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University of Texas Video Review

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The University of Texas is located in Austin, Texas. The most popular majors for undergrads are social sciences, communications, business, engineering and biological and biomedical sciences. The University of Texas offers bachelors, masters and doctorate degree programs.

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the U.S. with nearly 50,000 students and 21,000 faculty and staff. It is the first institution of the University of Texas System. The university, ranking 44th on America's Best Colleges list is known as a 'Public Ivy'. Texas has an excellent reputation for research and graduate studies and routinely ranks among the top 20 in the nation for business and engineering.

Downtown Austin, known for its cutting-edge music scene, serves as the backdrop for what many consider a world-class university experience at Texas. The campus also plays a major role in the cultural life of the city.

In what is becoming a national trend, Texas offers opportunities to join Freshman Interest Groups, programs that allow incoming students to live and take classes with peers who share their academic preferences. Students at Texas are also serious about sports, whose teams have won more championships in the Big 12 Conference than any other school.

The University of Texas at Austin offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs through 16 schools and colleges. Popular majors among undergraduates include Social Sciences, Communications, Business, Engineering and Biological and Biomedical Sciences.

The University Texas at Austin is home to over 37,000 undergraduate students. One of the 'more selective' institutions in the nation, the college has a freshman acceptance rate of 49 percent. Incoming students typically have SAT scores ranging from 1120 to 1370 and ACT scores from 23 to 29.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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