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A Higher Degree of Excellence
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The University of Texas at Austin enrolls nearly 8,200 graduate and 2,000 professional students, and awards about 900 doctoral and 3,000 master’s degrees each year. Apply today, and in a few short years, one of them could be yours.

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The University of Texas at Austin is home to more than 100 graduate fields of study, ranging from audiology to printmaking, physics to finance. The academic policies that govern the Graduate School help students engaged in these studies stay on track.

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From funding tuition to paying for other costs of attendance, graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin benefit from the support of the university.

Upcoming Events

2016 Awards for Excellence in Graduate Education

The Graduate School coordinates annual award programs to honor outstanding individuals. These awards are generously underwritten by the University Co-op.

Spring 2016 Career Planning Workshops

The Graduate School has partnered with Liberal Arts Career Services to provide career-related services and resources to current UT graduate students of all disciplines pursuing careers outside of academia.

Teaching Preparation Series for Non-classroom Teaching Assistants

This program is targeted towards graduate students whose TA positions grade student work, attend faculty lectures, and hold office hours to meet with students.

Tax Workshop for Graduate Students

To ease some of the panic associated with filing a tax return, please join us for a seminar discussing the basics of tax return preparation.

Key Dates

Jan. 19

First class day.

Jan. 19 - Feb. 3

Delete drop period.

Jan. 25 - Feb. 3

Late registration for all students in the department. $50 late fee in effect.
Payment due 5 p.m. Feb. 3

Feb. 3

The twelfth class day. Last day to add a course or drop a course with a refund.
Payment for added classes due 5 p.m.