School Profile

  • Public University

  • Undergraduate enrollment: 40,804

  • Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipient Rate: 23%

  • Priority Admissions Deadline for Fall: November 1st (test scores accepted until December 31st)

  • Automatic Admission: top 6% of graduating class


  • Students submit their UT Austin application on Apply Texas.

  • Students send their standardized test scores (school code for ACT and SAT: 6882).

  • Students send their high school transcript and college transcript (if applicable).


UT Austin requires Apply Texas Essay A. In addition, it requires three short answer responses.

University scholarships will require an additional short answer response, essay, or letter of recommendation.

Review CSLAP's essay advice and resources here.


New students will apply to UT Austin scholarships through Apply Texas after the college application is submitted. Additional information will be requested through UT Austin's MyStatus. Scholarship applications must be submitted by December 1st.

Connect With A Mentor From UT Austin

Our mentors know the unique challenges RGV students face while applying to and attending college. Let our mentors help through email, phone, or Zoom.