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    University of Texas (UTAUS) Austin Admission, Criteria & Application Deadlines 2021

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    With an acceptance rate of 32% in the fall of 2019, the University of Texas at Austin admissions are highly selective. 53,525 applicants applied this semester with an enrollment rate of 48%. One of the renowned universities in the US, it offers 150 undergraduate and 139 graduate programs through its colleges and schools.

    University of Texas Austin invites admission applications in the Fall and Spring Sessions. International applicants can apply by December 1 for the fall semester and October 1 for the spring semester.

    • The average scores of admitted students are:
      • Middle 50% SAT Score: 1170 – 1410 (out of 1600)
      • Middle 50% ACT Score: 27 – 33
    • GMAT/GRE scores are required for certain programs.
    • International applicants must submit the English Language Proficiency Scores.
    • Transcripts must be sent directly to the university by the issuing institution.

    Highlights

    Application Portal Online
    Application Fee Undergraduate: 90 USD
    Graduate: 90 USD -200 USD
    Acceptance Rate 32%
    Average SAT Score 1170-1410
    Average ACT Score 27-33
    GMAT/GRE Required for some graduate programs
    Total Enrollment 51,832
    Academic Calendar Semester Based
    Financial Aid Available
    Work Experience Not required but highly recommended for graduate programs

    The University of Texas at Austin Admission Deadlines

    Applicants must apply for admissions by the given deadlines. Please note that the admission deadlines for graduate programs vary with the programs.

    Semester Application Deadline
    Fall Priority: November 1 (US Applicants Only)
    Regular: December 1
    Spring October 1

    The University of Texas at Austin International Student Admissions

    USA’s higher education attracts a lot of international applicants to apply for the University of Texas admissions. More than 52 countries are represented by the student body. The application process is quite similar, however, some additional documents are required.

    Application Portal:

    Application Fee:

    • Undergraduate: 90 USD
    • Graduate: 90 USD - 200 USD

    Admission Requirements: International applicants must satisfy the following requirements to be eligible for University of Texas Austin admissions-

    • Completed Application
    • Official Transcripts
      • High school/equivalent
      • Bachelors/Masters Degree ( Graduate)
      • Must be sent directly to the university.
      • Should be accompanied by certified translations if not in English.
    • SAT/ACT Scores
      • Middle 50% SAT Scores: International Students: 1260 – 1410
      • Middle 50% ACT Scores: International Students: 28 -33
    • GMAT/GRE Scores for certain graduate programs.
    • Certification of Finances
    • Proof of financial support ( If any)
    • Copy of passport
    • Essay and/or Personal Statement
    • Letters of recommendation
      • Undergraduate- 2 LORs (Optional)
      • Graduate - 3 LORs
    • Resume (Graduate)

    English Proficiency Test Scores

    International Students are required to present their IELTS or TOEFL as proof of their English Language Proficiency. The minimum required scores are stated below:

    Visa Process for International Students

    International students need to apply for an F1 or a J-1 visa to study in the USA. University of Texas Austin will issue the I-20/DS2019 form required for the visa application to the accepted students.

    • The applicant needs to pay the SEVIS fee and print out the SEVIS Form I-901 receipt.
    • After the submission of the completed I-20/DS2019 form and payment of the SEVIS fee, students can schedule an interview.
    • Applicants must provide the following documents for visa application:
      • Signed I-20/DS2019 form
      • Passport
      • Acceptance letter issued by the university.
      • Proof of Financial Support
      • Fee Receipt

    The University of Texas at Austin Undergraduate Admissions

    It offers Bachelor’s degrees in more than 170 fields of study across 13 colleges and schools. Some of the courses offered are Architecture, Accounting, Advertising, Education, Engineering, Arts, Geosciences, Liberal Arts, etc.

    Application Portal: ApplyTexas application or the Coalition for College application.

    Application Fee: 70 USD

    Admission Requirements: Applicants must satisfy the following requirements to be eligible for University of Texas Austin undergraduate admissions-

    • Completed Application
    • Official High School Transcripts
    • SAT/ACT Scores
      • Minimum SAT Score Required: 1070 (combined critical reading and math) or 480 on EBRW and 530 on Math
    • Essay
    • Short Answers
    • Coursework Exemption Form, if required.
    • There may be some program-specific requirements.
    • Optional Requirements
      • Up to Two Letters of Recommendation
      • Resume
    Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 620 720
    SAT Math 610 760
    ACT Composite 27 33
    ACT English 25 35
    ACT Math 26 33

    The University of Texas at Austin Graduate Admissions

    It offers graduate programs in the fields of Advanced Architectural Design, Business, Advertising, Educational Psychology, etc. The admission requirements vary with the programs.

    Application Portal: Respective Course Page

    Application Fees:

    • MBA (and dual programs with MBA): 200 USD
    • MPA:125 USD
    • All other programs:
      • U.S. Graduate: 65 USD
      • International Graduate: 90 USD

    Admission Requirements: The program-specific admission requirements for certain master’s degrees offered by the University of Texas at Austin are tabulated below:

    Requirements MBA Masters in Information Technology and Management Masters in Journalism Master of Science in Marketing Master of Arts in Architectural History
    Transcripts Required Required
    Minimum GPA: 3.0
    Required Required Required
    Deadlines Round 1: October 13
    Round 2: January 5
    Round 3: March 30
    Round 1: October 19
    Round 2: January 11
    Round 3: March 15
    December 15
    Fall Only
    Round 1: October 19
    Round 2: January 11
    Round 3: March 15
    December 15
    Fall Only
    GMAT/GRE GRE GRE/ GMAT GRE GRE/ GMAT GRE
    Letters of Reference 1 Letter 2 Letters N/A 2 Letters 3 Letters
    Statement of Purpose Required Required Required Required Required
    Resume Required Required Required Required Required
    Additional requirements Interview by Invitation Strong communication skills and motivation;
    Interview by Invitation
    Writing Sample (Optional)
    Visual Storytelling Portfolio
    - Writing Sample

    Applicants can track the application status through MyStatus. All completed applications received by December 1 (October 1) will receive an admission decision by March 1 (mid-January).

    Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

    Ques. Do I need to submit a letter of recommendation to be accepted for undergraduate admissions?

    Ans. Letters of recommendation are optional and applicants will be considered for admission whether they submit letters of recommendation or not.

    Ques. What are my chances of getting admitted if I fulfill all the minimum eligibility requirements?

    Ans. Fulfilling the minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admissions. With an acceptance rate of 32%in the fall of 2019, the University of Texas Austin admissions are highly selective.

    Ques. What scores are accepted as proof of English Language Proficiency?

    Ans. Applicants can either submit TOEFL (IBT - 79) or IELTS (6.5) to demonstrate English Language Proficiency.

    Ques. How many students applied for 2019 admissions?

    Ans. 53,525 applicants applied this semester with an enrollment rate of 48%.

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