This is part of our series profiling different graduate degree programs and graduate schools at U.S. universities for international students on an F1 Visa or J1 Visa. This week we profile the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas – Austin .
Located in the state capital of Texas
- the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas – Austin is one of the preeminent engineering schools in not only the United States but also the world.
- Recently the school in the United States by U.S. News and third in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.
- As an indication of this, the University of Texas – Austin ranks eighth in engineering research and development expenditures.
As a top ranked engineering program, the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin draws some of the best applicants.
- Recently admitted students averaged a GPA of 3.74 on a 4.0 scale and averaged a 590 verbal GRE score and a 770 quantitative GRE score (159 verbal and 163 quantitative Revised GRE scores).
Engineering degrees can lead to a highly lucrative career and the University of Texas – Austin is one of the best universities in the world at which to start your future. The 20-year net return on investment for Out-of-State students (international students would fall into this category) with an engineering degree averages $878,000.
The ten departments that make up the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas – Austin are:
- Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
- Biomedical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Operations Research and Industrial Engineering
- Texas Engineering Executive Education
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- Petroleum Engineering – 1st
- Civil Engineering – 4th
- Environmental Engineering – 4th
- Architectural Engineering – 2nd
- Chemical Engineering – 6th
- Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering – 8th
- Computer Engineering – 7th
- Electrical/Electronic Engineering – 8th
The cost of attendance to the University of Texas – Austin will vary depending upon the school and level (i.e. graduate or undergraduate) that an international student would attend. For purposes of an international student’s costs, please refer to the “non-resident” information. Nomad Credit can help you find international student loan options.
The University of Texas – Austin has a large and diverse international student body hailing from 120 countries.
For additional information about international student life at the University of Texas – Austin, please visit their International Office’s website or find them on twitter at @WorldandUT. The international student admissions process can be found here.
As always, we encourage you to reach out to a school directly to get the most up-to-date and accurate information. Speaking to someone from the school can help you make a better decision and they can also put you in touch with alumni who can speak to their experiences of attending that school.
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