The Cockrell School of Engineering at University of Texas–Austin

By | April 29, 2018

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Patricia Ellison
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $65
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $90

The Cockrell School of Engineering at University of Texas--Austin

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 7,508
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,374
Overall acceptance rate 18.3% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 566 verbal
767 quantitative
4.02 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.80
Average GRE 572 verbal
782 quantitative
3.84 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​ae.​utexas.​edu
(512) 471-7595
www@www.ae.utexas.edu
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture http:/​/​www.​caee.​utexas.​edu/​dept/​area/​arch
(512) 471-4921
caee.grad@engr.utexas.edu
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bme.​utexas.​edu
(512) 475-8500
bme-grad@engr.utexas.edu
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​utexas.​edu
(512) 471-6991
t@che.utexas.edu
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​caee.​utexas.​edu
(512) 471-4921
caee.grad@engr.utexas.edu
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​utexas.​edu
(512) 232-4297
ecegrad@ece.utexas.edu
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​utexas.​edu
(512) 471-9503
csadmis@cs.utexas.edu
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​utexas.​edu
(512) 232-4297
ecegrad@ece.utexas.edu
Engineering management http:/​/​lifelong.​engr.​utexas.​edu/​pme
(512) 471-3506
clee@engr.utexas.edu
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​caee.​utexas.​edu/​ewre
(512) 471-4921
EWRE@engr.utexas.edu
Industrial engineering http:/​/​utwired.​engr.​utexas.​edu/​orie/​
(512) 471-1336
orie@me.utexas.edu
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​tmi.​utexas.​edu
(512) 471-1504
mse@tmi.utexas.edu
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​me.​utexas.​edu
(512) 232-2702
go@me.utexas.edu
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering http:/​/​www.​pge.​utexas.​edu
(512) 471-3258
pgegradoffice@mail.utexas.edu
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,428
Master’s (full-time) 525
Master’s (part-time) 208
Ph.D. (full-time) 1,513
Ph.D. (part-time) 182

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 732
Total master’s graduates 519
International master’s graduates 44.1%
Minority master’s graduates 14.3%
Female master’s graduates 22.0%
Total Ph.D. graduates 213
International Ph.D. graduates 59.2%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 13.6%
Female Ph.D. graduates 19.7%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 41 6%
Architectural 5 .6%
Biomedical 23 3.8%
Chemical 33 7.5%
Civil 43 14.5%
Computer engineering 25 13.8%
Computer science 53 9.9%
Electrical 48 15.7%
Engineering management 0 2.9%
Environmental 15 2.3%
Industrial / Manufacturing 19 2.1%
Materials 15 3.2%
Mechanical 39 10.4%
Nuclear 0 N/A
Petroleum 20 7.5%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 301
Part-time faculty 8
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 23

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $192,562,316
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 255

Engineering School Ranking

#8 Best Engineering Schools

(10) Ranking by Specialties

#8 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#14 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#5 in Chemical
#5 in Civil
#9 in Computer Engineering
#12 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#4 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#17 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#21 in Materials
#13 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 74
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 4.2
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 4.1
Overall acceptance rate 18.3% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 774
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 5.0:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 213
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $192,562,316
Research expenditures per faculty member $650,548
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 7.6%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,428

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 2,428

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 2,038
Minority students 11.0%
International students 54.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 390
Minority students 26.7%
International students 22.8%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Thomas Melecki
Financial aid phone (512) 475-6282

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $9,232 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $16,898 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees N/A
Room and board $10,500
Books and supplies $900
Miscellaneous expenses $4,150

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 598
Teaching assistants 451
Research assistants 1,010
Other appointments 53