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Why UTSA?

Students enrolling in our programs become a part of the UTSA Community, with access to the services and programs of a nationally-recognized institution. 

Located in beautiful San Antonio, the seventh largest city in the U.S., UTSA is a Carnegie Classified R1 (Tier One) Institution. As Roadrunners, we’re proud to offer you the opportunity to create your bold future.



On the Rise

UTSA is proud to be an institution on the rise and has gained national recognition for a number of our programs, including biomedicine; cybersecurity; cloud computing; data analytics and data science; advanced materials and manufacturing; social and educational policy and innovation; and sustainable communities and critical infrastructure. 

Read more about our commitment to student success and research excellence.

 

check-mark-icon.pngHere are just a few Academic Highlights about UTSA:

M.B.A. program ranked in the top 10 nationally

- Hispanic Business and The Princeton Review

No. 1 cybersecurity program in the nation

-Hewlett-Packard / Ponemon Institute

Nationally ranked for biomedical, environmental, mechanical and doctoral engineering programs

- U.S. News & World Report

No. 10 U.S. public university for promoting research and enabling social mobility

- Brookings Institution


UTSA Degree Programs

UTSA offers over 160 degree programs across 8 colleges:

There is a wide range of possibilities at UTSA for both undergraduate and graduate students. With 8 colleges and over 160 degree programs to choose from, UTSA has a way to help any student reach their goals. 

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Location

UTSA is proud to be located in San Antonio, the nation’s seventh largest city and one of the fastest growing cities in the country. The university is comprised of four campuses:

Learn more about our campus locations

With more than 32,000 students across our physical and virtual campuses, UTSA is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region.

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Campus Life

Life on campus is never dull! From housing & dining to recreation & student organizations, take a moment to explore all the services available to our roadrunners.
    
Learn more about UTSA Housing

Housing

With a variety of campus housing options, you will find a comfortable abode that supports your success as a student.

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Campus Dining

When it's time to fuel up, UTSA has an option for you, no matter your craving, budget, or dietary restriction!

Browse our student organizations

Student Organizations

We're proud to host over 400  student organizations, bringing you plenty of opportunities to engage with fellow roadrunners.

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Recreation & Wellness

Our campus recreation center and programming keep roadrunners on their feet and on track for their wellness goals!


International Students Across the University

UTSA is proud to host students from all over the world as students and scholars.

The fall 2020 class included 913 international students; these valued members of our community represented 88 countries.

Fall 2020 International Student Countries of Origin
Top Countries of Origin
Undergraduate Masters Doctoral
Mexico – 57% India – 44% China – 28%
China – 14% Mexico – 27% India – 25%
Vietnam – 10% China – 16% Bangladesh – 22%
India – 9% Iran – 7% Iran – 15%
Nigeria – 9% Bangladesh – 6% Mexico – 11%

Learn more about undergraduate international admissions requirements >>

Learn more about graduate international admissions requirements >>


Learn More with Virtual Visits!

See why more students are choosing UTSA!

Not in the area? UTSA has many options for students abroad to learn more:

  • Daily Virtual Visits
  • Virtual Group Tours
  • Student Ambassador Chat
  • Virtual Welcome Desk

Plan your virtual visit >>

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