Longhorns Dream Big. So Can You.

You embrace a challenge. You’re open to discovery. And you’re ready to make an impact. UT Austin is the place that can empower you with the resources, experience and support to shape your future.

We’re a passionate community known around the world for our bold spirit and competitiveness. We’re committed to innovative learning and discovery. And we encourage creativity and critical thinking to solve real-world problems. Together, we can help you challenge ideas, pursue passions and explore new interests – to redefine what’s possible.


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Texas has a broad range of subjects to explore.


  • 170

    Nationally Ranked
    fields of study

  • 18:1

    Student to
    faculty ratio

Start big with the nation’s largest undergraduate research program.

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  • #1

    U.S. university with National Science Foundation (NSF) research financing

  • #13

    for Scientific Research (Nature Index)

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  • 1,200+

    student organizations

  • 24

    libraries, museums
    and cultural centers

  • 15

    career centers

  • 100,119

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    at the game

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Send us your selfies! Throw up your horns or show off your burnt orange for #NationalSelfieDay on June 21! DM us for a chance to be featured 📸🤘

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Take a look back at our ambassador Garrett’s sophomore year! We love seeing Longhorns making lasting memories 🤘

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Want to be a Longhorn? Find out how and learn why students choose UT Austin at our Becoming a Longhorn events online or in:

📍El Paso
📍Mount Pleasant

Register at the link in our bio! Can’t make the sessions listed? We’ll be adding more events throughout the summer and fall 🤘
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Soaking in the last moments on campus before summer! Watch Ethan’s last forty on the Forty— see you in the fall!

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Calling all future Longhorns 📣 This summer, join us for Texas Preview and learn more about specific programs, attend student panels and explore campus! Register at the link in our bio, and we’ll see you soon!

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Celebrate Museum Week with us, Longhorns! Follow social media ambassador Bailey as she highlights some of our favorite on-campus museums and cultural institutions, which students can visit for free!

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Austin is Uniquely Ambitious

The entrepreneurial ambition, creative spirit, southern hospitality and revitalizing green space of our capital city provide the perfect backdrop for your college experience.

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Visiting campus is the best way to know if UT Austin is right for you. Take a tour with current students and get a feel for our community.