Admissions

Freshman Admissions

The Office of Admissions is responsible for the admission of undergraduate students to the University. Please visit the undergraduate admissions Web site, Be a Longhorn, for information on procedures and requirements. Future students may communicate with admissions counselors through the site about details concerning admission application status and decisions, campus visit event registration, academics, financial aid, and housing.

To apply for admission to the Department of Computer Science, use the online form at the ApplyTexas Web site and select The College of Natural Sciences as a first-choice college and Computer Science as your first-choice major.  When selecting a second-choice major, freshman applicants may choose from one of the many other majors offered at The University of Texas at Austin.

Internal Transfer Students

Undergraduates enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin who wish to change their major need to make an internal transfer.

Internal transfer applicants are students enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin who are seeking to transfer into the major of Computer Science in the College of Natural Sciences. Find out more about the internal transfer process on the Policies and Procedures Web site.

External Transfer Students

Students seeking admission to the Department of Computer Science in the College of Natural Sciences with 30 hours of transferable credit from other colleges or universities are classified as external transfer students.

International Students

The University of Texas at Austin and the College of Natural Sciences provide a variety of programs to assist international students and non-U.S. citizens who do not hold U.S. Permanent Resident Status. Visit the university's International Students page for more information about undergraduate and graduate international student admissions.