The University of Texas at San Antonio

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,724
3.88% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$10,934
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.01%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
83.5%
21,597 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
34,742
72.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
46.3%
2,289 Graduates

About

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a higher education institution located in Bexar County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Texas at San Antonio were General Psychology (482 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (355 degrees), and General Communication (289 degrees).

In 2020, 7,563 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas at San Antonio. 53.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (4,034 degrees), 2.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1868 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at San Antonio is $5,724, which is $−22,905 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at San Antonio is $5,724, which is $−22,905 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,934.

In 2020, 75% of undergraduate students attending The University of Texas at San Antonio received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 49% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,724
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas at San Antonio was $5,724. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas at San Antonio is $−22,905 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$10,934
2020 Value
17%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 The University of Texas at San Antonio had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,934. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of The University of Texas at San Antonio grew by 17%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,092
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Texas at San Antonio was of $9,092 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board decreased by 16% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
49%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas at San Antonio received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 3.85% with respect to 2019, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.01%
2018 Default Rate
319
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas at San Antonio was 5.01%, which represents 319 out of the 6373 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Texas at San Antonio received 21,597 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 26.1% annual growth. Out of those 21,597 applicants, 18,043 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.5% acceptance rate.

There were 34,742 students enrolled at The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2020, and 82% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas at San Antonio has an overall enrollment yield of 29.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
18,043
Accepted Out of 21,597

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas at San Antonio was 83.5% (18,043 admissions from 21,597 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 76.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 26.1%, while admissions grew by 37.6%.

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SAT Scores

82%
Submission Percentage
4,389
Scores Submitted

82% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas at San Antonio has a total enrollment of 34,742 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at San Antonio is 25,253 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,489. This means that 72.7% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at San Antonio are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at San Antonio, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57% Hispanic or Latino, 22.3% White, 8.09% Black or African American, 5.47% Asian, 3.42% Two or More Races, 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas at San Antonio in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (31.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (27.1%) and White Male (10.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (23.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (16.2%) and White Female (15.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas at San Antonio, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34,742 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at San Antonio is 25,253 and the part-time enrollment is 9,489. This means that 72.7% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at San Antonio are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Texas at San Antonio was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), The University of Texas at San Antonio had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    19,809
  2. White
    7,739
  3. Black or African American
    2,812

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at San Antonio is 57% Hispanic or Latino, 22.3% White, 8.09% Black or African American, 5.47% Asian, 3.42% Two or More Races, 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 264 students (0.76%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 533 more women than men received degrees from The University of Texas at San Antonio. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Texas at San Antonio is hispanic or latino (4,034 degrees awarded). There were 2.16 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1868 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas at San Antonio is General Psychology (482 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (355 degrees) and General Communication (289 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Texas at San Antonio, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (154 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (390 degrees), and History (110 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Other managers (431,442 people), Software developers (372,907 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (318,569 people), Civil engineers (253,007 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (227,148 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Architecture and Related Services (154 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (390 degrees), History (110 degrees), Engineering (596 degrees), and Psychology (540 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Architecture and Related Services (154 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (390 degrees), History (110 degrees), Engineering (596 degrees), and Psychology (540 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Elementary & secondary schools (569,253 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (540,775 people), Computer Systems Design (465,513 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (402,607 people), and Construction (335,174 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Architecture and Related Services (154 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (390 degrees), History (110 degrees), Engineering (596 degrees), and Psychology (540 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Most Common
  1. 482 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 355 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 289 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas at San Antonio was General Psychology with 482 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,515
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
4,048
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 3,515 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at San Antonio, which is 0.868 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,048).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 230 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at San Antonio in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 224 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 371 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas at San Antonio in General Psychology, which is 3.07 times more than the 121 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 18% of students graduating from The University of Texas at San Antonio completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas at San Antonio is Female and Black or African American (60% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.262% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    4,034 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,868 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    635 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas at San Antonio is hispanic or latino (4,034 degrees awarded). There were 2.16 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1868 degrees).

1.56% of degree recipients (118 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,253 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1,781 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    976 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The University of Texas at San Antonio is hispanic or latino female (2,253 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (1,781 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas at San Antonio has an endowment valued at nearly $181M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $42.3M (23.3%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, The University of Texas at San Antonio had a total salary expenditure of $625M. The University of Texas at San Antonio employs 259 Professors, 236 Lecturers, and 232 Assistant professors. Most academics at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Male Professors (192), Male Associate professors(143), and Female Lecturers (128).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at San Antonio are: Management, with 439 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 413 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 339 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$181M
2020 Endowment
5.6%
growth from 2019

The University of Texas at San Antonio has an endowment valued at about $181M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas at San Antonio grew 5.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $121M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $46.6M - Federal
  2. $27M - State
  3. $4.08M - Local

As of 2020, The University of Texas at San Antonio received $46.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $27M from state grants and contracts, and $4.08M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$276M
2020 Salaries
5.21%
growth from 2019

In 2020, The University of Texas at San Antonio paid a median of $276M in salaries, which represents 44.2% of their overall expenditure ($625M) and a 5.21% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.8% growth from 2018 and a 1.99% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$83.8M
Instructional Salaries
958
Number of Employees

In 2020, The University of Texas at San Antonio paid a total of $83.8M to 958 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
259 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
439 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas at San Antonio were Professor with 259 employees; Lecturer with 236 employees; and Lecturer with 232 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at San Antonio were Management with 439 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 413 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 339 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas at San Antonio was Male Professor with 192 employees, Male Associate professor with 143 employees, and Female Lecturer with 128 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

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