UT said it has improved graduation rates by implementing a variety of programs to improve student success and support student goals toward graduation.
AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Texas at Austin announced that it has admitted its largest incoming freshman class for fall 2022.
In a recent report released by the university, freshman enrollment reached 9,109, beating last year’s record high of 9,060. Total enrollments also rose to 52,384, surpassing the all-time high of 52,261 set in 2002.
The report attributes the increase in enrollment to the university’s commitment to improving four- and six-year graduation rates, which hit an all-time high in 2022. Four-year graduation rates reached 73.5%, an increase of 21 percentage points, and six-year graduation rates reached 87.8%, a nine percentage point increase.
UT said it has improved graduation rates by implementing a variety of programs to improve student success and support student goals toward graduation. These programs include:
- peer mentoring
- Academic Support
- scholarship support
“Year after year, our world-class university attracts more and more of the brightest students from across Texas and beyond,” said UT President Jay Hartzell. “Improved graduation rates reduce student expenses and enable them to generate income sooner, while expanding opportunities for incoming students seeking the rigorous education and vibrant college experience that UT offers.”
The data for this report was collected on the 12th day of the current winter semester. To learn more about UT enrollment demographics and the increases the university has seen over the past decade, Read the full report.
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