The University of Texas at Austin, , Austin, Texas

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The University of Texas at Austin

Company Name: The University of Texas at Austin
State: Texas
County: Travis
City/town: Austin
Post: 73301
Phone: (512)475-7399
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
OPE ID code: 365800
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Status: Active

Review: The University of Texas at Austin (informally the University of Texas, or simply UT) is a public research university located in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1883, it is the flagship institution of The University of Texas System. The main campus is located approximately 0.25 miles (0.40 km) from the Texas State Capitol. The institution has the fifth-largest single-campus enrollment in the nation as of Fall 2010. (and had the largest enrollment in the country from 1997 to 2003). In 2009 it had over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 16,500 faculty and staff. It currently holds the largest enrollment of all colleges in the state of Texas. The University of Texas at Austin was named one of the original eight Public Ivy institutions and was inducted into the American Association of Universities in 1929. The university is a major center for academic research, with research expenditures exceeding $640 million for the 2009-2010 school year. The university houses seven museums and seventeen libraries, including the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and the Blanton Museum of Art, and operates various auxiliary research facilities, such as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus and the McDonald Observatory. Among university faculty are recipients of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, the Wolf Prize, and the National Medal of Science, as well as many other awards. UT Austin student athletes compete as the Texas Longhorns and are members of the Big 12 Conference. The university has won four NCAA Division I National Football Championships, and has claimed more titles in men's and women's sports than any other school in the Big 12 since the league was founded in 1996. Current and former UT Austin athletes have won 88 Olympic medals, including 19 in Athens in 2004.

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The University of Texas at Austin, Complete Academic Data

Type: Public- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 50,995
Undergraduate Population: 38,168
Percent Admitted: 45.0%
SAT Composite Range: 1100-1360
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 49%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 51%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 16.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 4.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 16.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 53.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 91.3%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 8.7%

The University of Texas at Austin, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $9,418
Out of State Tuition: $31,218
Books and Supplies: $874
Total Annual Cost: $45,828

The University of Texas at Austin, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 71.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 49.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $131,757,096
Undergraduate Application Fee: $60

The University of Texas at Austin, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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