In terms of undergraduate enrollment, Black students rose to 5.5%, setting a new record, and Hispanic students rose to 26.1%, qualifying the University for consideration as a Hispanic-Serving Institution
UT spent nearly $20.5 million to reopen campus and estimated $9.5 million in additional costs, according to the report. Of that amount, $7.5 million was used for educational technology, according to an Aug. 18 UT Budget Office report obtained by The Daily Texan through the Texas Public Information Act.
Some students were forced to take out additional loans for tuition costs this fall after a decrease in financial aid, despite extra assistance from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Research fund amounts sent to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for UT’s annual accountability report have been unintentionally “slightly distorted” over years to inaccurately show more significant changes in funding.