THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO (UTSA) is a Tier 1 research university and a Hispanic-Serving Institution that aspires to become a model for student success and an exemplar for strategic growth and innovative excellence. With more than 34,000 students, UTSA is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region.
UTSA offers more than 170 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in programs including business, education and human development, engineering and integrated design, health, community and policy, liberal and fine arts, and sciences.
Recently, UTSA attained the R1–Very High Research Activity from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. This elite designation places UTSA among the top four percent of U.S. research universities and amplifies its ability to attract and recruit world-class faculty and top students.
UTSA is a founding member of the Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Research Universities, a consortium of 21 top research institutions that are committed to advancing social mobility and economic opportunities for Latino students and their communities.
UTSA specializes in cybersecurity, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic transformation. Ninety-nine percent of the university’s full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members hold doctorates or equivalent terminal degrees. These faculty members are preparing tomorrow’s leaders to tackle society’s grand challenges.