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The University of Texas at San Antonio Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a public institution situated in San Antonio, Texas. The city atmosphere of San Antonio makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is The University of Texas at San Antonio Known For?

21,510 Full-Time Undergraduates
$13,849 Avg Cost After Aid
79% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest degree offered at UTSA is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 73% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UTSA with a bachelor's degree make about $45,300 a year. That's 11% more than those who graduate from other schools.

The University of Texas at San Antonio Rankings

UTSA is ranked #1,002 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #33 out of 85 schools in Texas.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that UTSA has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for UTSA

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Veterans 365
Best Colleges for the Money 382
Best Colleges for Diversity 430
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 676
Best Colleges for International Students 677
Best Colleges 1,002

Where Is The University of Texas at San Antonio?

Location of The University of Texas at San Antonio

Contact details for UTSA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Utsa Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249-1644
Phone: 210-458-4011
Website: www.utsa.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/utsa
Twitter: https://twitter.com/utsa

How Do I Get Into UTSA?

You can apply to UTSA online at: www.applytexas.org

Admission Requirements for UTSA

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UTSA?

79% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
83% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 79%, UTSA may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 78%, and the acceptance rate for women is 81%.

Average Test Scores

About 83% of students accepted to UTSA submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 610. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas at San Antonio  ( 520 to 610 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas at San Antonio  ( 510 to 600 )
200
800
UTSA received ACT scores from 39% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas at San Antonio  ( 18 to 24 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas at San Antonio  ( 18 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at San Antonio  ( 20 to 25 )
1
36

Can I Afford The University of Texas at San Antonio?

$13,849 Net Price
54% Take Out Loans
6.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UTSA is $13,849. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UTSA

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,325 $11,307 $13,896 $17,777 $19,951

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UTSA, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $6,633 a year. That adds up to $26,532 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UTSA is 6.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

The University of Texas at San Antonio Undergraduate Student Diversity

21,510 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 26,444 undergraduate students at UTSA, with 21,510 being full-time and 4,934 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UTSA

There are also 4,324 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 21,510 full-time undergraduates at UTSA, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UTSA

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas at San Antonio students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UTSA Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,264
Black or African American 2,114
Hispanic or Latino 11,661
White 4,985
International Students 490
Other Races/Ethnicities 996

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas at San Antonio. At this time, 35 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 98 countries are represented at UTSA. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Mexico, and China.

Online Learning at The University of Texas at San Antonio

705 Took All Classes Online
9,637 Took At Least One Class Online
71.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 9,637 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UTSA has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 77th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UTSA

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas at San Antonio was 71.7%. This is the #409 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UTSA regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UTSA majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer & Information Sciences 22%
Information Technology 46%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UTSA ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UTSA.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Technology #13
Computer & Information Sciences #32

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Texas at San Antonio Majors

In 2017-2018, The University of Texas at San Antonio awarded 11,310 undergraduate degrees and 2,892 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 240 87 4
Anthropology 0 53 7 3
Applied Mathematics 0 0 4 0
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 43 0
Area Studies 0 4 0 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 31 0 0
Biological & Physical Science 0 8 0 0
Biomedical Engineering 0 36 12 3
Biotechnology 0 0 6 0
Building Management & Inspection 0 66 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 205 137 0
Business/Managerial Economics 0 61 3 0
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 7
Chemistry 0 16 4 4
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 0 9
Civil Engineering 0 87 22 3
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 26 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 248 17 0
Computer Engineering 0 37 16 0
Computer Information Systems 0 186 26 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 9
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 223 10 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 24 8
Demography & Population Studies 0 0 0 7
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 10 12 0
Economics 0 0 24 0
Educational Administration 0 0 122 20
Electrical Engineering 0 99 27 9
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 25 0 0
Environmental Engineering 0 0 0 4
Ethnic Studies 0 14 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 176 33 3
Fine & Studio Arts 0 66 4 0
General Architecture 0 76 0 0
General Biology 0 279 25 1
General Business/Commerce 0 24 0 0
General Education 0 68 10 0
General English Literature 0 112 8 3
General Psychology 0 458 8 0
Geography & Cartography 0 17 1 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 38 8 0
Health & Physical Education 0 372 42 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 102 0 0
History 0 75 16 0
Hospitality Management 0 45 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 32 0 4
Information Science 0 0 24 0
Information Technology 0 199 0 0
Interior Architecture 0 13 0 0
International Business 0 26 0 0
International Relations & National Security 0 33 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 248 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 23 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 82 5 1
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 33 69 0
Manufacturing Engineering 0 0 12 0
Marketing 0 192 10 2
Materials Engineering 0 0 2 0
Mathematics 0 73 3 0
Mechanical Engineering 0 203 10 5
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 98 0
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 35 0 0
Multicultural & Diversity Studies 0 0 4 0
Multilingual Education 0 49 10 0
Music 0 51 9 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 52 10 0
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 0 1
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 12 0 0
Other Social Sciences 0 1 0 1
Philosophy 0 15 7 0
Physics 0 26 10 6
Political Science & Government 0 66 3 0
Public Administration 0 60 44 0
Public Health 0 195 0 0
Real Estate 0 30 0 0
Romance Languages 0 13 4 0
Social Work 0 0 62 0
Sociology 0 127 12 0
Special Education 0 29 29 0
Statistics 0 11 21 4
Student Counseling 0 0 26 6
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 147 11 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 11 0
Teaching English or French 0 22 22 0
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 7 0
Total 0 11,310 2,638 254

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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