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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Overview

Located in San Antonio, Texas, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is a public institution. 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 Health Science Center at San Antonio Known For?

668 Undergraduate Awards
  • Students at UT Health San Antonio have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UT Health San Antonio.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 65% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, UT Health San Antonio bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $79,000 a year. That's about 94% more than their peers at other schools.

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Rankings

UT Health San Antonio is ranked #75 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. UT Health San Antonio also holds the #7 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UT Health San Antonio has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#28 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Best Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#148 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#512 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UT Health San Antonio.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Dental Support Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Dental Support Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Allied Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Dentistry Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Value Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Medicine Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#40 Best Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio?

Location of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Contact details for UT Health San Antonio are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Phone: 210-567-2621
Website: www.uthscsa.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UTHealthScienceCenterSA
Twitter: http://twitter.com/uthscsa

How Do I Get Into UT Health San Antonio?

You can apply to UT Health San Antonio online at: www.uthscsa.edu/academics

Can I Afford The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio?

1.2% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at UT Health San Antonio is 1.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Undergraduate Student Diversity

730 Full-Time Undergraduates
73% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 808 undergraduate students at UT Health San Antonio, with 730 being full-time and 78 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UT Health San Antonio

There are also 2,578 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 730 full-time undergraduates at UT Health San Antonio, 27% are male and 73% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UT Health San Antonio

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UT Health San Antonio Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 57
Black or African American 33
Hispanic or Latino 394
White 211
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 26

Over 30 countries are represented at UT Health San Antonio. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and India.

Online Learning at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

95 Took All Classes Online
95 Took At Least One Class Online
11.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at UT Health San Antonio. In 2017-2018, 95 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UT Health San Antonio has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 108th 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 UT Health San Antonio

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio was 11.2%. This is the #1,252 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UT Health San Antonio regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 38%
Special Education 38%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UT Health San Antonio 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 UT Health San Antonio.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Dental Support Services #18
Allied Health Professions #42
Health Professions #437

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 Health Science Center at San Antonio Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Allied Health Professions 68 230 31 0 76 0 405
Nursing 0 0 301 0 78 11 390
Medicine 0 0 0 0 0 210 210
Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 100 100
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0 41 35 76
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 0 0 0 45 17 0 62
Dental Support Services 0 0 26 0 3 0 29
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 12 0 14 0 26
Special Education 0 0 0 0 16 0 16
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 0 0 0 11 3 14
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 0 7 5 12
General Biology 0 0 0 0 1 10 11
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 0 0 9 9
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
Biomedical Engineering 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
Medical Science 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Molecular Medicine 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Zoology 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Communication Sciences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Health 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 68 230 370 45 269 389 1,371

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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