University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Texas

Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

The Tower has been The University of Texas at Austin's most recognizable landmark and symbol since it was completed in 1937. At 307 feet, the 27-floor Tower can be seen from almost any location in Austin.

Bevo, a Texas longhorn, has been the school's mascot since 1916. The longhorn represents the pride and tradition of the university

The Longhorn Band, often referred to as "The Showband of the Southwest," is one of the nation's most recognized and celebrated marching bands. In addition to performing at athletic events, the band is an ambassador for the university and the state, performing for U.S. presidents, at Super Bowls and National Football League games

Created in 1955 by head cheerleader Harley Clark Jr., the "Hook ’em, Horns" hand sign is recognized worldwide as the symbol of the Texas Longhorns.

My brother Trey Grothouse goes to the University of Texas and he is in the Longhorn band too. He is the reason why I want to go to UT so Hook'em Horns

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