What is the 40 acres scholarship?

The Forty Acres Scholars Program is a merit-based, full-ride scholarship. Our 300+ other scholarships range from need-based to merit-based and offer a wide range of supplemental funding from $500

Why is it called 40 acres?

The Forty Acres is the nickname for the campus of The University of Texas at Austin because that was the size of the original tract set aside by the state. Those 40 acres formed a square with College Hill at its center.

How do I get a full ride scholarship to UT Austin?

Submit a FAFSA or TASFA every year. Continue to have a family adjusted gross income of up to $100,000. Continue to have financial need, as demonstrated on the FAFSA or TASFA. Maintain a 2.0 GPA and remain in good standing.

How many acres is UT Austin?

431 acres

Is it hard to get into UT Austin?

UT Austin is one of the most selective public colleges or universities in the US, with a 40.40% acceptance rate, an average of 1275 on the SAT, an average of 29 on the ACT and an rough average unweighted GPA of 3.7 (unofficial).