Most of the graduate programs in the Cockrell School consistently rank in the Top 10 in US News & World Report. All of them rank in the Top 20.
The Cockrell School offers a variety of graduate degree options, including weekend, dual, and interdisciplinary degree programs.
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the U.S. and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students. Ours is a diverse learning community, with students from more than 100 countries and a student body that reflects the face of our society. African American, Hispanic, and Asian American students make up more than 32 percent of the enrollment, and 9 percent are international students.
Austin is one of the most diverse cities of the South. With a thriving music scene and up and coming tech industry, it attracts people from all walks of life. Austin is comparably inexpensive city to live in with many extracurricular activities to pursue outside of the university. The city is located on the Colorado River, allowing many of its city dwellers engage in water and outdoor sports. Of course, Austin is most known for its live music. With music festivals occurring year round, and Austin’s lively local scene there is much to do in this great city!