Three students work on a propulsion device dressed in bright UT orange while working on a laptop
A teacher interacts with students during a lecture class

Students speak with their professor during a studio critique inside the Architecture studio
UT's unrivaled academics


of UT graduates are employed full time or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation


students study abroad every year in over 50 countries


of students continue learning at UT after their first year

a group of students study the riverbed using snorkeling equipment

Our students are learning by doing and getting hands-on experience… We’ve heard employers say to us, ‘I’d take a UT student over another student knowing the experience they’ve had.’

Angela Wozencroft
Associate Professor
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Invested in student success

As a Volunteer you might be balancing class, homework, social life, work, and more while you attend UT. We want you to be successful in every area of life, so we’ve created programs and initiatives to help you along the way! Whether you’re an undergraduate, graduate, or online student, our resources were designed with you in mind.

Students hang out between classes with a service dog
students make new friends over lunch at a campus wide event
Students sit around a table working on a project
A student stands in the entrance of the Veterans Success Center
first-gen students interact with staff during a program held at the rock

If you’re the first in your family to attend college, you can take advantage of mentorship programs, tailored resources, and opportunities for academic, career, social, and cultural engagement.

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