University of Texas at Austin, Austin

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Admire fine architecture, contemplate contemporary and modern art sculptures, and immerse yourself in youthful exuberance at University of Texas at Austin. You don't need to be a student to take advantage of many of the facilities that the state's flagship university offers. Take a tour to the observation deck at the top of the campus' landmark clock tower, head over to the massive Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium to see where the beloved Longhorns take the field on autumn Saturdays, and check whether any concerts or plays are scheduled at the various performance venues. Wrap up your visit at the co-op, where you can purchase hats, shirts, and other souvenirs in the school's distinctive burnt-orange color. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Austin holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the University of Texas at Austin and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Nice campus. If you're not a Longhorn, an hour or two will do it. Bell tower is nice to walk around.  more »
  • I got into places that no one else should have been able to access. The Stadium when it was on lockdown, faculty offices on a Saturday. It's amazing what you can get yourself into when no one is looki...  more »
  • I worked at UT for 10 years, with an office right off the drag. It was a great 10 years, mainly because I had a good parking space (!!) This University is quite beautiful, ranging from well-kept vinta...  more »
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  • I visited this campus. I've been to 47 states and traveled internationally visiting international universities. Oddly enough I didn't go to the library while here. I sensed a very strong presence of paranormal activity on the campus. I saw the bronze statue of Shirley Chisholm
  • When I visited UT I had a fantastic time! The campus is very beautiful, the students are nice, and the campus in general has so much to offer! If you for some reason go to Austin I would recommend stopping by!
  • The people here are incredibly racist and cannot seem to tolerate the sight of black people. I also would not recommend this school if you are from the North and a hardcore liberal. The campus climate control is out of whack.
  • 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, approximately 1 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.
  • Too big for its breeches. They don't care about the students and treat them as a source of income rather than young people to be molded into good citizens. They see themselves as a business that needs to be ever expanding and not as a school. Class quality is incredibly uneven. The school will always take the side of a bad professor rather than investigate a problem. The financial office uses threats and sarcasm when speaking to poorer students.
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