The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX 78712
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The University of Texas at Austin is one of the forty-three public 4-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in an urban area, in Austin.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 51,525 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 8,381 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 7,962 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 95%). Every year 83% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students51,525
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate95%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 11 119
Master's degree 2 12
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 5
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1901 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/22/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/22/2000 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1220 to 1460
ACT26 to 33
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $75
Graduates $65

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$483/credit
In State Students$483/credit
Out of State Students$1,693/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$637/credit
In State Students$637/credit
Out of State Students$1,169/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $21,735 $21,735 $76,185
ADN 70 $33,810 $33,810 $118,510
BSN 125 $60,375 $60,375 $211,625
FNP 50 $31,850 $31,850 $58,450
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 64% of The University of Texas at Austin's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 23% $4,582
Other Federal Grant -- $500
State Grant & Scholarships 27% $7,081
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 32% $4,890
Federal Student Loans 36% $5,343
Private Loans 2% $13,677


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,333
$30,001 to $48,000$12,728
$48,001 to $75,000$16,313
$75,001 to $110,000$20,856
Over $110,000$23,781

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
The University of Texas at Austin
110 Inner Campus Drive
Austin, TX 78712

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