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The University of Texas at San Antonio Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on The University of Texas at San Antonio, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

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

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

The University of Texas at San Antonio was awarded 77 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

UTSA landed the #1,002 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

UTSA is also ranked #33 out of 85 schools in Texas.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UTSA?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at The University of Texas at San Antonio is 79%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that UTSA is a good fit for you.

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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at The University of Texas at San Antonio is 73%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  73 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at The University of Texas at San Antonio

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 74% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like The University of Texas at San Antonio enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  74 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at UTSA is 11%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  11 out of 100
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Excellent Overall Diversity at UTSA

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 26,444 undergraduates at UTSA with 21,510 being full-time and 4,934 being part-time.

UTSA Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

With an overall score of 87.79 out of 100, UTSA is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  87.79 out of 100
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How Much Does The University of Texas at San Antonio Cost?

The overall average net price of UTSA is $13,849. 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 +
$10,325 $11,307 $13,896 $17,777 $19,951

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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 6.7%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from UTSA make around $45,300 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for UTSA students since it is 14% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio make the most money.

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 city atmosphere of San Antonio makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of The University of Texas at San Antonio

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 92 majors graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Of these students, 5,655 received undergraduate degrees and 1,446 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 458 $26,400
Health & Physical Education 372 $31,000
General Biology 279 $25,700
Communication & Media Studies 248 $31,200
Liberal Arts General Studies 248 $31,300
Accounting 240 $43,800
Criminal Justice & Corrections 223 $31,100
Business Administration & Management 205 $36,000
Mechanical Engineering 203 $58,400
Information Technology 199 $53,500

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 is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 9,637 students took at least one online class at The University of Texas at San Antonio. This is an increase from the 7,751 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 9,637 705
2016-2017 7,751 476
2015-2016 5,625 302
2014-2015 4,026 126
2013-2014 3,174 89

Learn more about online learning at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

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