The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 78249-1644


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 28,959
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 23:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,263 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

The University of Texas at San Antonio is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 15,500 applications and 11,843 students were granted admission. The University of Texas at San Antonio is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 41% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 83% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT920 to 1130
ACT20 to 25

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

The University of Texas at San Antonio charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $15,636 and in-state students paid $5,039.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 84% of The University of Texas at San Antonio's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 45% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,639 (which is 4.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2016-2017, was 2,514, which is 51% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,285 (which is 0.3% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, The University of Texas at San Antonio has enrolled a total of 28,959 students (22,125 students full-time and 6,834 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 28,959 students, 2,574 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 24,724 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,235 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 302 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 51%

White: 26%

Black/African American: 9%

Asian: 5%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Two or more races: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 20% 726
Health Professions And Related Programs 15% 575
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 10% 380
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 9% 324
Education 8% 289
Engineering 6% 209
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 124
Social Sciences 3% 98
Psychology 1% 47
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 46

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of The University of Texas at San Antonio full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of The University of Texas at San Antonio graduates 6 years after enrollment is $39,700. Last year, out of the total 1,056 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 940 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,205 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,048 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $39,700 $44,400
Employment Rate 89% 87%
Total Graduates 1,056 1,205

Campus Location

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