The University of Texas at Austin Online High School

The University of Texas at Austin Online High School (UTHS) is a fully approved online high school offered through The University of Texas at Austin’s Continuing and Innovative Education Department (CIE) and is fully approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA)* to award U.S. high school diplomas since 1998.

Since 1909, the Continuing and Innovative Education Department (CIE) has been in the forefront of educational and personal enrichment goals nationwide.

UTHS is available to schools that would like to offer a U.S. high school diploma track as part of their curriculum or academic offerings, giving the students the opportunity to graduate with a high school diploma from their home country and the U.S.

* TEA which is a branch of Texas state government, functioning like a Ministry or Council of Education, that oversees public education and is also responsible for education policy and setting academic standards for the state.

UTHS offers the following services to our partnership schools:

•Transcript analysis
•Credit Transfer
(UTHS will consider credits from accredited high schools or colleges to count towards graduation, provided the credits earned are for courses that are on the TEA’s list of approved courses and cover required content.)
•Graduation plan
•Suggested sequence for coursework
•Academic counseling
•Coordination of TAKS testing
(The State of Texas uses Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) as exit-level high school tests in English language arts, social studies, math and science. Students are given multiple chances to pass the test.)
•Letters of recommendation for college admissions and scholarships
Any student that has successfully completed the equivalency of U.S. 8th Grade, (generally 13-14 years of age), is eligible to enroll in UTHS. UTHS graduates have been accepted to the following universities:

American University of Paris
Baylor University
Colorado State University
Johns Hopkins University
Pennsylvania State University
Smith College
Southern Methodist University
Southwestern University
Texas Christian University
Texas State University
Texas Tech University
University of Arkansas
University of California at Santa Barbara
University of California at Berkley
University of Southern California
University of Texas at Arlington
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas at San Antonio
University of Utah
University of Virginia

For schools interested in a partnership with UTHS,
K-16 Education Center
Tel: 512.471.4808
Mailing address:
K-16 Education Center
University of Texas at Austin
P.O. Box 7700

Austin, TX 78713-7700

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