The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin is situated in Austin, Texas. It is a public research university that was established in 1883.


The University of Texas at Austin


The University of Texas at Austin has a huge student enrollment. There are more than sixteen thousand faculty members in the university.

The University of Texas at Austin was accepted into the American Association of Universities in 1929. Last year, the university’s research budget was more than six hundred and forty million dollars. Apart from the main campus, there are several other facilities run by this University. It was also awarded the best sports college in 2002 by Sports illustrated magazine.
The University of Texas at Austin was established under Morril Act, in 1876. Originally it was the Agricultural & Mechanical college of Texas. In 1881, Austin became the site for main university campus and it became operational on September 15, 1883.
There is a permanent university fund with assets nearing fifteen billion dollars. It provides thirty percent of university’s endowment.
The revenue from this fund accounts for nearly ten percent of the university’s annual budget. There are also privately funded endowments contributing over two billion dollars to the university’s total endowment.
The University of Texas at Austin has a triple-A credit rating from all major credit rating agencies. 
The total property that belongs to the University of Texas at Austin is more than one thousand and four hundred acres. The main campus occupies four hundred and twenty three acres.
The main campus has one hundred and fifty buildings that total around eighteen million square feet
The University of Texas at Austin
The most noticeable feature of the University of Texas at Austin is the Beaux-Arts museum Building that has a three hundred and seven foot tower. The main building is situated in the middle of the campus. 
There are seven museums and seventeen libraries in the university that have more than eighteen volumes. 
There is a vast underground tunnel system – measuring almost six miles in length- in the university which links every building in the campus. The university generates its own electricity. It also has a nuclear reactor at the research campus which produces 1.1 megawatts of electricity.
Main Programs
The University of Texas at Austin awards degree in the following fields.
General Finance
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Architectural Engineering 
Landscape Architecture 
Art History, Criticism & Conservation 
Art Teacher Education 
General Art Studies 
General Fine & Studio Arts 
Biological and Physical Sciences 
Biomedical Engineering 
Cellular & Molecular Biology 
General Biology 
General Microbiology 
Molecular Biology
Population Biology 
Radio and Television 
Business Administration and Management 
Business & Commerce 
Management Information Systems 
Logistics and Materials Management 
Business Administration, Management & Operations
Chemical Engineering
General Chemistry
Public Relations & Image Management 
Radio and Television 
Speech Communication & Rhetoric
Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Computer & Information Sciences
General Dance 
General Visual and Performing Arts 
Art Teacher Education 
Curriculum and Instruction 
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Educational Leadership and Administration
Science Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching 
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education 
Music Teacher Education 
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 
Public Health Education & Promotion 
Aerospace, Astronautical and Aeronautical  Engineering 
Architectural Engineering 
Biomedical Engineering 
Chemical Engineering 
Other Engineering
Petroleum Engineering 
Comparative Literature
Creative Writing 
English Composition 
English Language & Literature 
Speech & Rhetorical Studies
Asian Studies 
European Studies 
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 
Electrical, Communications and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics 
Environmental Engineering 
General Civil Engineering 
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Cultural & Gender Studies
Russian Studies 
United States Studies
Women`s Studies
General Apparel and Textiles
Arabic Language and Literature
Foreign Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Classical Languages, Literature and Linguistics 
General East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
General Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
General Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 
German Language and Literature
Hebrew Language and Literature 
Italian Language and Literature 
Latin Language and Literature 
Persian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Portuguese Language and Literature 
Russian Language and Literature 
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 
Spanish Language and Literature
Biological and Physical Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Other Interdisciplinary Studies
General Geology and Earth Science 
Geophysics and Seismology 
Other Geological and Earth Sciences
General Design and Visual Communications 
Ancient Civilization Studies
General History
Historic Preservation and Conservation 
Interior Design 
Clinical Laboratory Science Technology 
General Advanced Legal Research and Studies
Library Science 
General Business Administration and Management 
General Management Information Systems 
Logistics and Materials Management 
Other Business Administration, Management and Operations
General Marketing and Marketing Management 
Applied Mathematics 
General Mathematics 
General Statistics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Athletic Training
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology 
Biomedical Engineering 
General Communication Disorders 
General Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 
Health Teacher Education
Public Health Education and Promotion 
Clinical Laboratory Science Technology
General Health Services and Allied Health Sciences
General Music
General Music Performance 
Jazz Studies
Music Teacher Education 
Music Theory and Composition 
Environmental Engineering 
Hydrology and Water Resources Science 
Other Geological and Earth Sciences 
Petroleum Engineering
General Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 
General Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies 
General Health and Physical Education 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 
Sport and Fitness Administration 
Other Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 
General Physics
Geophysics and Seismology 
Other Physics 
General Political Science and Government 
International Relations and Affairs 
Clinical Psychology 
Educational Psychology 
General Psychology 
Public Policy Analysis 
Social Work 
General Family and Consumer Sciences 
General Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies 
General Human Development and Family Studies
Urban Studies 
General Drama and Theatre Arts 
General Visual and Performing Arts 
Islamic Studies 
Religious Studies 
Environmental Design and Architecture 
General Architectural History and Criticism 
Landscape Architecture 
Urban Studies 
Urban, Community and Regional Planning 
Nutrition Sciences 

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