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Why Austin

With over 300 days of sunshine each year, it's easy to take advantage of all that Austin has to offer. Catch a live show at Stubb's BBQ, take a dip in Barton Springs Pool, or grab a bite to eat from one of our fantastic food trailers. Whatever you're into, Austin's fun, eclectic vibe never disappoints.

Austin Is Festive

A huge crowd in front of a stage for ACL music festival.

With dozens of events each year that attract thousands of people from all over the world, there is never a dull moment in Austin.

ACL | SXSW | FunFunFun Fest | Reggae Festival | Levitation | Eeyore's Birthday Party

Good Eats

With 1,200 food trailers and amazing restaurants serving a countless number of different cuisines, you'll never go hungry in Austin.


Austin's Top BBQ | Food Trailers Austin | Austin Food Blogs

The "Silicon Hills"

Austin has become a tech hub of exciting innovation, which directly benefits McCombs students by offering internship and job opportunities.

Google | Dell | Apple | IBM | Dropbox

Listen Live

Ditch the headphones and see your favorite bands perform live at one of the many venues Austin has to offer.

Austin City Limits Crowd

Stubb's | The Scoot Inn | Long Center | Austin 360 Amphitheater | Paramount Theater | Mohawk


Austinites pride themselves on doing things in their own unique way. Many McCombs students contribute to Austin's innovative atmosphere through the city's booming start-up scene.


Longhorn Entrepreneurship Agency | 3 Day Startup | Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship

Topping the Charts

Austin has made a name for itself as the place to be. 

Austin Skyline 

Biggest Boom Town | Up and Coming City for Entrepreneurs | Number One City to Watch | Best City for Job Growth

Enjoy The Outdoors

Whether you want to kayak through the city on Lady Bird Lake or hike and bike through the green belt, Austin really has it all.


Lady Bird Lake | Barton Springs Pool | Zilker Park  | Congress Bridge Bats | Barton Creek Greenbelt

Longhorn football

You haven't felt pride until you've cheered on the Longhorns and sung "The Eyes of Texas" with 100,000 of your closest friends. Hook 'Em!

Diving UT Longhorns Player 

Longhorns Football | UT Schedule | Tickets

Austin Cares

Austinites take care of their city by being extremely environmentally conscious.

Green Mountain Energy | Keep Austin Beautiful | UT Sustainability