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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)


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University of Texas at Austin is ranked 13 in Kiplinger's 2016 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 136 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 81%
Applicants who took ACT 57%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+23%
600-69943%
600+66%

SAT Math Score

700+37%
600-69940%
600+77%

ACT Score

30-3650%
24-2941%
24+90%

Students applied38,785
Students admitted15,381
Admission rate40%

Students per faculty17

4-year graduation rate52%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,806
Fees$0
Room and board$11,456
Estimated book expense$750
Total cost$22,012

Cost after need-based aid$12,894
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,965

Average debt at graduation$27,207

Out of State

Tuition$34,676
Fees$0
Room and board$11,456
Estimated book expense$750
Total cost$46,882

Cost after need-based aid$37,764
Cost after non-need-based aid$40,835

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$52,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met67%
Average need-based aid$9,118
Average non-need-based aid$6,047

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment39,523

Full-Time

Men17,315
Women18,994

Part-Time

Men1,749
Women1,465

Freshmen retained95%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available

SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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