The University of Texas at Austin

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To be admitted to The University of Texas at Austin, you must graduate under either the distinguished plan or the recommended plan of your high school. If you graduate in the top 7% and have an SAT score of 1837 or an ACT score of 28, you are automatically accepted. If you do not graduate in the top 7%, you will need a SAT score of 1913 or an ACT score of 29 to be accepted. The non-refundable application fee is $75. You can reach the Office of Admissions at P.O. Box 8058, Austin, TX, 78713 - 8058.

Academic Cost

The annual cost of tuition ranges from $4673 - $5369. The annual fees are about $8179. The estimated annual cost of books and supplies is $375.


High school juniors through college seniors are eligible for an academic scholarship offered by the university. Go to You will have to answer four open-ended, personal, and thought-provoking questions. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and a resident of the United States. You can contact the Scholarships Office at P.O. Box 7758, UT Station, Austin, TX 78713-7758.


The average cost of on-campus housing is $5681. You can reach the Housing Office at

P.O. Box 7666, Austin, TX 78713-7666.

Campus Visits

You can arrange a campus visit on

AP and Transfer Credit Policy

AP Credit from high school is carried over. For both AP and Transfer credit you must submit all transcripts to the Office of Admissions. In order for dual or transfer credit to be added to your UT Austin transcript, the course must be transferable and you must have earned a C- or higher.

How to Apply

Apply through the ApplyTexas website.