The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin is recognized as
one of the nations top 15 research universities, as well as
the leading research university in the entire Southern and
Southwestern United States, according to the authoritative 1995
report on program quality by the National Research Council in
- The Texas faculty includes 2 Nobel Prize winners, nearly 30
Fellows of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and more
than a dozen Fellows of the National Academy of Sciences--among the
highest numbers for any University in the nation without a Medical
School on campus. For more about UT faculty visit http://www.utexas.edu/law/depts/admissions/about/faculty.html.
- Tarlton Law Library, the sixth largest academic law library in
the nation, is considered the finest legal research center in the
- The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is one of the
most comprehensive and distinguished Latin-American libraries in
- Today, the University of Texas at Austin is nationally and
internationally recognized for its top ten programs in Accounting,
Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Asian Studies, Astronomy,
Botany, Classical Philosophy, Classics, Computer Sciences,
Continental Philosophy, Engineering, Evolutionary Biology,
Evolutionary Psychology, Film, Latin American Studies, Pharmacy,
Public Affairs, and Zoology; top fifteen programs in Anthropology,
Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Germanic Studies, Law, Linguistics,
Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, and Spanish; and top
twenty programs in Art History, Business, Economics, English,
Government, History, Music, and Philosophy.
- More then just academics, the university boasts many cultural
and entertainment facilities, including the Jack S. Blanton Museum
of of Art. It includes 12,000 pieces of art that span the history
of Western culture from antiquity to the present.
- UT offers world class athletic facilities.