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The College of Texas at Austin
College of Texas at Austin seal.svg
Former names
The College of Texas
Motto Disciplina praesidium civitatis (Latin)
Motto in English
A cultivated thoughts is the guardian genius of democracy.[2]
Sort Flagship state college
Area-grant college
Established September 15, 1883
Educational affiliations
UT System
Endowment $three.642 billion (2017)[3]
President Gregory L. Fenves
Provost Maurie McInnis
Educational workers
three,071 (Fall 2016)[4]
Administrative workers
11,645 (2015)[5]
College students 51,525 (Fall 2017)[6]
Undergraduates 40,492 (Fall 2017)[7]
Postgraduates 11,033 (Fall 2017)[8]
Location Austin, Texas, United States
Campus City
Colours Burnt orange and white[9]

Nickname Longhorns
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division I – Massive 12
Mascot Bevo, Hook ’em (mascot)
Web site
College of Texas at Austin emblem.svg
The College of Texas at Austin (UT, UT Austin, or Texas)[10][11] is a public analysis college and the flagship establishment of the College of Texas System.[12] Based in 1881, its campus is positioned in Austin, Texas, United States, roughly one mile (1.6 km) from the Texas State Capitol. UT Austin was inducted into the Affiliation of American Universities in 1929, turning into solely the third college within the American South to be elected. The establishment has the nation’s eighth-largest single-campus enrollment, with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate college students and over 24,000 school and workers.[13]

A Public Ivy, it’s a main middle for educational analysis, with analysis expenditures exceeding $550 million for the 2014–2015 college yr.[14] The college homes seven museums and seventeen libraries, together with the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and the Blanton Museum of Artwork, and operates varied auxiliary analysis amenities, such because the J. J. Pickle Analysis Campus and the McDonald Observatory. Amongst college school are recipients of the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, the Wolf Prize, the Primetime Emmy Award, the Turing Award, and the Nationwide Medal of Science, in addition to many different awards.

UT Austin pupil athletes compete because the Texas Longhorns and are members of the Massive 12 Convention. Its Longhorn Community is the one sports activities community that includes the school sports activities of a single college. The Longhorns have gained 4 NCAA Division I Nationwide Soccer Championships, six NCAA Division I Nationwide Baseball Championships, 13 NCAA Division I Nationwide Males’s Swimming and Diving Championships, and has claimed extra titles in males’s and girls’s sports activities than some other college within the Massive 12 for the reason that league was based in 1996.