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Reviews 3942 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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5 College Senior

Diversity: It's reflective of the diversity of Austin in general. Very accepting and few pass judgment.

3 people found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Computers: UT has strong technological roots (Dell...) and we pride ourselves in having efficient and reliable networks.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Scholarships: It's a pain but worth it. UT makes the process easy.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Austin has a high cost of living.

2 people found this useful Report
College Senior

Campus Housing: I never lived in on-campus housing.

5 College Senior

Guys & Girls: People are friendly and there are a lot of them!

5 College Senior

Drug Safety: At Texas, most people respect others' choices and don't flip out if people are different for whatever reason.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Senior

Academics: Wonderful. UT has a research focus. Each class you take is unique.

College Senior

Campus Strictness: Campus police and wonderful and kind. The admin takes violations of rules seriously but doesn't go looking for them.

1 person found this useful Report
College Senior

Majors: I had a student apprenticeship. It was a learning experience.

5 College Senior

Local Atmosphere: Austin is a vibrant and funky town. There are tons of things to do, especially outdoor/athletic and live music activities. You will never be bored here.

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4 College Senior

Nightlife: Between all the Greek parties of west campus, to the craziness of East aka "Dirty" 6th Street, to the classier West 6th street to the funky Rainey street, there is something for everyone in the nightlife category.

3 people found this useful Report
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Tony Griffin
Hometown
Houston, TX
Major
Marketing
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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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