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U.S. College Road Trip! Episode 5 - University of Texas at Austin

Updated: Jul 4, 2023

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Alright, alright, alright! Matthew McConaughey is a famous alum of our next university. Welcome to the fifth stop on our college road trip deep in the heart of Texas. The University of Texas System 13 higher educational institutions throughout the state, including eight universities and five independent health institutions. UT Austin is the flagship. Hook 'em horns!

The University of Texas at Austin is a bold, ambitious leader that is ranked among the biggest and best research universities in the country. Here are some factors that make UT Austin unique:

  • Research: UT Austin is one of the world's leading research universities, supporting cutting-edge research in all disciplines and offering more than 200 dedicated research units and centers.

  • Academic excellence: Academic excellence is an essential part of the UT Austin experience, and the university is committed to research and teaching.

  • Location: Austin is a great place to continue not only an education, but a career, with a cost of living that’s less than other major metropolitan areas like Los Angeles, New York, and Seattle, and a job growth rate that’s the strongest in the country.

  • Diversity: UT Austin is known for its diversity in all its forms, evident on campus, and for which Austin is famous.

  • Tradition and innovation: Tradition and innovation blend seamlessly at UT Austin to provide students with a robust collegiate experience.

  • Texas pride: UT Austin is the flagship school of the University of Texas System, which includes nine academic universities and six health institutions statewide.

  • Freedom of expression: UT Austin gives students the opportunity to freely express their feelings, views, and customs without being worried if other people agree or not.

  • Athletics: UT Austin has a unique history of traditions and legacy of athletics achievements across all sports, particularly in football.

  • Public university: UT Austin is a public university, which means that it attracts a large number of students from all over Texas, small and large cities, making the experience very unique.

UT Austin's overall acceptance rate for the 2023 admissions cycle was 29%, with over 53,500 applications submitted to the school.

Here’s the link for admissions to learn more.

Hook'em Horns!

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