How long does it take to hear back from UT?

A decision there takes about 1-2 weeks after processing of your transcripts is done.

Is UT Austin an elite school?

UT-Austin remains one of the nation’s elite public universities, ranking No. 13 in the United States among public schools. UT also ranked No. 176 among best value schools in the influential rankings from U.S. News and No.

Why is UT Austin ranked low?

UT’s overall ranking is much lower because of the large amount of instate students who are admitted as a result of the state of Texas’s auto admit rule. There are students that wouldn’t normally be accepted to Texas but because they are top 6.5% in their high school class they are required to be admitted.

Does UT Austin prefer SAT or ACT?

Can you take the ACT instead of the SAT if you want to go to UT Austin? Definitely—the university doesn’t prefer one test over another, so take the test and submit the scores that show off your skills. Here’s the UT Austin ACT score breakdown.

Is a 3.40 GPA good?

A 3.4 unweighted GPA means that you’ve earned a high B+ average across all of your classes. Your GPA is higher than the national average of a 3.0, so you will have a good chance of being accepted to many colleges. 64.66% of schools have an average GPA below a 3.4.