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.
High school seniors or students who have completed high school and have not enrolled at another college or university.
Students who have started studying at another college or university after graduating high school.
Students who were previously enrolled as an undergraduate student at UT Austin and are ready to return.
Summer/Fall 2023 Freshman Admission
- Early Action DeadlineNovember 1, 2023
- Regular Decision DeadlineDecember 5, 2023
- Early Action DecisionsFebruary 1, 2024
- All Application Decisions Released, Housing Applications ReleasedMarch 1, 2024
Not applying as a freshman? Key dates are available on each applicant type page.
Get Started on Your Longhorn Journey
Apply to UT Austin
Determine your applicant type (freshman, transfer, international) and complete the application instructions.
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.
Complete the FAFSA/TASFA
Completing the FAFSA/TASFA before March 15 will maximize your eligibility for financial aid awards.
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.
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.