The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is The University of Texas at San Antonio Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

The University of Texas at San Antonio was awarded 260 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is cultural studies and comparative literature.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, UTSA is ranked #839 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UTSA held the #1,002 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

UTSA also holds the #42 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UTSA?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, The University of Texas at San Antonio is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 79%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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

ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas at San Antonio  ( 20 to 25 )
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The University of Texas at San Antonio Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At The University of Texas at San Antonio, the student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at The University of Texas at San Antonio is 71%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  71 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at The University of Texas at San Antonio

Freshmen Retention Rate

The University of Texas at San Antonio has a freshmen retention rate of 73%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 11% for first-time, full-time students at UTSA, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

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The University of Texas at San Antonio Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 28,275 undergraduates at UTSA with 22,414 being full-time and 5,861 being part-time.

How Much Does The University of Texas at San Antonio Cost?

The overall average net price of UTSA is $13,853. 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 +
$10,516 $11,109 $13,827 $18,275 $20,395

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UTSA, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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 7.2%. 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.

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How Much Money Do UTSA Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UTSA with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $45,300 in their early years. This is good news for future UTSA graduates since it is 14% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a public institution situated in San Antonio, Texas. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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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

The University of Texas at San Antonio Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 88 majors graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Of these students, 5,841 received undergraduate degrees and 1,360 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 482 $26,400
Health & Physical Education 355 $31,000
Communication & Media Studies 289 $31,200
Criminal Justice & Corrections 283 $31,100
Business Administration & Management 283 $36,000
Information Technology 268 $53,500
General Biology 261 $25,700
Public Health 231 $30,100
Accounting 215 $43,800
Marketing 193 $36,600

Learn more about the majors offered at The University of Texas at San Antonio along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UTSA

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2018-2019, 12,061 students took at least one online class at The University of Texas at San Antonio. This is an increase from the 9,637 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 12,061 926
2017-2018 9,637 705
2016-2017 7,751 476
2015-2016 5,625 302
2013-2014 3,174 89

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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