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International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) provides services to international students and scholars and supports departments and colleges in hiring international researchers and faculty.

Immigration Information

Find information about visas and maintaining status forstudents and scholars with F-1, J-1, H-1B and other immigration statuses.

Advising and Services

Make an appointment for personalized advising, tax assistance, and insurance. Access additional resources.

Life at UT

Get involved and make the most of the rich culture, community and activities available in Austin and throughout Texas.

You are Welcome Here

The talents and perspectives of our international students and scholars are deeply valued and an essential part of the university. It’s our goal to provide you with services, support, information, and programs to ensure you get the most out of your experience on campus.

By the Numbers

1,739 International Undergraduate Students
3,152 International Graduate Students
1,500 International Faculty & Researchers
140 Countries represented at UT
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Overall, I feel so welcomed. I think coming to UT was the best decision I could have ever taken. I’ve grown so much in every way. Marifer Gonzalez, B.B.A. '19 in Marketing from Mexico

Exchange Student Information

UT Austin welcomes hundreds of reciprocal exchange students from our partner universities around the world.

Featured Programs and Events

International Student Orientation

Meet your future classmates and get oriented to The University of Texas at Austin, the City of Austin, the State of Texas, and the United States during International Student Orientation.

International Education Week

International Education Week (Nov. 16-20) promotes and celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The University of Texas at Austin will showcase globally-focused events held across campus throughout the week.