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First-Year Admissions

The Texas Admissions office handles admission of first-year undergraduate students to The University of Texas at Austin. For admission requirements and additional information — such as locating your local admissions counselor, campus and event registration, financial aid and housing — visit Texas Admissions.

Cockrell School of Engineering Application Deadline: December 1

Summer or fall admission only; there is no spring admission.

First-year applicants seeking admission to the Cockrell School must meet the Calculus Readiness Requirement by the December 1 admissions application deadline.

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Additional Undergraduate Admissions Resources:

Engineering Honors Program (for prospective and current students)

New Student Orientation (for admitted first-year students)

External Transfer (from another institution)

Internal Transfer (from another college/school at UT Austin or another major within the Cockrell School)

January 23, 2019

Moriba Jah First Aerospace Engineer Selected as TED Fellow

Moriba Jah, an associate professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at UT Austin, made history this year as the first aerospace engineer ever to be selected as a TED Fellow. ... Keep Reading

January 17, 2019

Beloved Longhorn and Chemical Engineering Legend John J. McKetta Jr. Dies at 103

John J. McKetta Jr., professor emeritus and dean emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin and namesake to the chemical engineering department in the Cockrell School of Engineering, died Tuesday, Jan. 15 at age 103. Calling UT Austin ... Keep Reading

January 14, 2019

Remembering Former Texas Engineering Dean Earnest F. Gloyna (1921-2019)

Earnest F. Gloyna, former dean of The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Engineering (now the Cockrell School of Engineering), died on Jan. 9 at the age of 97, leaving behind a legacy marked by exceptional leadership and ... Keep Reading

cover of Texas Engineering magazine with group of students
cover of Texas Engineering magazine with group of students