The University of Texas at Austin (informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas,[7] or simply Texas[8] ) is a state research university and the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located in Austin—approximately 0.25 miles (400 m) from the Texas State Capitol. The institution has the fifth-largest single-campus enrollment in the nation, with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff.

The university has been labeled one of the “Public Ivies,” a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League. UT Austin was inducted into the American Association of Universities in 1929, and it is a major centre for academic research, with research expenditures exceeding $640 million for the 2009–2010 school year. The university houses seven museums and seventeen libraries, including theLyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and the Blanton Museum of Art, and operates various auxiliary research facilities, such as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus and the McDonald Observatory. Among university faculty are recipients of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, the Wolf Prize, and the National Medal of Science, as well as many other awards.UT Austin student athletes compete as the Texas Longhorns and are members of the Big 12 Conference.

The university has won four NCAA Division INational Football Championships, and has claimed more titles in men’s and women’s sports than any other school in the Big 12 since the league was founded in 1996. Current and former UT Austin athletes have won 130 Olympic medals, including 14 in Beijing in 2008 and 13 in London in 2012. The university was recognized by Sports Illustrated as “America’s Best Sports College” in 2002.



Graduate & Postgraduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses

Application Deadlines: Please refer to the UG and Graduate course details for admissions timelines


Graduate & Postgraduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses

Financial aid: All Courses for international students

Other Support: For all incoming students

Campus life: For all incoming students



Some major courses:

  • Master of Architecture (MArch)
  • Architecture (Ph.D)
  • Master of Interior Design
  • Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Executive MBA
  • Management (Ph.D)
  • Architectural Engineering (MSc)
  • Chemical Engineering (MSc)    
  • Civil Engineering (MSc)
  • Electrical and computer engineering (MSc)
  • Software Engineering (MSc)
  • Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science (M.Sc)
  • Computer Science (MSc)
  • Microbiology (BA)
  • Physics (MA)
  • Nursing (MSc)
  • Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)
  • Juris Doctor (JD)