Public University

49,628 students

The University of Texas at Austin, a public university located in Austin, has 49,628 students enrolled. 38,161 prospective students applied in 2013. 15,335 (40 percent) of those students were admitted and 7,249 (47 percent) enrolled in classes. It cost $9,798 in 2013 for in-state students, compared to $33,842 for out-of-state students.

For students admitted in 2011, SAT scores ranged from 550 to 670 on critical reading, 590 to 710 on math, and 550 to 680 on writing.

The University of Texas at Austin is represented by Congressional District 25, Elliott Naishtat in Texas House District 49, and Kirk Watson in Texas Senate District 14

University Station
Austin, Texas 78712
(512) 471-3434

Admissions

Number of students who applied, were admitted and enrolled
Year Applicants Admitted Enrolled
2001 20,954 13,326 (63.5%) 7,337 (55.0%)
2002 22,178 13,473 (60.7%) 7,935 (58.8%)
2003 24,519 11,504 (60.7%) 6,544 (58.9%)
2004 23,008 11,788 (46.9%) 6,791 (56.9%)
2005 23,925 12,207 (51.2%) 6,836 (57.6%)
2006 27,315 13,307 (51.0%) 7,417 (56.0%)
2007 27,237 13,800 (48.7%) 7,478 (55.7%)
2008 29,501 12,843 (50.7%) 6,718 (54.2%)
2009 31,362 14,213 (43.5%) 7,243 (52.3%)
2010 31,022 14,583 (45.3%) 7,275 (51.0%)
2011 32,589 15,172 (47.0%) 7,149 (49.9%)
2012 35,431 16,563 (46.6%) 8,092 (47.1%)
2013 38,161 15,335 (40.1%) 7,249 (47.2%)
2001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
Applicants 20,95422,17824,51923,00823,92527,31527,23729,50131,36231,02232,58935,43138,161
Admitted
(% of Applicants)
13,326 (63.5%)13,473 (60.7%)11,504 (60.7%)11,788 (46.9%)12,207 (51.2%)13,307 (51.0%)13,800 (48.7%)12,843 (50.7%)14,213 (43.5%)14,583 (45.3%)15,172 (47.0%)16,563 (46.6%)15,335 (40.1%)
Enrolled
(% of Admitted)
7,337 (55.0%)7,935 (58.8%)6,544 (58.9%)6,791 (56.9%)6,836 (57.6%)7,417 (56.0%)7,478 (55.7%)6,718 (54.2%)7,243 (52.3%)7,275 (51.0%)7,149 (49.9%)8,092 (47.1%)7,249 (47.2%)
Applicants, admitted and enrolled students by year

Students

Test Scores

Average SAT scores by section for enrolling students (writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)
Year Scores (25th percentile - 75th percentile)
Critical Reading Math Writing
Fall 2001 530 - 650 560 - 680 N/A
Fall 2002 540 - 650 570 - 680 N/A
Fall 2003 540 - 660 570 - 690 N/A
Fall 2004 540 - 660 570 - 680 N/A
Fall 2005 540 - 670 570 - 690 N/A
Fall 2006 530 - 660 570 - 690 520 - 640
Fall 2007 530 - 660 560 - 690 510 - 640
Fall 2008 530 - 660 570 - 690 520 - 650
Fall 2009 530 - 660 570 - 690 530 - 660
Fall 2010 530 - 660 570 - 700 530 - 660
Fall 2011 540 - 670 580 - 710 540 - 680
Fall 2012 550 - 670 580 - 710 540 - 680
Fall 2013 550 - 670 590 - 710 550 - 680
2001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
Critical Reading 530 - 650540 - 650540 - 660540 - 660540 - 670530 - 660530 - 660530 - 660530 - 660530 - 660540 - 670550 - 670550 - 670
Math 560 - 680570 - 680570 - 690570 - 680570 - 690570 - 690560 - 690570 - 690570 - 690570 - 700580 - 710580 - 710590 - 710
Writing N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A520 - 640510 - 640520 - 650530 - 660530 - 660540 - 680540 - 680550 - 680
Critical reading, math and writing SAT scores of the 25th–75th percentile by year
(writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)

Sections

Enrollment

Number of full-time equivalent students enrolled
2003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 48,39747,49046,94547,08647,49047,28948,28348,45348,49349,628
Full-Time 45,61445,17145,23245,59945,57946,56346,71246,82347,990
Part-Time 4,7634,5254,4654,5714,4054,4324,4834,2894,196

Demographics

Percent of student body by ethnicity
(Reporting criteria changed over reporting period. Specifically, prior to 2011, Pacific Islander was bundled with Asian; Multiracial was introduced in 2010; and Unknown was introduced in 2010.)
1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014
White 67.2%67.2%66.4%65.6%65.3%65.6%64.6%63.6%62.7%61.3%60.2%59.3%58.7%57.5%56.6%55.1%54.5%53.5%52.1%51.1%49.9%48.5%
Black 3.8%3.8%3.8%4.0%4.0%3.5%3.3%3.2%3.2%3.2%3.2%3.4%3.5%3.7%3.9%4.2%4.4%4.5%4.3%4.2%4.1%4.0%
Hispanic 12.3%12.3%12.4%12.7%12.9%12.6%12.2%12.1%11.8%12.0%12.3%12.8%13.5%14.4%15.3%15.9%16.3%16.7%17.6%18.2%19.1%19.7%
Asian 8.1%8.1%9.2%9.9%10.4%10.8%11.5%12.1%12.5%13.2%14.0%14.2%14.4%14.6%14.8%15.4%15.6%16.1%15.8%16.2%16.2%16.3%
Pacific Islander *******************0.1%0.1%0.1%
Native 0.3%0.3%0.3%0.4%0.4%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.5%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.3%0.3%0.2%
Multiracial ******************1.0%1.7%2.3%2.8%
International 8.3%8.3%7.8%7.5%7.0%6.9%7.8%8.1%8.6%8.9%9.0%8.9%8.5%8.5%8.2%8.2%8.1%8.0%7.9%7.3%7.2%7.5%
Unknown ******0.2%0.6%0.8%1.0%0.9%1.0%1.1%0.9%0.7%0.7%0.7%0.8%1.0%1.0%0.8%0.9%
Student body breakdown by ethnicity and total enrollment

Race / Ethnicity

Price Trends

Average total cost for in-state and out-of-state students by year
Year In-State Costs Out-Of-State Costs Books & Supplies Room & Board
1999 $3,128 $9,608 $694 $4,854
2000 $3,575 $10,025 $708 $5,113
2001 $3,766 $10,096 $722 $5,671
2002 $3,950 $10,490 $736 $5,975
2003 $4,188 $11,268 $748 $6,082
2004 $5,735 $14,435 $762 $6,184
2005 $6,972 $16,310 $800 $7,638
2006 $7,630 $20,364 $800 $8,176
2007 $7,670 $24,544 $800 $8,576
2008 $8,532 $27,760 $818 $9,246
2009 $8,936 $29,906 $860 $9,602
2010 $9,416 $31,266 $874 $10,112
2011 $9,794 $32,506 $874 $10,422
2012 $9,790 $33,128 $904 $10,946
2013 $9,798 $33,842 $750 $11,362
199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
In-State Tuition $3,128 $3,575 $3,766 $3,950 $4,188 $5,735 $6,972 $7,630 $7,670 $8,532 $8,936 $9,416 $9,794 $9,790 $9,798
Out-Of-State Tuition $9,608 $10,025 $10,096 $10,490 $11,268 $14,435 $16,310 $20,364 $24,544 $27,760 $29,906 $31,266 $32,506 $33,128 $33,842
Books & Supplies $694 $708 $722 $736 $748 $762 $800 $800 $800 $818 $860 $874 $874 $904 $750
Room & Board $4,854 $5,113 $5,671 $5,975 $6,082 $6,184 $7,638 $8,176 $8,576 $9,246 $9,602 $10,112 $10,422 $10,946 $11,362
Total costs for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Total Costs

Tuition and Fees for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Tuition

Graduation Rates

Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years
Graduation Rates (Bachelor's Degree)
Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
FY 1999 36.20% 63.30% 70.00%
FY 2000 39.80% 65.50% 72.20%
FY 2001 37.00% 67.10% 73.70%
FY 2002 39.60% 65.80% 75.10%
FY 2003 42.20% 69.50% 73.80%
FY 2004 45.80% 71.30% 78.00%
FY 2005 47.50% 72.80% 78.70%
FY 2006 48.70% 74.10% 79.80%
FY 2007 51.60% 75.00% 80.50%
FY 2008 52.90% 78.10% 81.30%
FY 2009 53.00% 77.20% 83.50%
FY 2010 51.50% 77.80% 82.90%
FY 2011 51.40% 76.40% 83.30%
FY 2012 52.50% 77.20% 82.50%
FY 2013 51.90% 78.70% 82.80%
199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
4-Year 36.20%39.80%37.00%39.60%42.20%45.80%47.50%48.70%51.60%52.90%53.00%51.50%51.40%52.50%51.90%
5-Year 63.30%65.50%67.10%65.80%69.50%71.30%72.80%74.10%75.00%78.10%77.20%77.80%76.40%77.20%78.70%
6-Year 70.00%72.20%73.70%75.10%73.80%78.00%78.70%79.80%80.50%81.30%83.50%82.90%83.30%82.50%82.80%
Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years

Graduations