Rankings and Recognition
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the world’s leading universities, recognized for our diverse contributions to research, higher education, business, the arts and more. You’ll find us well-represented in rankings that identify leadership in academic achievement, affordability and student satisfaction.
- #1 in Petroleum Engineering, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- #4 in Chemical Engineering U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- #5 Undergraduate Business School, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- #6 in Civil Engineering U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- #7 in Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- #11 Undergraduate Engineering Program, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- #14 Top Public National University, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- #31 Center for World University Rankings, World University Rankings, 2018-2019
- #31 World Reputation Rankings, Times Higher Education, 2019
- #36 Best Global Universities, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- Two schools and more than 20 programs among the nation’s best, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- #8 Best Value College, Kiplinger (2017), Money (2017), Forbes (2018), Prinecton Review (2020)
- World’s Most Employable Graduates, Times Higher Education (2016), Global Employability University Ranking, 2017
- Top 25 Public Colleges with the Best Return on Investment, Money, 2017
- #1 Best Places to Live, U.S. News & World Report, 2019
- #12 Most Innovative Schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
- #22 Best Colleges for Veterans, U.S. News & World Report, 2020
College, School and Program Highlights
The University of Texas at Austin offers more than 170 fields of study across 13 undergraduate colleges and schools. Explore just some of the rankings and recognition our programs have received:
Learn more about undergraduate majors in McCombs.
See complete rankings for the Moody College of Communication.
Learn about undergraduate education programs.
See all rankings for the Cockrell School of Engineering.
See the degrees offered by the Jackson School of Geosciences.
Many programs — including English, history, psychology and sociology — ranked in the top 20 in the U.S.
Explore 40 majors and extensive specializations in the College of Liberal Arts.
Read about undergraduate majors and degrees in the College of Natural Sciences.
Learn about the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in the School of Nursing.
Learn about the programs in the College of Pharmacy.
Learn more about the Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Bachelor of Social Work program.