University of Texas Austin Overview
Swansea University currently has a University-wide agreement in place with the University of Texas Austin, and it is one of the University's strategic partners.
Founded in 1883, the University of Texas at Austin is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System, which includes nine universities and six health institutions.
Located in the heart of Austin, the university is a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff and more than 50,000 students. The campus is home to the Harry Ransom Center (home to one of the world's largest collections of Dylan Thomas' papers and manuscripts), a state-of-the-art Student Activity Centre, Perry Castaneda Library (housing 2.5 million volumes) and the Blanton Museum of Fine Art - the largest university art museum in the US.
The university has been ranked as one of the top 20 public universities in the US (U.S. News & World Report).