The University of Texas at Austin  has been ranked 25 out of 400 of the world's top universities in the 2013 Times Higher Education World University Rankings . The World University rankings employ 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators and judge universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
In addition, UT Austin was ranked 27 out of 100 in the 2013 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings. 
The World Reputation rankings, based on the largest invitation-only survey of academic opinion ever taken, represent expert judgment of senior, published academics, considered to be the audience most knowledgeable about excellence in universities.
"The most valuable assessment is that of one’s peers, and I’m extremely proud that we continue to rise in reputational rankings," said Bill Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin. "This is a clear reflection of the excellence of UT Austin’s dedicated faculty, staff and students."