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					Partner with a fully accredited U.S. high school and allow
your students to earn recognized U.S. diplomas.
Founded in 1883, The University of Texas at Austin (UT-       accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA)* to award
Austin) is the agship institution of the State of Texas,      U.S. high school diplomas since 1998.
with the 5th largest student enrollment in the United         Since 1909, the Continuing and Innovative Education
States. The “Academic Ranking of World Universities” by       Department (CIE) has been in the forefront of educational
Shanghai Jiaotong University has consistently ranked UT-      and personal enrichment goals nationwide.
Austin as one of the Top 40 universities in the world since
2004. For the past 6 years, The Times of London Higher        UTHS is available to schools that would like to offer a U.S.
Education World University Ranking have consistently          high school diploma track as part of their curriculum or
placed The University of Texas at Austin as one of the        academic offerings, giving the students the opportunity to
world’s Top 100 universities.                                 graduate with a high school diploma from their home
                                                              country and the U.S.
The University of Texas at Austin Online High School
(UTHS) is a fully accredited online high school offered       * TEA which is a branch of Texas state government, functioning like a
                                                              Ministry or Council of Education, that oversees public education and
through The University of Texas at Austin’s Continuing and    is also responsible for education policy and setting academic
Innovative Education Department (CIE)and is fully             standards for the state.
      e University of Texas at Austin Online High School
UTHS offers the following services to our                           UTHS graduates have been accepted to the
partnership schools:                                                following universities:
•Transcript analysis                                                American University of Paris
                                                                    Baylor University
•Credit Transfer
                                                                    Colorado State University
(UTHS will consider credits from accredited high schools or
colleges to count towards graduation, provided the credits          Johns Hopkins University
earned are for courses that are on the TEA’s list of approved
                                                                    Pennsylvania State University
courses and cover required content.)
                                                                    Smith College
•Graduation plan
                                                                    Southern Methodist University

•Suggested sequence for coursework                                  Southwestern University
                                                                    Texas Christian University
•Academic counseling                                                Texas State University
                                                                    Texas Tech University
•Coordination of TAKS testing
(The State of Texas uses Texas Assessment of Knowledge and          University of Arkansas
Skills (TAKS) as exit-level high school tests in English language   University of California at Santa Barbara
arts, social studies, math and science. Students are given
multiple chances to pass the test.)                                 University of California at Berkley
                                                                    University of Southern California
•Letters of recommendation for college admissions and
                                                                    University of Texas at Arlington
                                                                    University of Texas at Austin

Any student that has successfully completed the                     University of Texas at San Antonio
equivalency of U.S. 8th Grade, (generally 13-14 years of            University of Utah
age), is eligible to enroll in UTHS.                                University of Virginia
In recognition of the UTHS Diploma, The University of       For schools interested in a partnership with UTHS,
Texas at Austin does not require successful international   please contact:
UTHS graduates from UTHS international partnership          Gisela Greco, MBA
schools to take the TOEFL.                                  Director
                                                            The K-16 Education Center
International UTHS graduates are still required to take
the TOEFL when applying to other universities but under     Tel: 512.471.8203
certain situations, depending on the college or             Mailing address:
university, waivers have been granted.                      Director
                                                            K-16 Education Center
                                                            University of Texas at Austin
                                                            P Box 7700
                                                            Austin, TX 78713-7700
About The University of Texas at Austin
Located in the Texas capital of Austin, The University of Texas at Austin is a premier research university home to 70,000
students, faculty and staff members. It is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. The University of
Texas at Austin is dedicated to improving the quality of life of the people of Texas, the United States and the world. The
university is a leading provider of education and research with great depth and diversity of resources. As an enduring
symbol of the spirit of Texas—big, ambitious and bold—the university drives economic and social progress inTexas and
serves the world as a leading center of knowledge and creativity.

The U.S. News & World Report magazine annual ranking of undergraduate programs at U.S. universities this year
ranked The University of Texas at Austin sixth in academic reputation among national public universities.

About Continuing & Innovative Education
Continuing and Innovative Education at The University of Texas at Austin has a rich, 100-year history of developing
innovative educational opportunities. From offering college courses—credit and non-credit classroom and online,
professional certi cation programs and career development programs, kindergarten through high school programs,
and personal enrichment programs, to researching and teaching innovative pedagogy and assessment, and more,
Continuing and Innovative Education delivers the university's theme: What Starts Here Changes The World.

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