UT Tower with Venus, Jupiter, Moon
Moon, Venus, and Jupiter over UT Tower by Joel Barna

Stellar Reputation

Year after year, the aerospace engineering graduate program at UT Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering is recognized as a top-ranked graduate engineering program.

  • Aerospace engineering graduate program 7th overall, U.S. News & World Report
  • 4th Most Influential Scientific Research Institution in Aerospace, 2004-2014, Thomson Reuters State of Innovation Report

World-Renowned Faculty

Comprising pioneers, specialists and visionaries, our faculty will inspire you.

Substantial Funding for Graduate Students

We know funding matters. The ASE/EM department offers well-qualified graduate students financial packages that include fellowships, paid teaching or research positions, health insurance and tuition coverage. In fact, 99% of our Ph.D. track students receive funding.

Dynamic Location

Austin, Texas, the state's vibrant capital city, offers more than just SXSW and BBQ.

  • No. 1 fastest-growing city in the country (Forbes, 2014)
  • Serves as a major tech industry hub, fostering innovation and creativity
  • Boasts history, culture, community, live music, outdoor recreation
  • Enjoys a sunny, temperate climate year-round

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