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University of Texas at San Antonio - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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UTSA - University of Texas at San Antonio

UTSA - University of Texas at San Antonio

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University of Texas at San Antonio Description:

UTSA, the University of Texas at San Antonio, is a large public university whose main campus occupies 725 acres on the northern edge of San Antonio, Texas. Undergraduates can choose from 63 bachelor's degree programs. Popular majors span a wide range of fields in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and profession areas. The university has a diverse student population, and the school wins high marks for the number of degrees it awards to Hispanic students. Established in 1969, UTSA has grown significantly in its short history and the campus has undergone extensive construction, renovation and expansion in recent years. On the athletic front, the UTSA Roadrunners compete in the NCAA Division I Conference USA. The school fields 17 Division I teams.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 30,474 (25,979 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 53% Male / 47% Female
  • 82% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,389 (in-state); $15,813 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,482
  • Other Expenses: $2,470
  • Total Cost: $20,341 (in-state); $28,765 (out-of-state)

University of Texas at San Antonio Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 84%
  • UTSA Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 73%
    • Loans: 55%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,775
    • Loans: $5,883

Most Popular Majors:

Architecture, Biology, Accounting, Business Administration, Communication, Criminal Justice, English, Finance, Health, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 63%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 34%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 9%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 28%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Texas at San Antonio Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.utsa.edu/about/

"The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development–for Texas, the nation and the world."

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