UT offered admissions to 1,400 fewer students this year.
For the upcoming fall semester, 7,200 first time students are expected to enter the freshmen class, according to Gary Lavergne, Office of Admission program manager.
Wednesday was the final day for high school seniors to accept or decline admissions offers to the University.
Lavergne said out of the 38,150 first-time freshmen who applied, only 15,150 were offered admission to the University.
Lavergne said the official total would not be clear until school starts because the admissions cycle is not complete until the 12th class day of the fall semester.
Last year, 35,431 applied and 16,563 were offered admission, while 8,092 incoming freshmen were enrolled in the fall.