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Reviews 5221 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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3 College Junior

Overall Experience: So far there have been professors that really do try to connect and helps he students, and then there are others that just don't catch the drift. Sometimes the administration well do things differently than the professors and that leads to a mess that no one can quite figure out or be pleased with.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I'm not sure what i want my career to be so i cannot give a solid answer on this topic yet.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: There isn't as much security on campus during the night and there are areas that don't have any at all so it's still iffy.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: It was really convenient, i was able to wake up later than normal and still make it to class on time. The dining hall had a fair amount of tasty food. Kinsolving had their little version of a roof top patio that we could hang out whenever we wanted before 10pm, and it had a nice living area where one could play pool. The housing process worked, it wasn't a big hassle, the only thing is you're applying on a whim without really knowing if your classes will be around the dorm you chose.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life clearly adds to the whole clique aspect of the university but they're not all bad, there are some greek members that behaves as they belong with everyone else and others are just snob. Some of the greek establishment have great moral and do well for the community.

3 College Junior

Athletics: Student involvement in sports is such a big thing at UT, just yesterday we had a discussion in class to change the day of one of our midterms because it was on the friday of a UT game. School pride and team spirit, I've never seen a school that has such a devotion like this one.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The professors are very helpful and there are all kinds of courses to take.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are programs and emergency information sent to students through email.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: I am not part of Greek life so I don't know very much about it. What I do know is that most frats or sororities are pretty much dominated by race and culture. I would recommend a spirit group instead.

4 College Senior

Athletics: UT Athletics is a huge part of its image. The take pride in their athletes.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: There are lots of options for majors and minors.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: The school itself is outstanding, but if you are poor, it's tough to enjoy the wonders of the city.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: The atmosphere of the city is just off, it's not an ideal place for me to be.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I feel like I'm going to be fine after graduation.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I love UT. Best choice for me.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Professors try to help students as much as possible and there are a wide variety of courses to choose from to satisfy every student's needs and desires.

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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: UT provides students with a career fair to explore different career options and a variety of internships for which to apply.

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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Student safety services are preset and easily accessible

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Rooms are nice and clean, however very cold. Community bathrooms are also clean and relatively convenient.

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5 College Freshman

Athletics: Football games are full of spirit and intramural sports are a big part of student life.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The wide variety of students at UT Austin makes it almost impossible to be friendless here. The professors all try their best to help you succeed and feel good about what you are doing.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Greek life is very competitive and elite. Students can have a stigma for greeks, but most of the greeks are good people.

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5 College Junior

Athletics: Our college sports are a huge part of the school. There are many talented athletes here! The school spirit is through the roof.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: This school never ceases to amaze and impress me. This is my dream school and I would be a career student here, if I could.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: After Haruka was killed in April, campus really stepped up its game re: campus security

1 person found this useful Report

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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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