Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how UT Austin ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in multi / interdisciplinary studies.

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Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Degrees Available at UT Austin

UT Austin Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Rankings

In College Factual's most recent rankings for the best schools for multi / interdisciplinary studies majors, UT Austin came in at #29. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #2 in Texas.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 5
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 6
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 15
Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Doctor’s Degree Schools 18
Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 24
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 27
Best Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Master’s Degree Schools 31
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 47
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 98
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 226
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 254
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 303

Popularity of Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies at UT Austin

During the 2019-2020 academic year, The University of Texas at Austin handed out 542 bachelor's degrees in multi / interdisciplinary studies. Due to this, the school was ranked #23 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 31% over the previous year when 414 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 33 students received their master’s degree in multi / interdisciplinary studies from UT Austin. This makes it the #87 most popular school for multi / interdisciplinary studies master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 16 students received their doctoral degrees in multi / interdisciplinary studies in 2020, making the school the #11 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

UT Austin Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the multi / interdisciplinary studies majors at The University of Texas at Austin.

UT Austin Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor’s Program

Of the 542 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in multi / interdisciplinary studies from UT Austin in 2020, 23% were men and 77% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor's in multi / interdisciplinary studies.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 76
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 163
White 232
Non-Resident Aliens 29
Other Races 19

UT Austin Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Master’s Program

Of the 30 multi / interdisciplinary studies students who graduated with a master's degree in 2019-2020 from UT Austin, about 47% were men and 53% were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at UT Austin are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 57% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a master's in multi / interdisciplinary studies.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 17
Non-Resident Aliens 8
Other Races 1

Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies Majors

Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
International Studies 231
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 229
Sustainability Science 61
Computational Science 43
Nutrition Science 19
Historic Preservation 7
Marine Science 5

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