UT Austin makes top 100 in Forbes ranking of America’s best colleges
Forbes has released their list of America’s Top Colleges for 2016, and the University of Texas at Austin has made the cut.
Along with Harvard and MIT, UT Austin has long been part of the American Association of Universities – a prestigious association of top research universities in the United States and Canada.
UT ranks #16 in public colleges in the US, #13 in colleges in the South and #45 in Research Universities.
UT Alumni includes entrepreneur Michael Dell, actor Matthew McConaughey (who will be helping teach a film course this year), NBA star Keven Durant, former pitcher Roger Clemens and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
The saying “everything is bigger in Texas” holds true with UT Austin – the university is one of the largest schools in the nations with a student population of 51,313 and boasts one of the largest Greek systems and more than 900 student organizations and clubs.
While other college students are complaining about campus dining, UT’s students are using that time to do better things since the university’s location in central Austin means students are always surrounded by a wide variety of food.The university’s location also means students are never bored; Austin is known for its live music, food, nightlife and outdoor activities.
UT Austin is also world renowned with 5166 total international students in the 2015-2016 school year alone. What starts here really does change the world.