Enrollment Management and Student Success


Helping Students Succeed and Graduate

UT Austin Ranks Highly for Undergraduate Experience

UT Austin fared very well in three new specialty rankings from U.S. News, ranking No. 14 in the country for first-year experience, No. 16 for undergraduate research / creative projects, and No. 12 among the country's "Most Innovative Schools." All three of these rankings underscore strong work in recent years to improve the undergraduate experience and strengthen student research opportunities.

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UT Austin Achieves 69.9% Four Year Graduation Rate

The Class of 2019 set a record for the university’s four-year graduation rate at 69.9 percent, up slightly from the 2018 high of 69.8%. Graduation rates at UT have shown consistent improvement since 2011, when the university set a goal to increase the four-year graduation rate from 52% to 70%. In 2013, the university implemented a number of campus-wide student success programs and began analyzing student data to provide proactive graduation support for students. The programs offer peer mentoring, academic support and scholarship access to help more incoming students succeed in college. The university continues to make especially noteworthy improvements in the four-year graduation rates of first-generation and low-income students. In addition to improving graduation rates, UT’s efforts have led to a 0.6% increase in the first-to-second year undergraduate retention rate, which is now 95.7%. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked UT Austin No. 14 in the country for first-year student experience.

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Providing a Foundation for Academic Success

Our campus is home to world-class faculty and high caliber students. We work hard to empower and engage our students through innovative services and initiatives that advance knowledge and provide the very best educational environment.

Collaborating closely across multiple units and offices, we strive to recruit and admit the best students, employ advanced algorithms and predictive modeling to inform policy decisions, deliver financial aid that puts students in a position to succeed, ensure our undergraduate students have the classes they need to graduate on time, and pursue innovations in teaching, learning, and online environments.

Our Philosophy 

Our values tell us how we operate, and how we make decisions about our work every day. We are collaborative, student-centered, service-driven, outcomes-oriented, and committed to cultural inclusivity, effective use of data, and staff excellence.

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Enrollment Management Facts & Figures

View a fact sheet that includes a brief overview of student demographics, graduation rates, financial aid, and other information about the university.

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The Longhorn Student Journey

Texas Enrollment Management boldly and innovatively champions success for all students at all stages of their educational journey.