Be a Longhorn. Apply Today.

You might be the first in your family to attend college. Or you may come from a family of Longhorns. Whether your heart is set on medical school or you’re still figuring it all out, you bring a unique perspective. And we welcome that with open arms. You belong here.

Admission Requirements

Key Dates

Summer/Fall 2023 Freshman Admission

  • Early Action Deadline
    October 15, 2024
  • Regular Decision Deadline
    December 1, 2024
  • Early Action Decisions
    January 15, 2025
  • All Application Decisions Released, Housing Applications Released
    February 15, 2025

Not applying as a freshman? Key dates are available on each applicant type page.

Get Started on Your Longhorn Journey

  1. Apply to UT Austin

    Determine your applicant type (freshman, transfer, international) and complete the application instructions.

  2. Check MyStatus

    You may be asked for additional application information after you submit your application. Make it a habit to check MyStatus to stay up to date.


  3. Complete the FAFSA/TASFA

    Completing the FAFSA/TASFA before March 15 will maximize your eligibility for financial aid awards.

  4. Complete Your Housing Application

    You can apply for housing before you receive an admission decision. Housing is offered on a first come, first served basis, so we recommend applying as soon as possible.

  5. Check Your Email

    We’ll alert you about your admission decision, financial aid awards, housing contract and other important details via email. Be sure to check this regularly.