About University of Texas, Austin:

The University of Texas at Austin (UT, UT Austin, or Texas) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. Founded in 1881, its campus is located in Austin, Texas, United States, approximately one mile (1.6 km) from the Texas State Capitol. UT Austin was inducted into the Association of American Universities in 1929, becoming only the third university in the American South to be elected. The institution has the nation's eighth-largest single-campus enrollment, with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff. A Public Ivy, it is a major center for academic research, with research expenditures exceeding $550 million for the 2014–2015 school year. The university houses seven museums and seventeen libraries, including the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and the Blanton Museum of Art, and operates various auxiliary research facilities, such as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus and the McDonald Observatory. Among university faculty are recipients of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, the Wolf Prize, the Primetime Emmy Award, the Turing Award, and the National Medal of Science, as well as many other awards. UT Austin student athletes compete as the Texas Longhorns and are members of the Big 12 Conference. Its Longhorn Network is the only sports network featuring the college sports of a single university. The Longhorns have won four NCAA Division I National Football Championships, six NCAA Division I National Baseball Championships, thirteen NCAA Division I National Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, and has claimed more titles in men's and women's sports than any other school in the Big 12 since the league was founded in 1996.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 63 71 74 66 60 59 52 64 65 67 68 67 67

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 91 107 102 157 265 99 94 85 90 98 99 101
Engineering 25 36 29 25 19 11 12 14 16 23 27 25
Life Sciences 144 173 154 161 136 145 155 148 159 145 148 147
Medicine - 294 271 - 266 260 257 275 270 267 272 273
Natural Sciences 26 25 22 16 15 18 17 15 17 17 20 20
Social Sciences 27 27 30 32 22 24 33 40 38 39 42 42

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - 238 265 - - - - 351-400 351-400 351-400
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 105
Chemical Engineering 20 26 24 17 26 28 24 30 34 40
Chemistry 25 21 24 20 18 26 27 27 28 29
Civil Engineering 20 17 20 18 22 22 18 23 34 49
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 351-400
Computer Science 31 50 34 17 21 22 29 43 54 74
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 38
Electrical Engineering 29 29 30 22 22 18 17 24 25 37
Environment / Ecology - 107 82 60 49 45 51 59 67 63
Geosciences 41 39 33 34 31 33 33 21 16 19
Immunology - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science 45 37 33 33 25 27 27 28 32 34
Mathematics 31 24 15 13 11 8 10 8 12 17
Mechanical Engineering 29 18 17 16 14 13 18 20 28 29
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 136
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 156
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 127
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 101 93 104 114 137 149 143 97
Physics 28 23 20 24 26 15 24 20 26 41
Plant & Animal Science - 164 160 145 136 110 106 130 119 119
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 51
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 47
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 20