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University of Texas at Austin

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Address: Guadalupe and I-35, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and 26th St., Austin, TX
Phone Number: 512/471-3434
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Founded in 1883, this university is steeped in history.

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Campus visit before fall semester

My family and I walked the beautiful campus. For sure, it is hot and humid in July, but there were places to get water. The campus is spread out on the edge of downtown Austin... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I walked the beautiful campus. For sure, it is hot and humid in July, but there were places to get water. The campus is spread out on the edge of downtown Austin. Restaurants, the State Capitol, Co-op, and laudromats all withing walking distance. Bicycles are used widely by the students. We previewed the buildings where my daughter... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for Film in 1999 and UT has completely upgraded their media building since then. I sort of wish I could go back and be a student again. I can't wait for my kids to be Longhorns!!

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The University of Texas campus in Austin is an attractive place to walk around and enjoy the campus life. Most of the buildings are stone and the bell tower is a well known campus site.

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Austin, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 40 acres of The University of Texas have surprises throughout the campus. One finds fine statues of personages from the past like Cesar Chavez and Barbara Jordan. The turtle pond is usually a sight where people enjoy seeing turtles climbing onto rocks or swimming. There is something for everyone and books can cover the treasures in this campus.

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Thank Gloria L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been taking students to tour UT for years and I just can't get enough of the campus! There are quite few good spots for pictures and picnic.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The UT campuses is lovely and very large. We took a tour of class buildings and one of the dorm areas.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very fine institution for education. As a tourist, visit the tower, the Union (glow bowling and other activities), the LBJ Presidential library, Harry Ransom center for interesting historical artifacts, the Blanton Art museum, and tour the statues and grounds of the campus. Stop by the Bookstore for Longhorn regalia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Freshman Orientation was fun. We met some really nice families. Our student met some people who will probably be her friends for life. They stayed together the entire 3 days.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big school, with some pretty sections, average research output, lots of Soviet era architecture. It may compete with SMU on academics, but it doesn't on facilites. Maybe that is why there is such a big $$ difference. :)

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West Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Self guided tour by Son who lives in area stadium so big Show cases with Earl Campbell and many others and 3 National Championship balls

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