Burnt Orange Looks Good on Everyone

No matter where you’re from or where you’re going, everyone is welcome at The University of Texas. When you come to Texas, you’ll get one of the best values in public education in 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.

UT Austin offers more than 170 undergraduate fields of study across 13 colleges and schools. The breadth, the diversity and strength of our academic resources is recognized across the globe. We’re ranked 1st in Texas, 18th in the nation and 30th worldwide by U.S. News & World Report. Over 75% of our undergraduate students conduct research during their four years here, and almost half do it outside the classroom. We have something for everyone –– Big 12 Longhorn sports, a fun campus with plenty to do, and a location right in the middle of the coolest city in Texas (and arguably the world).

After graduation, you’ll still be a Longhorn –– our network of Texas Exes is almost half a million strong and spread across all 50 states and almost 150 countries. Your Texas connections will continue to open doors long after graduation.

Texas is a feeling, a family, and a first-class education that will help define you for the rest of your life.

Get Ready to Change the World

The University of Texas at Austin is annually recognized as one of the best values in higher education. The value of your UT Austin degree isn’t just the price tag –– it’s the total return on your investment, which measure our graduates’ high average earnings again our low in-state tuition rates. Learn more about our rankings on Forbes, Kiplinger and The Princeton Review lists, calculate your tuition rate, and explore our financial aid programs on our website.

Admissions Website

Review the full application instructions at admissions.utexas.edu.

Deadline Information for Freshman Applicants

Priority (Summer/Fall)
Freshman Application Due Date: November 1
Notification By: February 1
Student Acceptance Due Date: May 1

Regular (Summer/Fall)
Freshman Application Due Date: December 1
Notification By: March 1
Student Acceptance Due Date: May 1

Application Requirements

There are two ways to apply to The University of Texas at Austin for freshman admission:

  • The Coalition application with UT Austin-specific questions
  • The ApplyTexas application with UT Austin-specific questions

Both applications will open August 1, 2018.

UT Austin will accept either of these applications, with no preference for one over another. We ask that students submit only one online application per admissions cycle.

All students should also submit:

  • The non-refundable application fee ($75 for U.S. residents, $90 for international applicants) or fee waiver
  • An essay
  • Three short answers
  • Your high school transcript(s)
  • Any college transcript(s)
  • Official test scores
  • Major-specific items

Students have the option of also providing:

  • A résumé
  • Letter(s) of recommendation

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