University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin, UT, or Texas) is a public research university in Austin, Texas, United States, that was established in 1883 as a research institute. In 1929, the University of Texas became a member of the Association of American Universities, which is still active today. More than 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students, as well as more than 24,000 professors and staff, are enrolled at the university.
For the fiscal year 2018, research expenditures were $679.8 million, establishing it as a prominent academic research institution. University of Texas at Austin is home to seven museums and seventeen libraries, including the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and the Blanton Museum of Art, and it also manages a number of ancillary research facilities, including the J. J. Pickle Research Campus and the McDonald Observatory. The school has already been connected with 13 Nobel Prizes, four Pulitzer Prize winners, two Turing Award winners, two Fields medalists, two Wolf Prize winners, and two Abel Prize winners as graduates, faculty members, or researchers as of November 2020, according to the university. It's also been associated with three Primetime Emmy winners, and as of 2021, its students and graduates have won a total of 155 Olympic medals in a wide range of sporting events.
The Texas Longhorns are a group of student-athletes that compete as a team. With four National Football Championships, six Conference National Baseball Championships, thirteen NCAA Division I National Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, and more titles than any other Big 12 school in both men's and women's sports, the Texas Longhorns are the most successful programme in the nation. The Longhorns have won more titles in football than any other school in the Big 12.