Tool December 2016

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 list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 120 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 79%
Applicants who took ACT 61%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+23%
600-69942%
600+65%

SAT Math Score

700+35%
600-69941%
600+75%

ACT Score

30-3651%
24-2938%
24+89%

Students applied43,592
Students admitted17,006
Admission rate39%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate52%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$10,144
Fees$0
Room and board$10,070
Estimated book expense$662
Total cost$20,876

Cost after need-based aid$11,788
Cost after non-need-based aid$14,938

Average debt at graduation$25,349

Out of State

Tuition$35,796
Fees$0
Room and board$10,070
Estimated book expense$662
Total cost$46,528

Cost after need-based aid$37,440
Cost after non-need-based aid$40,590

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$53,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met69%
Average need-based aid$9,088
Average non-need-based aid$5,938

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment39,619

Full-Time

Men17,318
Women19,247

Part-Time

Men1,698
Women1,356

Freshmen retained96%

# - 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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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