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Student Success

Student success is different for every Longhorn at The University of Texas at Austin, which is why we provide various programs and initiatives that help get them on the right track—whether they need a mentor, a tutor or a support network. Our programs are designed to unlock student potential and empower the next generation of thought leaders and world changers.

Center for School Partnerships

The Center for School Partnerships provides college readiness services for students from Title One schools that include both academic and college awareness initiatives.

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Neighborhood Longhorns Program

The Neighborhood Longhorns Program serves students in selected Title One Central Texas schools (grades 2-8), providing college readiness activities, tutoring, mentoring and more.

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UT Charter School

The University of Texas-University Charter School is a university charter school district that provides access to effective educational opportunities for unique learners (grades K-12).

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UT Elementary School

The University of Texas Elementary School is a research-based demonstration school operated by UT Austin as an open-enrollment campus, free to students, with a lottery-based admission system.

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Youth Engagement Center

The UT Youth Engagement Centers provide college readiness enrichment activities to students with the goal of creating a college-going culture in Title One Texas high schools.

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Center for Leadership and Learning

The Center for Leadership and Learning is a learning community that provides an array of resources and services to students with the goal of empowering them to become innovative, productive and engaged global citizens.

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First-Gen Longhorns

The First-Gen Longhorns program serves the university’s growing population of first-gen students, offering academic support, community building, professional development workshops and more.

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Global Leadership and Social Impact

Global Leadership and Social Impact provides students with project-based academic internships with real-world work experience in various dynamic and rapidly changing cities across the globe.

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Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship works to help students and community members break into the world of Austin’s vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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McNair Scholars

The McNair Scholars Program is a federally funded TRIO programs that works to increase the number of doctoral degree holders from low-income and first gen students.

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RGV Familia

RGV Familia serves the university’s growing population of students from the Rio Grande Valley, offering academic, personal and professional support, celebrations, community building and more.

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Women in STEM

Women in STEM works to broaden participation in STEM by providing nationally recognized pre-college and undergraduate students, which include STEM Girl Day at UT Austin, high school camps and the Living Learning Community.

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