The University of Texas at Austin, established in 1883, offers various programs and services for building the regional economy of Texas and providing an educated work force for central Texas. Its museums, libraries and athletic facilities serve the local community and the more than 7 million tourists that visit Austin, Texas, each year. Its facility includes a 350-acre main campus with more than 21,000 faculty and staff, 16 colleges and schools and nearly 50,000 students. It has various satellite campuses and research centers across Texas, including the J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Marine Science Institute, McDonald Observatory, Montopolis Research Center and the Brackenridge tract. More than 8,700 bachelor s degrees are awarded annually in more than 170 fields of study and 100 majors. It additionally offers students a variety of extracurricular and sports programs. The university is located in Austin.