The Provost’s Office

Academic Excellence Through Education, Research & Service

We partner with the campus to ensure all students succeed and thrive, faculty and staff are supported in their research and scholarship and the campus community has the support it needs as a world-class public research university.

156 Undergrad Degree Programs

237 Graduate Degree Programs

$845.9m Research Funding

#9 Top Public Schools, National Universities U.S. News & World Report

#1 Among U.S. universities in research financed by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

658 Fulbright

23 Marshall

31 Rhodes

Faculty Resources

Resources to help faculty navigate the academic year.

Latest News

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Sarah Ades Named Dean of the Graduate School and Senior Vice Provost for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

UT Austin has named Sarah Ades as the next dean of the Graduate School and the senior vice provost for graduate and postdoctoral studies. Dr. Ades, who is currently the associate dean for graduate student affairs in the Graduate School at Penn State, also serves as a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology in the Eberly College of Science.

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Take the World by the Horns Offers Unforgettable Experiences for Incoming Freshmen

First-time-in-college UT Austin students can now launch their academic careers with a semester abroad through a new pilot program. Inaugural cohorts will engage in immersive experiential learning during the Fall 2024 semester in one of three locations: Copenhagen, Denmark; Panama City, Panama; or Seoul, South Korea.

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UT Designated Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution Leader

The U.S. Department of State has recognized 46 Hispanic-serving institutions that have demonstrated noteworthy engagement with the Fulbright Program as 2023 Fulbright Hispanic-Serving Institution Leaders, including The University of Texas at Austin.

Faculty Diversity

Fostering diversity, equity and inclusivity and acknowledging the perspectives and experiences of underrepresented groups among faculty, staff and student.

Campus Initiatives & Announcements


Experiential Learning Excellence Awards Winners

The ELE awards focus on recognizing individuals who exemplify excellence in experiential learning and who create environments in which all students feel able to bring their whole selves to their unique Longhorn Learning Experience.


2023 First-Gen Week Faculty Stories

Read featured stories about First-Gen faculty longhorns in 2023.


Early Career Fellows

Thirty-nine fellows have been selected into the Provost’s Early Career Fellows program for 2023-2024.