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The University of Texas at Austin - Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin
Address110 Inner Campus Drive
LevelFour or more years
Total Engineering Students5689 (Undergraduate), 389 (graduate), 1385 (PhD)
PhDs granted(current yr)452
Total Engineering Teachers276
Total Engineering Research Expenditure$217413
Admission Rate (Undergrad)14259 (Applications), 3547 (Offered admissions), 1632 (Accepted)
GPA (for Undergrad)97 [percentage of students ranked in top 25% of their high school class]
Admission Rate (Grad)8542 (Applications), 1463 (Offered admissions), 570 (Accepted)
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Application Fees
Undergrad Application Fees$75
Grad Application Fees$65
Tuition / Fees
Undergrad In-State$10836
Undergrad Out-State$36000
Grad In-State$10000
Grad Out-State$18000
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Engineering Courses/Degrees

Aerospace- Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering

Situated in the heart of Austin, Texas, the Cockrell School directly benefits from being located in one of the most rapidly growing innovative technology hubs in the country. In 2010, Forbes attributed the Cockrell School as one of two "secret weapons" in ranking Austin the second most innovative city in the country. Companies such as Dell, National Instruments, IBM, Freescale Semiconductor and others recruit the intellectual capital produced at the Cockrell School.

Mechanical Engineering:

  • Preferred TOEFL for ME/ORIE department: 90 or above on (iBT)
  • Average TOEFL score for ME/ORIE admits: 106 (iBT)
  • Average GRE scores for ME/ORIE admits: The average GRE scores for recently admitted students are 570 (V), 770 (Q) and 4.2 (AW)
  • Average GPA for ME/ORIE admits: The average GPA of recently admitted students is 3.70 on a 4.0 scale in upper-division or graduate work.

  • Engineering Resources

    8. Cornell University: Engineering
    9. Carnegie Mellon University
    10. The University of Texas at Austin
    11. Purdue University
    12. University of California-Los Angeles

    GRE Scores and Admissions