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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.

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College, School and Program Highlights

The University of Texas at Austin offers more than 170 fields of study across 12 colleges and schools. Explore just some of the rankings and recognition our programs have received:

School of Architecture

#9 Top Architecture School in the U.S., 2020

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

McCombs School of Business

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., 2020

See complete rankings for the Moody College of Communication.

College of Education

#18 Best Education School, 2022

Learn about undergraduate education programs

Cockrell School of Engineering

See all rankings for the Cockrell School of Engineering.

College of Fine Arts

#23 Best Fine Arts School, 2022

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

#1 Best Geology Program, 2022; #6 Best Earth Sciences Program, 2022

See the degrees offered by the Jackson School of Geosciences.

College of Liberal Arts

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. 

College of Natural Sciences

#9 Best Computer Science Program, 2022; #14 Best Mathematics Program, 2022

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

School of Nursing

#15 Best Nursing Program, 2022 

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

College of Pharmacy

#7 Best Pharmacy School, 2020

Learn about the programs in the College of Pharmacy.

Steve Hicks School of Social Work

#7 Best Social Work School, 2022

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


#8 Information Studies Program (graduate-level), 2021