Graduate School

Achieving a higher degree of excellence.

The Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin serves as the backbone of the university's academic and research enterprise, each year making scholarly contributions that are recognized across the globe. We’re dedicated to excellence in research and embrace the values of learning, innovation and creativity. As a graduate student, you will study in greater depth and detail than you did as an undergraduate, and you will be challenged to solve problems, explore new areas of study and go beyond the boundaries of current knowledge to make new discoveries.

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Graduate Programs

Choose from more than 100 graduate-level fields of study offered through our many highly ranked academic programs and departments.

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Dual Degree Programs

Pursue advanced work in two separate fields, fulfilling the requirements of two graduate degrees within a condensed period of time.

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Portfolio Programs

Obtain non-degree credentials in a cross-disciplinary academic area while completing the requirements for a master's degree or doctorate in a particular discipline.

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UT Austin is one of the country's highest-ranked public research universities, and graduate students contribute their unique perspectives, talents and energy to extend the work of faculty and develop research projects and ideas of their own.

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Libraries, Centers and Museums

Graduate study encompasses the mastery of a chosen subject and discovery of new knowledge, and UT Austin provides easy access to materials and support essential for graduate research and learning.