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The University of Texas at Austin has a goal:
to graduate 70 percent of its students within four years by 2017.
This is an ambitious goal, and we're dedicated to reaching it.
Below are six strategic areas we're working on.
Messages From the Champion
Rich students usually graduate from college. Poor students usually don’t. — That’s the theory The New York Times Magazine put forward in a recent article that highlighted my efforts at the University of Texas at Austin to improve graduation rates among economically disadvantaged students by addressing the psychological obstacles they face.
What the article did not address directly is the underlying reason why many students don’t graduate: the grading curve — the venerable measure that instructors use to separate the best students from the worst.
News & Resources
Read the latest news and information as it relates to enrollment and graduation management at The University of Texas at Austin.
- Large percentage of UT Class of 2017 on track to graduate in four years - Daily Texan
- Where UT students come from in Texas - Daily Texan
- In second year, UT’s PACE program has higher enrollment rate than CAP - Daily Texan
- University to Award $15 Million in Scholarships With New Program - Daily Texan
- Graduation Czar David Laude on UT’s Latest Grad Rate Numbers - Alcalde
- UT Austin Makes Progress Toward Higher Graduation Rate Goals
- Vice Provost Holds Chemistry Demonstration - Daily Texan