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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.



Student Experience

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:

School of Architecture

#6 undergraduate architecture program in the U.S.

Learn more about the undergraduate majors in architecture and interior design.

McCombs School of Business

#6 Business, #1 Accounting, #5 Finance and #5 Marketing undergraduate programs

Learn more about undergraduate majors in McCombs.

Moody College of Communication

#1 advertising program and one of the top 25 film schools in the U.S. 

See complete rankings for the Moody College of Communication.

College of Education

One of the top schools of education in the U.S.

Learn about undergraduate education programs

Cockrell School of Engineering

Top 15 undergraduate engineering program

See all rankings for the Cockrell School of Engineering.

College of Fine Arts

Top 30 U.S. school of fine arts

Learn about our programs in the Department of Art and Art History, the Butler School of Music and the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Jackson School of Geosciences

Nationally ranked in top 5 for geology and top 10 for earth sciences; top 40 worldwide

See the degrees offered by the Jackson School of Geosciences.

College of Liberal Arts

Many programs—including English, psychology, sociology and history—ranked in the top 20 nationwide

Explore 40 majors and extensive specializations in the College of Liberal Arts. 

College of Natural Sciences

A dozen science programs ranked top 10 in the U.S.

Read about undergraduate majors and degrees in the College of Natural Sciences.

School of Nursing

One of the top 25 U.S. nursing schools 

Learn about the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in the School of Nursing.

College of Pharmacy

#3 pharmacy school in the country

Learn about the programs in the College of Pharmacy.

Steve Hicks School of Social Work

#7 school of social work in the U.S. 

Learn more about the Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Bachelor of Social Work program.