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UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AUSTIN. Why be a Longhorn? Highest graduation rate in 4 years Educates more students than any other TX university Produces 2 nd most.

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1 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AUSTIN

2 Why be a Longhorn? Highest graduation rate in 4 years Educates more students than any other TX university Produces 2 nd most doctoral degrees 170 fields of studies 360 connections (small group connections made through assistance of university) (20 students meet once a week) 1,100 student organization Freshman Research Initiative (undergraduate research involvement)

3 GENERAL ADMISSION INFORMATION Enroll around 7,500 freshman each year Top 7% automatic admit (make up 75% of accepted students) 25% are admitted through holistic review Quality, diversity and academic fit Academic and personal achievement

4 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Must apply by December 1 st on ApplyTexas.org Will accept December SAT or ACT plus Writing scores Send separate expanded resume (give every detail, craft resume based on interest area) 2 essays (written at college level) (Essay C required and 1 addtl) Market yourself (don’t stress about length) Letters of recommendation (no more than 3, must be info not found in resume or transcript)—OK with no letters of rec Prioritize 1 st choice major, if 2 nd choice full move to undergraduate studies

5 ADMISSION CONTINUED No trick or treat if your application isn’t complete! October 15 th is recommended priority deadline! $75 application fee March 1 st all decisions completed May 1 st deadline to accept admission

6 OTHER WAYS TO UT CAP-Coordinates Admissions Program --30 hours, 3.2 GPA guarantees UT transfer --Through 7 UT System campuses PACE Co-Enrollment --1 UT course and the remainder at ACC (Austin Community College) --Most rights and privileges of UT student --Transfer as a sophomore to undergraduate studies or liberal arts Transfer or 3.7 with 30 hours

7 FINANCIAL AID Apply for scholarship by December 1 st (separate application on ApplyTexas.org) Additional scholarship information found on texasscholarships.org March 15 th FAFSA priority deadline Tuition: $27, 254 for 2 long semesters; varies depending on programs

8 HOUSING May 1 st housing deposit due Mid-July: residence hall and roommate assignments given 70% of freshmen choose to live on campus Housing app sent in once your ApplyTexas app complete

9 UT INFORMATION Students  Go to bealonghorn.utexas.edu Dallas Admission Center (phone) (fax) 3102 Oak Lawn Ave, Suite 350, Dallas


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