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San Antonio, Texas•
Public 4 Year•
20,000 and above
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is a state research university in San Antonio, Texas, United States. With nearly 38,400 students, it is the largest university in San Antonio and the eighth-largest (2014) in the state of Texas. It includes three campuses across the San Antonio metropolitan area that span 725 acres of land. UTSA offers a wide array of academic studies, with 67 bachelor's, 69 master's and 24 doctoral programs. In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 it was selected by Times Higher Education as one of the best universities in the world under 50 years old.Established in 1969, UTSA has become the third largest institution within the UT System by enrollment. The university has a local economic impact of $1.2 billion and the UTSA Institute for Economic Development generates $2.9 billion in direct economic impact nationwide. The university's restricted research expenditures have grown from US$36.4 million in FY16 to US$40.1 million in FY17. Total research expenditures increased from US$56.8 million in FY16 to US$68.1 million in FY17.Identified as one of Texas' six emerging research universities, UTSA is striving toward full National Research University Fund eligibility, having consistently achieved the criteria for Freshman Class of High Academic Achievement, High‐Quality Graduate Education, and Research capabilities & scholarly achievement.UTSA is a member of the Oak Ridge Associated Universities, a consortium of the nation's major doctorate-level universities dedicated to collaboration and scientific advancement. It is an institutional member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, recognizing its influence and role as a Hispanic-serving institution. UTSA is also a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, an organization of public institutions that seek to both offer educational excellence and opportunities to historically under-served populations.Its football team has competed in Conference USA since 2013, previously playing a stint in the WAC and as an FCS independent.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2021 Best Colleges in America
#158 of 6828
2021 Best Colleges in Texas
#9 of 426
2021 Best Public Colleges in Texas
#7 of 115
Out of 27 majors categories at The University of Texas at San Antonio, the 5 most popular are listed below.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio within four or six years.
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