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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 79%
Applicants who took ACT: 61%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 42%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 23%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 65%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 41%
SAT I Math score 700+: 35%
SAT I Math score 600+: 75%
ACT score 24-29: 38%
ACT score 30-36: 51%
ACT score 24+: 89%
Students applied: 43,592
Students admitted: 17,006
Admission rate: 39%
Students per faculty: 18
4-year graduation rate: 52%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 39,619
Full-time enrolled men: 17,318
Full-time enrolled women: 19,247
Part-time enrolled men: 1,698
Part-time enrolled women: 1,356
Freshmen retained: 96%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $10,144
Fees (in state): NA
Tuition (out of state): $35,796
Fees (out of state): NA
Room and board: $10,070
Est. book expense: $662
Total cost (in state): $20,876
Total cost (out of state): $46,528
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$11,788
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,938
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,440
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$40,590
Average debt at graduation: $25,349

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 69%
Average need-based aid: $9,088
Average non-need-based aid: $5,938

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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