University of Texas, Austin
Known as one of the leading public research institutions in the USA, University of Texas at Austin (UT) is the largest university in Texas, the USA with an enrollment of 51,032 students on a 350-acre campus. It was established in year 1883. Located within Travis County and 2 miles from the state capitol,and conveniently located in Austin, which is within driving distance of smaller towns like Georgetown, Round Rock, San Marcos, New Braunfels, Bastrop, and the more urban city of San Antonio which is about 90 miles northeast.
UT has 17 separate colleges and schools with the largest being the "College of Liberal Arts". Apart from the respected School of Architecture, there are the favorably revered McCombs School of Business, College of Fine Arts, College of Education, Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Pharmacy, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work. UT has more than 100 undergraduate programs and 170 graduate degree programs in 15 colleges, and many of these programs are ranked nationally. The most popular academic programs are Communication, Journalism, Social Sciences, Business, Management, Marketing, Engineering, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and Liberal Arts and Sciences / Liberal Studies.
UT has available to student greater than 650 study abroad programs, along with widely popular locations such as Spain, Italy, France, the United Kingdom, and China. Since the world has changed into a more synergistic economy over the past twenty years, an education abroad is essential to long-term success as you learn and understand other cultures better.
The most popular academic programs are in Business / Marketing, Agriculture, and Engineering.
Famous alumni include: Michael Dell* (founder of Dell Computers), David Geffen (Geffen records),
Sports: NFL stars - Vince Young, Ricky Williams; MLB - Roger Clemens*, NBA - Kevin Durant; Golf - Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw, Mary Lou Retton,
Actors/Actresses: Matthew McConaughey, Farrah Fawcett*, Peri Gilpin* (of Frasier), and Renee Zellweger.
Politics: Laura and Jenna Bush. There are countless other professional sports stars and U.S. political alumni who went to UT.
Note: An asterisk , *, - denotes they never graduated.
Tuition costs students about $9,418 on average for residents and $31,218 for out-of-state students.
An internship or summer job may provide you the additional funds necessary to continue your studies for the next semester or year when financial aid or a scholarship is not approved. College Works Painting Texas' division offers students paid internships where they gain valuable experience and management skills not only in the college neighborhoods of the Austin, but also adjacent communities and respected neighborhoods that demand painting contractors.