What Starts Here Changes the World
For more than 125 years, students have come to The University of Texas at Austin from all over the world to spend their undergraduate and graduate years acquiring the skills and knowledge they need to help make the world a better place.
With competitively ranked programs, world-class faculty and outstanding facilities, The University of Texas at Austin will give you almost infinite opportunities to make your academic experience as rich as you want it to be.
Diverse People, Diverse Ideas
We embrace an environment where a diverse group of people can live, learn and thrive: from a diversity of color, culture and ideas to points of view and skills.
As the flagship university of the state of Texas and as an institution that expects from itself nothing less than the absolute best, The University of Texas at Austin must tap into the diversity our state embodies.
The university has one of the most diverse student populations in the country and is a national leader in the number of undergraduate degrees awarded to minority students.
The university is also dedicated to supporting a diverse faculty. Gender equity among faculty is a primary goal.
The university offers many programs to close gaps related to gender and ethnicity.
- Women in Engineering Program
- Recruiting and Retaining Men in Nursing
- Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program
- Intellectual Entrepreneurship Cross-disciplinary Consortium
- Women in Natural Sciences program
“The core values of The University of Texas at Austin are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity and responsibility. Each member of the university is expected to uphold these values through integrity, honesty, trust, fairness and respect toward peers and community.”