Living in Austin


Austin, Texas, nicknamed the Live Music Capital of the World, is the 11th largest city in the United States. It's home to a vibrant cultural scene, boasts the best breakfast tacos around and has been called by Travel and Leisure one of America's friendliest cities (2015).

It’s also the fastest-growing city in the United States (2014)—and for good reason. Austin’s laid-back vibe means you’ll find yourself strolling the shores of Lady Bird Lake, learning to two-step at the iconic Broken Spoke and rubbing shoulders with tech giants working for Dell, IBM and Apple, all in equal measure.

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International students should visit the website of the International Office for additional information about transitioning to life in the United States. Welcome!

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