University Of Texas Austin Graduate Programs

Last Updated on December 26, 2022 by Omoyeni Adeniyi

The University of Texas at Austin

Graduate Programs

The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Austin, TX. It offers 217 graduate programs – 109 Master’s, 104 Doctorate, and 4 Post-bachelor’s. The average tuition & fees for graduate programs are $12,028 for Texas residents and $22,886 for others in the academic year 2020-2021. A total of 11,028 students is enrolled in graduate degree programs out of total 51,832 students at UT Austin.


Graduate Programs Overview

The University of Texas at Austin is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Austin, Texas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $12,028 for Texas residents and $22,886 for other students in average.

It offers two hundreds -seven graduate programs: 109 Master’s, 104 Doctorate, 4 Post-Bachelor’s programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 2,996 students have been conferred Master’s degree and 1,536 students have received Doctorate degree last year.

School NameThe University of Texas at Austin
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address110 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, TX
Graduate School Students10,927 students
2 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$12,028
Out-of-State$22,886
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 217 Graduate Programs
109 Master’s, 4 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at The University of Texas at Austin with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Texas residents, the tuition & fees are $12,028 and $22,886 for non-Texas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $659 for Texas residents and $1,228 for out-of-state students.2021 COATuition Trends

In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$12,028$22,886
Cost per Credit$659$1,228
Books & Supplies$714
Room & Board$12,286 (On-Campus) / $12,286 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,480 (On-Campus) / $4,480 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$29,508$40,366
Off-Campus Total$29,508$40,366

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

The University of Texas at Austin offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor’s Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 646 major areas – 108 Master’s , 92 Doctorate , 3 Post-Bachelor’. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.

Master’sDoctoratePost-Bachelor’sPost-Master’s
Total2,9961,53616
Men1,5028305
Women1,49470611

Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program. Engineering Visual And Performing Arts Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Natural Resources And Conservation Architecture Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies Communication and Journalism Computer And Information Sciences Education Engineering Engineering Technology Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Work and Family Studies Legal Studies English Language And Literature Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities Biological And Biomedical Sciences Mathematics And Statistics Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies Philosophy And Religious Studies Physical Sciences Psychology Human Services Social Sciences Visual And Performing Arts Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Business History Architecture Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies Communication and Journalism Computer And Information Sciences Education Engineering Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Work and Family Studies English Language And Literature Biological And Biomedical Sciences Mathematics And Statistics Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies Philosophy And Religious Studies Physical Sciences Psychology Human Services Social Sciences Visual And Performing Arts Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Business History Legal Studies Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Engineering Visual And Performing Arts Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Natural Resources And Conservation Architecture Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies Communication and Journalism Computer And Information Sciences Education Engineering Engineering Technology Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Work and Family Studies Legal Studies English Language And Literature Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities Biological And Biomedical Sciences Mathematics And Statistics Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies Philosophy And Religious Studies Physical Sciences Psychology Human Services Social Sciences Visual And Performing Arts Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Business History Architecture Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies Communication and Journalism Computer And Information Sciences Education Engineering Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Work and Family Studies English Language And Literature Biological And Biomedical Sciences Mathematics And Statistics Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies Philosophy And Religious Studies Physical Sciences Psychology Human Services Social Sciences Visual And Performing Arts Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Business History Legal Studies Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Computer And Information Sciences English Language And Literature Mathematics And Statistics Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 51,090 students enrolled in The University of Texas at Austin including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 10,927 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 5,577 male and 5,350 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 10,395 full-time and 532 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 232 students are taking some online graduate courses.

Total10,927Male51.0 %Male51.0 %Female49.0 %Female49.0 %Highcharts.com
Men Students5,577
Women Students5,350
Total10,927Full-time95.1 %Full-time95.1 %Part-time4.9 %Part-time4.9 %Highcharts.com
Full-time Students10,395
Part-time Students532

By race/ethnicity 4,817 White, 396 Black, and 894 Asian students are attending at The University of Texas at Austin. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.

Total10,927American Indian or Native AmericanAsianBlackHispanicNative Hawaiian or Other Pacific IslanderWhiteTwo or More RacesUn-KnownHighcharts.com
American Indian /
Native American
20
Asian894
Black396
Hispanic1,281
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
3
White4,817
Two or more races243
Un-Known283

229 students are younger than 22 and 456 students are older than 65. The school has 7,836 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,406 students aged 30 to 40.

Total10,92721 & Under22-2425-2930-3435-39Over 40Highcharts.com
21 & Under229
22-243,275
25-294,561
30-341,779
35-39627
40 & Over456

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At The University of Texas at Austin, 2 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 232 students are enrolled in some online courses.

Total Enrollment10,927Exclusively Online0.0 %Exclusively Online0.0 %Enrolled in Some Online2.1 %Enrolled in Some Online2.1 %Not Enrolled in Online97.9 %Not Enrolled in Online97.9 %Highcharts.com
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses232
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses10,693
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2Live In Texas State100.0 %Live In Texas State100.0 %Live In Other State, U.S.0.0 %Live In Other State, U.S.0.0 %Live Outside U.S.0.0 %Live Outside U.S.0.0 %Highcharts.comLive In Texas State2 students
Texas Resident2
Other State In U.S.
Outside of U.S.0

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4.428 Read 21 reviews Austin, Texas, United StatesThe mission of The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research and public service. The university provides superior and comprehensive educational opportunities at the baccalaureate through doctoral and special professional educational levels.

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Master’s Programmes

Social Sciences (52)Arts, Design & Architecture (37)Humanities (34)Business & Management (32)Computer Science & IT (23)Education & Training (23)Engineering & Technology (18)Natural Sciences & Mathematics (18)Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (12)Law (11)Applied Sciences & Professions (9)Medicine & Health (7)Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (5)Journalism & Media (4)Agriculture & Forestry (1)

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History

In September 1883, The University of Texas was officially opened in a ceremony inside an incomplete building on a grassy hill where the Tower now stands. Classes that semester were held in the temporary Capitol, a three-story building on Congress Avenue housing state government while the current Capitol was under construction.

Education

  • 156 – Undergrad Degree Programs
  • 237 – Graduate Degree Programs
  • 12k+ Courses

Research

The University of Texas at Austin supports cutting-edge research in all disciplines, offering more than 200 dedicated research units and centers. Several research groups report directly to the Vice President for Research, but most units are based in individual colleges and schools, where they engage in interdisciplinary research that complements the academic goals of their departments.

  • College of Pharmacy
  • Dell Medical School
  • Jackson School of Geosciences
  • LBJ School of Public Affairs
  • McCombs School of Business
  • Moody College of Communication
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Information
  • School of Law
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Medal for Overall satisfaction with a score of 4.3

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universitiesby Shanghai Jiao Tong University202141 202041  4 201945ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world’s top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator. They look at the number of award-winning (Fields Medals and Nobel Prize) scientists who are located there, how much of their research is cited and referenced around the world, and how much they’ve contributed to different academic fields. After calculating and comparing these criteria, ARWU ranks the universities accordingly. 

QS World University Rankingsby TopUniversities202267  4 202171  6 202065QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world. They measure university reputation based on the impressions of higher education experts, companies who hire graduates, and teaching quality. QS also considers the ratio of international teachers and students present at universities, as well as the times research papers were mentioned by researchers. After calculating and comparing these criteria, QS ranks the universities accordingly. 

World University Rankingsby Times Higher Education2022- 202144  6 202038World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world’s best universities. They look at how often they’re producing new ideas, what their reputation is around the world, and how much they’re contributing to science and academic fields. After calculating and comparing these criteria, THE ranks the universities accordingly. 

Best Global Universities Rankingsby U.S. News & World Report2022- 202138  4 202034Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world. They measure the rate of students going to their second year of studies, as well as the rate of students who graduate. It also asks university representatives on the performance of universities, and evaluates university resources, teacher salaries, graduation rates, student academic achievements and satisfaction. After calculating and comparing these criteria, U.S. News ranks the top international universities accordingly. Read less

Services

Student services

All students are members of Student Government. Student Government’s mission is to represent the interests of students and increase student decision-making power; to improve campus life through the creation and continuation of viable and effective student services; to preserve and protect the traditions and legends of UT Austin; and to support students and student organizations in their academic and community endeavors. Student Government is comprised of an executive, legislative and judicial branch, as well as policy directors and agency directors.  

Housing services

The University Apartments are reserved for families, graduate students, and undergraduates with at least 30 hours credit and in good standing with the University.

Our University also has the following residence halls:

  • Andrews Hall
  • Blanton Hall
  • Carothers Hall
  • Creekside Hall
  • Duren Hall
  • Kinsolving Hall
  • Littlefield Hall 
  • Whitis Court 
  • Brackenridge Hall
  • Jester East
  • Jester West
  • Moore-Hill Hall
  • Prather Hall
  • Roberts Hall
  • San Jacinto Hall 

Library services

For more than 125 years, The University of Texas Libraries have been committed to building one of the greatest library collections in the world. Maintaining more than 10 million volumes and providing access to the latest digital journals, databases and web resources, our libraries collect and preserve the finest achievements of human knowledge in support of not only research and instruction needs

ICT services

The UT Service Desk provides students, faculty, and staff at The University of Texas at Austin with a centralized point of contact for computer help, questions concerning ITS services, and navigating.

Medical services

University Health Services is committed to providing high-quality care to patients of all ages, races, ethnicities, physical abilities or attributes, religions, sexual orientations, or gender identities/expression.

  • General Medicine
  • Allergy, Immunization, and Travel Clinic
  • Women’s Health
  • Nutrition Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
  • STI Testing
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Exams
  • Travel Health

Student Life

Campus life

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Sports facilities

Recreational Sports manages 8 facilities both on and off campus. These facilities include over 500,000 square feet of indoor and 40 acres of outdoor activity space.

Student clubs

Over 70 different sororities and fraternities contribute to campus life at The University of Texas as Austin through a broad range of philanthropic, scholarship and leadership activities.

Accreditation

The University of Texas at Austin is accredited by the Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the regional accrediting organization for eleven states in the southeastern United States, including Texas. Read more about the university’s accreditation.

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