Austin, TX
Tuition (in-state)
$33,128 ($9,790)
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Reviews 3823 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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5 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: A lot of stuff to do, the list is never ending

4 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Attractive, athletic, and smart people, some people can be stuck up though

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: On campus is very safe. Downtown is more dangerous, and west campus can be dangerous too

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is something I wanted to be in but it's too expensive. Sometimes it's harder to get into parties and there's less social opportunities, but people don't look down on you if you aren't in it

5 College Junior

Majors: Awesome atmosphere in McCombs, but wish there was some more attention paid to marketing instead of just finance/accounting. A lot of internships and networking events available

College Junior

Majors: I had one internship(not through the school) the summer after my freshman year at an Allstate insurance office. It really helped me build my communication and people skills and become more comfortable talking to people that I don't know. It helped me get the job I have right now at H&M. McCombs needs more marketing internship opportunities because sometimes I don't know where to look

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Very convenient, especially jester, close to classes, advisors, food, etc. Wish there was some more space and cleaner bathrooms

5 College Junior

Diversity: A LOT of diversity, it's nice to meet different kinds of people everyday

4 College Junior

Facilities: Need more study spaces with outlets, the PCL, FAC, and SAC get packed really quickly

4 College Junior

Scholarships: Need more aid, less loans

3 College Junior

Campus Dining: Wish we had more dine-in dollars, it's not enough for 2 meals everyday. And need healthier late-night options besides wendy's

4 College Junior

Campus Strictness: They don't really care most times as long as you don't bother people or bring stuff out in the open

5 College Junior

Athletics: Everyone is super spirited, and football games are so much fun. Volleyball team is also amazing, and club and intramural sports are super fun to participate in

5 College Junior

Nightlife: A lot of frat parties every weekend, lots of bars. Wish there were more clubs, especially 18+

4 College Junior

Academics: Professors are inspiring, registration process needs to be improved. Workload can be overwhelming with so many group projects

4 College Junior

Academics: Need more focus on marketing in McCombs, too much on accounting and finance.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Great courses, I learn a lot, and the professors are all very educated and willing to help students. Course scheduling could be improved.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: Lots of opportunities through McCombs

College Sophomore

Greek Life: I'm non-Greeks. In my point of view, many Greek students are pretty good at socializing.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Scholarships: It's fairly easy but now that tuition has been raised, I am going to struggle to cover my payment.

5 people found this useful Report
College Junior

Guys & Girls: I don't really pay attention to the people around me, except in class because campus is too big for me to notice and be looking at a lot of people. Plus I am in a relationship so I don't find the need to be checking out others.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Majors: Since it's a Health Professions focused honors program, important criteria include research/volunteer experience and high GPA/Standardized testing scores.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Majors: I love my honors program and the community it provides within the large university. It focuses very heavily on my career goals and I find it useful in my attempts to focus my goals for the future.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Diversity: UT Austin is probably one of the friendliest public schools in Texas for LGBT students. Politically, there's a heavy representation of both sides on campus.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: Housing seems to be pretty available, and at an acceptable price for living in Austin.


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Tony Griffin
Houston, TX
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Most students agree that they have loved their time here at UT, and they wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. College is the best time of your life, and I can’t think of a better place to spend it than at the University of Texas. Students get a great education while having an awesome college town with everything at their disposal. Don’t try to graduate early. Enjoy your time at UT—go cheer on the Longhorns at all the home games for all sports: football, basketball, baseball, intramurals. See the amenities that the Forty Acres has to offer—the Harry Ransom Center, go to our libraries and see our more than eight million volumes. Go to Gregory Gym and the Rec Center—you have a free gym membership for four years or more—use it.

I came to UT convinced that I was going to transfer to a school in California in the spring. I spent two days here before school started and I never wanted to leave, even to go home and visit my parents and high school friends! I couldn’t leave because I was always afraid that I would miss something because there was always something exciting going on. If you are worried about the fact that UT is so big, don’t. All you have to do is find your niche, and everything else should fall into place. You can find it within your dorm, apartment, organization, fraternity, sorority, or classmates. Although, at times, it may seem overwhelming, UT is not nearly as big as it sounds. All you have to do is make friends, which you will, and the campus will seem infinitely smaller. Come join us!

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