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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 19,799
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 49%
Average Aid Amount $10,671
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 5,351
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 65%

Financial Aid Information at UT Austin

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 19,799 students (49% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $10,671. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 5,351 students (65% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at The University of Texas at Austin is $11,448 for Texas residents and $40,032 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 19,799 students (49% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $10,671. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at The University of Texas at Austin for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at The University of Texas at Austin
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid19,79949%$10,671
Pell Grants9,16123%$4,545
Federal Student Loans14,57136%$6,242

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 5,351 beginning students (65% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 4,610 students (56% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at The University of Texas at Austin.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at The University of Texas at Austin
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid5,35165%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources3,70145%$11,217
Federal Grants1,85122%$4,808
Pell Grants1,85122%$4,806
Other Federal Grants10%$4,000
State/Local Grants2,23827%$7,247
Institutional Grants2,83834%$5,777
Student Loans3,53743%$5,233
Federal Student Loans3,51443%$4,713
Other Student Loans1402%$13,892

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 3,471 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended The University of Texas at Austin. Among them, 2,690 students have lived on campus and 269 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at The University of Texas at Austin
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus1,4721,4232,690
Living Off-Campus with Family676979
Living Off-Campus without Family1,4401,740269

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at The University of Texas at Austin
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level3,3712,471$29,406,775$8,723
$0 - $30,000932925$12,912,349$13,854
$30,001 - $48,000549543$7,058,274$12,857
$48,001 - $75,000546516$5,635,754$10,322
$75,001 - $110,000512338$2,743,842$5,359
$110,001 or more832149$1,056,556$1,270