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University of Texas at Austin

Location: Austin, Texas

Founded: 1883

ORAU Member since: 1946 (Charter Member)

Member Councilor: Daniel T. Jaffe

Enrollment: 51,331 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

The mission of The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research and public service. The university provides superior and comprehensive educational opportunities at the baccalaureate through doctoral and special professional educational levels.

The university contributes to the advancement of society through research, creative activity, scholarly inquiry and the development of new knowledge. The university preserves and promotes the arts, benefits the state’s economy, serves the citizens through public programs and provides other public service.

Website: University of Texas at Austin