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Reviews 4982 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Find them! They're there if you put the effort in to look.

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: You get everything. There's alot of kids who are politically aware. There are a few extremists but most everyone is accepting of everyone from frat/sorority kind to the hipster/hippie kind.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: There's alot of variety. West campus is not the only option. Actually, be smart don't live in West Campus. It's fun for parties and the nightlife but the dangers, noise, and chaos is not something you want every day.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Wouldn't wanna be anywhere else

5 College Sophomore

Weather: Texas weather. Sunshine almost everyday.

3 College Sophomore

Administration: We are known to be quite the party school. We're big, fratty, and even have spirit groups, so it's tough for campus police to be strict. When it comes to cheating and plagiarizing, UT has a zero tolerance.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: The faculty is very distinguished, among the best in the nation. I go to class and know I am learning something important. The research that is being conducted at our school is inspiring and top notch.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: Top notch faculty and curriculum.

2 College Sophomore

Parking: It's Austin, downtown Austin. You cannot expect parking to be cheap or easy to find.

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: Never had drugs but I am still happy!

4 College Junior

Technology: Many computers but is better to have our own!

4 College Junior

Diversity: There is a great variety here!

3 College Junior

Greek Life: Many students join the greek life!

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Has its ups and downs!

4 College Freshman

Campus Food: There are a lot of dining halls, but they can be expensive!

3 College Freshman

Drug Safety: I've heard that people do drugs, but I'm not involved in that scene, so I don't know much about it.

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: I have't made close friends yet... Classes have been fairly easy.

4 College Freshman

Transportation: All students ride free on city buses which are pretty convenient!

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There are these emergency poles all around campus. You can press the button and police will come to that location.

3 College Freshman

Administration: I don't really know what to say for this but, I guess it's kind of lenient? You're in college, and they expect you to be in charge of your own life. If you don't show up to class, then that's your problem.

4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are a variety of restaurants on The Drag. These include some chain restaurants but also some local restaurants as well. The food trucks are really good too! Price is above average ranging around $7-13 depending on where you go.

4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: I'm not really sure if other schools have this but we have free access to a lot of the museums and some of them are right on campus!

Examples:
Blanton Museum of Art
Harry Ransom Center
LBJ Library and Museum

4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: We have a great huge gym on campus called Gregory. A lot of students use it since membership is included in our tuition. Furthermore, you can see students just jogging around campus since we have so many hills and stairs, it's sure to be a workout.

3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: The typical athletic guys and sorority girls wearing oversized T-shirts that cover their shorts so it looks like they're not wearing any shorts. If you love football, great! If not...well. There IS diversity on campus though. You have to look for it.

3 College Freshman

Scholarships: I did not receive financial aid, but I did receive a $2000 scholarship per semester, which I am grateful for. It makes me mad that I didn't receive anything for National Merit however.

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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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