Strategic Plan | The University of Texas at Austin

Change Starts Here

Becoming the highest-impact public research university in the world.

What do we mean by impact?

For UT, it’s that which improves our world and contributes measurably to a person or community’s betterment: physically, mentally, socially, environmentally or economically. That could be a new vaccine, improved renewable energy, real-time flood mapping or tracking trash and debris in Earth’s orbit.

By creating educational opportunities for all and leading cutting-edge research at scale, UT will foster positive social change, technological advancement, and economic progress showing the world that change really does start here. Every success gets us closer to our goal of becoming the highest-impact public research university in the world.

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See Our Progress

Check out our successes to date across the strategic plan pillars.

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Our Pursuits

Learn about our pursuits in experiences, education and research.