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Study at The University of Texas At San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio, or UTSA, is San Antonio's largest public university and is currently the second largest university in the University of Texas System. It was founded on June 5, 1969, by Governor Preston Smith. The main campus is spread across an area of 600 acres. UTSA offers more than 60 bachelor degrees, over 40 master degrees, and more than 15 doctorate degrees. UTSA is organized into eight colleges which include:
  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Education and Human Development
  • Engineering
  • Honors College
  • Liberal and Fine Arts
  • Public Policy
  • Sciences
UTSA takes part in more than 15 intercollegiate sports. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Roadrunners and their official mascot is Rowdy. The UTSA team plays at the Convocation Center and is a member of the Southland Conference.

Profile of The University of Texas At San AntonioStudents attend UT San Antonio in San Antonio, TX, a large city. The school is a public institution. UT San Antonio degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in mathematics, science, business and management, and liberal arts.

UT San Antonio Selectivity

UT San Antonio is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 580.

UT San Antonio has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 28, 533 students at UT San Antonio . The school has a large minority student population.

Student Life
UT San Antonio values student athletics, and belongs to the Southland Conference.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is the premier public institution of higher education in South Texas, with a growing national and international reputation. Renowned as an institution of access and excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, UTSA is committed to research and discovery, teaching and learning, and public service. UTSA embraces the multicultural traditions of South Texas, serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources, and is a catalyst for the economic development of Texas. "UT San Antonio Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management1, 261accounting, finance, business management, business, marketing, MIS, international business, human resources, . . .
Liberal Arts1, 108interdisciplinary studies, history, English, political science, sociology, anthropology, Spanish language, speech and rhetoric, . . .
Science402biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics, call and molecular biology
Education and Teaching355school Counselling, educational administration, curriculum and instruction, reading teaching, higher education administration, multilingual education, education, ESL instruction, . . .
Therapy and Counselling266psychology
Engineering224electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering
Security and Law Enforcement192criminal justice and safety
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy142health and physical Education
Architecture and Planning136architecture, interior architecture
Media110public relations, mass communication, communication studies
Computer Science and Engineering98computer and info science, information science, computer security, computer science, computer engineering
Mathematics78mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics
Family and Social Work42public administration, social work
Music39music, music management, music performance, music theory and composition
Art Studies37art studies
Fine Arts32fine arts, art history and criticism
Conservation and Resource Management22environmental science
Medical Support and Technology22health service and sciences, clinical lab tech
Religion and Philosophy11philosophy
Hospitality7tourism and travel
Real Estate and Construction Management1real estate
Contact: UT San AntonioThe University of Texas At San Antonio

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249-1644

General Phone: (210) 458-4011


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