenient residence halls. 


The athletic teams at UT are called the Texas Longhorns. They play for Division I of the the NCAA and the Sunbelt Conference. They are also members of the Big 12 Conference.

The school colors are burnt orange and white. 

Student athletes at UT can choose from a number of varsity teams. Intercollegiate sports for men and women at UT include

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball 


Non athletic activities on campus include music groups, culture clubs, student government associations, service organizations, campus publications, a TV station, a radio station, and plenty of sororities and fraternities, to name just a few. 





Above: The UT Longhorns varsity football team scores a touchdown.

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8. What are the distance learning options at University of Texas?

UT has a broad selection of distance learning courses and degree programs in business, language studies, humanities, and more. Here is a list of some of the online courses available at UT: 

  • Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Finance 
  • French
  • Information Technology Management
  • Latin
  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Marketing 
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Russian 
  • Shakespeare Plays
  • Spanish
  • U.S. History
  • World Literature 



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9. What is the contact information for University of Texas?

You can reach the main campus office of UT at Austin by calling 512-471-3434. 

To speak with someone at the UT Dallas campus, call 972-883-2111. 

To contact the UT Houston campus, call 713-500-4472. 

For the UT San Antonio Health Science Center, you can call 210-567-7000. 

To reach the Arlington campus, call 817-272-2011. 

To contact the Center for Professional Education, call 512-232-6520. 

To reach the UT Graduate School, call 512-471-4511. 

To reach the UT Law School, call 512-471-5151.

To learn about online classes at the "extended campus," call 512-475-6050. 




Shown above: Downtown Austin

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