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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: 81%
Applicants who took ACT: 57%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 43%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 23%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 66%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 40%
SAT I Math score 700+: 37%
SAT I Math score 600+: 77%
ACT score 24-29: 41%
ACT score 30-36: 50%
ACT score 24+: 90%
Students applied: 38,785
Students admitted: 15,381
Admission rate: 40%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 52%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 39,523
Full-time enrolled men: 17,315
Full-time enrolled women: 18,994
Part-time enrolled men: 1,749
Part-time enrolled women: 1,465
Freshmen retained: 95%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $9,806
Fees (in state): NA
Tuition (out of state): $34,676
Fees (out of state): NA
Room and board: $11,456
Est. book expense: $750
Total cost (in state): $22,012
Total cost (out of state): $46,882
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$12,894
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$15,965
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,764
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$40,835
Average debt at graduation: $27,207

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 67%
Average need-based aid: $9,118
Average non-need-based aid: $6,047

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

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