UTSA

University of Texas at San Antonio

1 UTSA Circle, San Antonio, United States
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  • Total Documents
    192
  • Class Notes
    112
  • Textbook Notes
    49
  • Study Guides
    31
  • Currently Enrolled
    99
  • Previously Enrolled
    182

Overview of University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)

About this school

U Texas at San Antonio, founded in 1969, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 600-acre campus is located 16 miles northwest of downtown San Antonio.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:26,444
    • Men:13,271 Men (50.2%)
    • Women:13,173 Women (49.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (UTSA)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Texas at San Antonio is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
5
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
SAT Only
Considered if submitted
June 1
ACT Only
Considered if submitted
June 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
June 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
One UTSA Circle
City, State, Zip
San Antonio, TX 78249-0617
Phone
(210) 458-8000
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
June 1
Application Fee
$60
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Transfer applicants with less than 30 hours must meet freshman requirements and have a 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale and submit all college transcripts; transfer applicants with 30 or more completed hours must have a 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale and submit all college transcripts recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
79% of 15,973 applicants were admitted
Women
81% of 8,617 applicants were admitted
Men
78% of 7,356 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
7,920 (62%) of 12,692 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,016 (57%) of 6,989 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,904 (68%) of 5,703 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
510-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
57%
• Score 400 - 500
15%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
30%
• Score 18 - 23
55%
• Score 12 - 17
9%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UTSA)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $9,380|Out-of-state: $23,379 (45.57%)
  • Room & Board: - $7,190 (34.93%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,500 (7.29%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,512 (12.2%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Texas at San Antonio accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 010115
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
3,699 (85.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,903 (78.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,819 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
329 (11.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$10,722
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,232 (79.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,927
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,862 (66.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,474
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 27 (1.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
213 (4.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,075

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
15,734 (77.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
13,353 (84.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
12,963 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,141 (8.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$10,013
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,885 (84.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,576
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,244 (71.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,312
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 196 (1.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
794 (3.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,734

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,089
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
7.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Debating, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,586

Academics & Instruction (UTSA)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


885

Part-Time Faculty


391

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


59%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 4% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 14% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 12% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 19% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 11% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 58% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
510
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Texas at San Antonio provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


15.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


30.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


37.0%

Programs & Majors (UTSA)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (76)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Interior Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Real Estate
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education

Master's Programs of Study (65)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication--General
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geology
  • Health Education
  • Higher Education
  • History
  • Information Science
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Management of Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Neurobiology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Campus Life (UTSA)

Location & Geography

Population


1,382,951

Nearest Metropolitan Area


San Antonio

Campus Size


725 acres

Weather


Temperature
37.9 average low in January, 91.8 average high in September
Rain
82 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
18 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio
Nearest Train Station
18 mile(s) from campus in San Antonio

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


12% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


88%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Rowdy the Roadrunner
School Colors
Blue and orange

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Texas at San Antonio offers choral groups, marching band, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government, voices, chi alpha christian fellowship, hispanic student association, panhellenic council

Sororities


5% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


21,510

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
26,444
Women
13,173
Men
13,271

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.7% Asian
  • 9.4% Black/African-American
  • 56.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 23.9% White
  • 0.7% Unknown

International Students


2.0% from 75 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


4,324

Student Resources (UTSA)