The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview


Acceptance Rate
79%
Acceptance Rate by Gender
Percent of Applicants
SAT Score Range
920 - 1130
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
20 - 25
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Tuition & Fees
$19,168
Average Salary in 10 Years
$49,600

Note: 10 years after enrolling at The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio is located in San Antonio, Texas. It is a large public school part of the The University of Texas System system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 26,444 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective as the acceptance rate is 79.5%.

Popular majors include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Engineering, Psychology, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 37% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $38,800.

Map


About


🗺 One Utsa Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249
State Texas
🌐www.utsa.edu/

Test Score Range


What test scores do you need to get into The University of Texas at San Antonio?
SAT Score Range
920 - 1130
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
20 - 25
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Median SAT Score
1025
Out of 1600
Median ACT Score
23
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown
SAT Total Score Ranges
SAT Critical Reading Score Ranges
SAT Math Score Ranges
SAT Writing Score Ranges
ACT Score Breakdown
ACT Total Score Ranges
ACT English Score Ranges
ACT Math Score Ranges
SAT Writing Score Ranges

SATs or the ACTs?


Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?
Students Submitting SATs
83%
Students Submitting ACTs
39%

A lot more students take the SATs than the ACTs.

Admissions


The University of Texas at San Antonio has around 15,973 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 40% decide to enroll at The University of Texas at San Antonio. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 15,973 applicants 46% are men and 54% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 117 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 85 men.

The University of Texas at San Antonio's acceptance rate is 79.5%. The acceptance rate for men is 77.5% and the acceptance rate for women is 81.1%.

Applicants


Who applies to The University of Texas at San Antonio?
Number of Applicants
15,973
Number of Applicants per Spot
3
per spot
Male Applicants
46%
Female Applicants
54%

Acceptance Rate


Getting into The University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas at San Antonio Acceptance Rate
79.5%
Getting in
Selective
Male Acceptance Rate
77.5%
Female Acceptance Rate
81.1%

School Popularity


Do Students Want to Go to The University of Texas at San Antonio?
The University of Texas at San Antonio Admissions Yield
40%
of accepted students choose to go to The University of Texas at San Antonio
Male Admissions Yield
42%
Female Admissions Yield
37%

Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
37%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
33%
Women Graduation Rate
41%
Undergrad Graduation Rate
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Cost


Can you afford to attend The University of Texas at San Antonio?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$12,981
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$19,168
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$30,402
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$19,202
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$21,990

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$234
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of The University of Texas at San Antonio would expect to pay over 10 years.
Will you be able to pay off your debt?
55%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

The University of Texas at San Antonio Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
83%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education
Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan
50%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at The University of Texas at San Antonio you can visit www.utsa.edu/financialaid/.

The University of Texas at San Antonio Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $30,402
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $19,202
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from The University of Texas at San Antonio?

The University of Texas at San Antonio students, on average, make $49,600 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 6% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from The University of Texas at San Antonio
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at The University of Texas at San Antonio. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
6.3%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Median Earnings of Students from The University of Texas at San Antonio
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Male Students: Average Earnings from The University of Texas at San Antonio
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Female Students: Average Earnings from The University of Texas at San Antonio
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at The University of Texas at San Antonio
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend The University of Texas at San Antonio? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.6x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at The University of Texas at San Antonio. Salary is for the number of years after you start at The University of Texas at San Antonio. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.5x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at The University of Texas at San Antonio. Salary is for the number of years after you start at The University of Texas at San Antonio. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
25
students per faculty
Average Professional Salary
$124,770
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-High

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at The University of Texas at San Antonio?
Yes
Highest degree: Doctor's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
86%
Undergrads
26,444
Total Students
30,768
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
17%
Students over 25
16%
Student Median Household Income
$63,798
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
50%
of undergraduates
Men
50%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
About the Same

The University of Texas at San Antonio around the same number of female and male undergrads.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 100 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 100 women.

International Students
2%
of undergraduates
Undergraduate Student Diversity at The University of Texas at San Antonio
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Where are Students from?
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at The University of Texas at San Antonio study?
The University of Texas at San Antonio Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are:

  1. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  2. Engineering
  3. Psychology
  4. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  5. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Approximately 52% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at The University of Texas at San Antonio?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
74%
Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate
49%
Students Who Transfer Out of The University of Texas at San Antonio
33%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

The University of Texas at San Antonio has a retention rate of 74% for full-time undergrads, which is neither high nor low.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
2,891
11% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Medium-Low

The University of Texas at San Antonio has around 2,891 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 11% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see The University of Texas at San Antonio as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in San Antonio, Texas


City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000
707
in 2017
Source: FBI
City Rape Rate per 100,000
84
in 2017
Source: FBI

Politics in Texas


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Republican

Politically, Texas tends to be Somewhat Republican. In the 2016 Presidential election, 43% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 52% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.

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Average Earnings in 10 Years
Return on Education
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