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Best Values in Colleges

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The University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)


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The University of Texas at Austin is ranked 14 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 159 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 83%
Applicants who took ACT 55%

SAT Verbal Score

700+19%
600-69939%
600+58%

SAT Math Score

700+31%
600-69941%
600+72%

ACT Score

30-3643%
24-2944%
24+87%

Students applied38,161
Students admitted15,335
Admission rate40%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate51%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,830
Fees$0
Room and board$11,456
Estimated book expense$750
Total cost$22,036

Cost after need-based aid$13,323
Cost after non-need-based aid$17,134

Average debt at graduation$25,300

Out of State

Tuition$34,836
Fees$0
Room and board$11,456
Estimated book expense$750
Total cost$47,042

Cost after need-based aid$38,329
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,140

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met64%
Average need-based aid$8,713
Average non-need-based aid$4,902

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment39,979

Full-Time

Men17,645
Women19,254

Part-Time

Men1,653
Women1,427

Freshmen retained94%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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