UT Austin ranks in top 30 colleges around the world

UT Tower on Aug. 1, 2016 (KXAN Photo)
UT Tower (KXAN Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — “What starts here changes the world.” That is the University of Texas at Austin slogan promoting student achievements that impact people internationally.

U.S. News & World Reports that UT has landed in the number 30 spot on the list for best colleges across the globe. UT also ranked number 10 for top public universities in the U.S. In Texas, UT holds the number one spot for the best education statewide.

This is not the first time UT has landed on a list for most prestigious colleges internationally. For the fourth time this year a report has said UT offers unparalleled academic studies.

On the list that breaks down the best school for each subject UT also landed in the top 50 for 11 majors:

  • Computer Science – No. 5
  • Mathematics – No. 12
  • Chemistry – No. 13
  • Arts & Humanities – No. 18
  • Space Science – No. 18
  • Engineering – No. 32
  • Geosciences – No. 35
  • Economics and Business – No. 36
  • Physics – No. 37
  • Materials Science – No. 40
  • Social Sciences and Public Health – No. 40

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