Tool December 2017

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 8 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 126 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 76%
Applicants who took ACT 64%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+22%
600-69940%
600+62%

SAT Math Score

700+34%
600-69937%
600+71%

ACT Score

30-3651%
24-2937%
24+88%

Students applied47,511
Students admitted19,182
Admission rate40%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate55%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$10,398
Fees$0
Room and board$10,070
Estimated book expense$662
Total cost$21,130

Cost after need-based aid$11,543
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,628

Average debt at graduation$25,338

Out of State

Tuition$36,744
Fees$0
Room and board$10,070
Estimated book expense$662
Total cost$47,476

Cost after need-based aid$37,889
Cost after non-need-based aid$44,974

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$54,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met70%
Average need-based aid$9,587
Average non-need-based aid$2,502

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment40,168

Full-Time

Men17,450
Women19,784

Part-Time

Men1,618
Women1,316

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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