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The University of Texas at Austin: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $7,630 $8,130 $8,508 $8,930 5.0%
Out-of-state $20,364 $25,772 $28,066 $30,006 6.9%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $818 $860 5.1%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,176 $8,576 $9,246 $9,602 3.9%
Other $3,152 $3,240 $3,316 $3,482 5.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,472 $8,576 $9,246 $9,602 3.9%
Other $3,152 $3,240 $3,316 $3,482 5.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,152 $3,240 $3,316 $3,482 5.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $19,758 $20,746 $21,888 $22,874 4.5%
Off Campus $20,054 $20,746 $21,888 $22,874 4.5%
Off Campus with Family $11,582 $12,170 $12,642 $13,272 5.0%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $32,492 $38,388 $41,446 $43,950 6.0%
Off Campus $32,788 $38,388 $41,446 $43,950 6.0%
Off Campus with Family $24,316 $29,812 $32,200 $34,348 6.7%
 

Map & Directions

Map of The University of Texas at Austin

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $60
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 31,362 15,376 15,986
Percent admitted 45% 42% 49%
Percent admitted who enrolled 51% 52% 50%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 6,662 92%
ACT 3,183 44%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 530 660
SAT Math 570 690
SAT Writing 530 660
ACT Composite 24 30
ACT English 23 31
ACT Math 25 32

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1901 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 7/24/1939 -   Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 7/1/1923 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics 1/1/1976 -   Accredited
Didactic Program in Dietetics 11/1/1979 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 2/1/1949 -   Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 1/12/1953 -   Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 3/1/1966 -   Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 2/1/1971 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 2/28/1971 - 9/1/2005 Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 12/28/1971 -   Accredited
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 9/1/2005 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/22/2000 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 9/22/2000 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/2000 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1982 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1942 -   Accredited