YesI'm interested, let this school know MaybeBookmark for later NoShow me better matches What does it mean to express interest?
Oops! There was an error.

Reload the page and try again.

Saving your interest We will attempt to notify this school of your interest. This school has been saved to your schools listyour schools list. This school has been removed from your recommended schools list.
For more schools, visit your recommended schools list.

Reviews 4361 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

{{ error }}
close
4 College Sophomore

Campus Quality: I feel that UT is a great school full of friendly people. I feel like I belong here and Austin is a very different and upbeat place to live.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Diversity: There are so many different races at my school. Because of this, there are also many different organizations one can join.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: financial aid was really easy. if i had questions, their office was on campus and was able to answer to all my needs.

4 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Transportation: The transportation is fairly good. There are number of buses including the West Campus bus, the main campus bus, etc. and you are likely to find a way to class using the universities' transportation. It generally isn't always needed as many walk to class.

3 College Junior

Parking: Parking on campus can get pretty bad, depending on where you're trying to park at. Most people walk or ride their bike to class unless you live outside the main campus area. I've never had to drive to class so I've had no trouble, however in terms of parking elsewhere, it can be tough sometimes.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: A large variety of restaurants from fast food, sit-down, and a number of others. West Campus and MLK offer a number of options for dining. Lamar and Guadalupe have countless options of off-campus dining and there is something for everyone and whatever you're hungry for. There are many restaurants within walking distance if driving is not an option as well.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Campus Food: UT campus is so big so there's plenty of different places to eat. There's chipotle right on the drag, there's verts, there's so many things to choose from!

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: Everyone seems really friendly although I'm not interested in the Greek life.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Local Area: Austin has everything from hole-in-the-wall joints to chain restaurants and companies, all within a reasonable distance. From 1st Street to 51st Street, there is a wide variety of places to get food, shop, or pick up necessities for the week. On top of that, most of these are located extremely close to campus, within walking distance, making it extremely convenient for those of us who don't have cars. The food trucks are exceptional and definitely something one has to experience when coming to Austin for the first time, especially Bananarchy.

5 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Our campus has every single type of stereotyped guy and girl, plus the ones that don't fit in with the stereotype. Sure, some of them are slightly odd, but they are given the opportunity to express themselves (in a manner that is not distracting). The guys for the most part are extremely attractive and have strong will-power, and the girls are modest and all beautiful in their own way! Southern hospitality is also a commonality among the guys here, and that is much appreciated.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Academics: The College of Education, ranked number one in the nation among public schools, provides a great learning experience for its students. I'm an Athletic Training major, and the program for Athletic Training majors is fantastic. They give us plenty of hands on activities, and provide us with the connections we will need to get a solid job after we graduate. The professors are phenomenal, and truly know what they're talking about, and value getting to know their students better and helping them succeed.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Academics: The University of Texas has an outstanding academic program. The College of Education, the college that my major is a part of, is ranked #1 in the nation among public schools, and all of the other colleges are highly esteemed and prestigious. I feel like the experience I have in the classroom is very relatable, and the professors keep us very engaged. I have 3 larger classes of 100+, but we still get involved with our classmates. The professors truly want us to do our best, and they provide us all of the opportunities necessary to succeed in their classes.

5 College Junior

Majors: There are tons of opportunities at your feet in all majors.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: UT Austin's student facilities are very nice. I love the gym and workout areas. I went to our first football game and the stadium is great.

5 College Freshman

Majors: As a business major I'm very excited to be at the McCombs School of Business. It's a top ranked school and I'm hopeful that when I graduate I will be able to get a job. I am a Freshman and in my first semester of classes, but I love my professors and their openness to the students.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I am a Freshman and new to campus, but I don't feel unsafe. I take the necessary precautions that I would take at any campus. I keep personal valuable items out of site or locked up and I prefer to walk with a friend when not on campus. I do not feel afraid to walk to my classes by myself, however, my classes are all during the day.

5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are many restaurants within walking distance that provide a variety of food. Of course there are fast food chains, but there are many healthy options and "local" eateries. One of my favorite places is "http://www.kerbeylanecafe.com" - it's open all night and the prices are reasonable. If you run out of restaurants in walking distance - which might take a while - as a student you can take the public bus for free and start visiting other local places with just about any type of food you are craving.

4 College Freshman

Weather: It's Texas! It's hot 3-4 months of the year - ok very hot on many days! However, the remaining 8-9 months of the year are mostly wonderful. The campus is beautiful and its nice to get outside and walk.

5 College Freshman

Majors: As a business major, I plan to look for an internship. After just hearing that I was accepted into the McCombs School of Business, I had two different professionals offer me their business card and asked me to contact them in the spring for a possible summer internship. I think think this speaks very loudly for the strict criteria used just to gain admittance into the UT Austin business school and based on this, I am very hopeful to finding an internship.

1 person found this useful Report
College Junior

Parking: I don't have a car and have been able to get around just fine. Everyone walks in Austin.

5 College Junior

Local Area: Austin is one of my favorite cities in the country. Not only does it have the University of Texas, but it also has so much more to offer. The natural beauty of Austin's rolling hills and lakes make it extremely unique, and Austinites are proud of it! The food is to die for, whether it's Salt Lick barbecue or from a trendy food truck. Austin is also the live music capital of the world, bringing in a plethora of different artists for events like Austin City Limits and South by Southwest.

5 College Freshman

Local Area: It's just about impossible to run out of things to do in Austin, with all of its live music performances, organizations, and parties. There's a place for everyone here, and people are kind enough to hold the door open for you here. There are numerous restaurants and food chains, as well as intramural sports teams you can join.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: The place to eat are very easy to find. There are a lot of option to choose from and most of the places are fairly affordable.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: the process of getting into the theater and dance major was fairly easy. I didn't have to do a special application process when applying for the school.

1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I received a decent amount of financial aid, but it has been a trial. My financial was messed up because of the mistakes that occurred. i would recommend that you continue to call and check on your financial aid status especially during the summer.

1 person found this useful Report
{{review.UserDisplayString}}

{{review.SectionLabel}} at {{review.EntityName}}:

{{review.Votes}} found this useful - Did you? Was this useful? Yes Report

Sorry, there are no reviews.

  • {{settings.pageNumber}} of {{settings.maxPages}}
  • Pages:
  • ... {{page}}

Photos More photos . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's this?

View student contributors

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!

Admitted Students' GPA/Test Scores More on admissions . . .

Applicant Status At University of Texas - Austin

How do I stack up?

Compared against the students in the chart, you are in the:

??? Percentile
4
pageviews remaining

Non-registered users are limited to 5 school profile page views per month.

Register for free to gain full access!