Senate Bill 175,
passed by the 81st Texas Legislature, allows the University of Texas
at Austin to limit automatic admission to 75 percent of the university's
enrollment capacity designated for first-time resident undergraduate
The University has determined that it will automatically admit
all eligible 2015 summer/fall freshman applicants who rank within the
top 7% of their high school graduating classes, with remaining
spaces to be filled through holistic review. A letter from University President
William Powers, Jr. is attached to this correspondence.
should be shared with all high school junior-level students and their
If you have questions regarding this policy, please contact Dr.
Kedra Ishop, Vice Provost and Director of Admissions at the University of Texas
at Austin at (512) 475-7399.