The University of Texas at San Antonio

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,307
5.32% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$11,861
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
6.71%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
79.5%
15,973 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
30,768
76.1% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
36.7%
1,795 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 (390 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (290 degrees), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (282 degrees).

In 2017, 6,314 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas at San Antonio. 51.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (2,963 degrees), 1.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1758 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at San Antonio is $5,307, which is $-21,193 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas at San Antonio is $5,307, which is $-21,193 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,861.

In 2017, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,307
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas at San Antonio was $5,307. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas at San Antonio is $-21,193 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$11,861
2017 Value
2.03%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 The University of Texas at San Antonio had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,861. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The University of Texas at San Antonio grew by 2.03%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,324
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 $10,324 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 1.44% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas at San Antonio received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 66% 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.
6.71%
2016 Default Rate
456
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas at San Antonio was 6.71%, which represents 456 out of the 6793 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 15,973 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 3.05% annual growth. Out of those 15,973 applicants, 12,692 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.5% acceptance rate.

There were 30,768 students enrolled at The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2017, and 83% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas at San Antonio has an overall enrollment yield of 39.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
12,692
Accepted Out of 15,973

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas at San Antonio was 79.5% (12,692 admissions from 15,973 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 76.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 3.05%, while admissions grew by 7.17%.

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SAT Scores

83%
Submission Percentage
4,199
Scores Submitted

83% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas at San Antonio has a total enrollment of 30,768 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at San Antonio is 23,406 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,362. This means that 76.1% 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 52.9% Hispanic or Latino, 24.4% White, 8.71% Black or African American, 5.37% Asian, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.189% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas at San Antonio in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (28.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (25.9%) and White Male (12.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (21%), followed by White Female (13.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas at San Antonio, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30,768 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas at San Antonio is 23,406 and the part-time enrollment is 7,362. This means that 76.1% of students enrolled at The University of Texas at San Antonio are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2017 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 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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
    16,276
  2. White
    7,518
  3. Black or African American
    2,680

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas at San Antonio is 52.9% Hispanic or Latino, 24.4% White, 8.71% Black or African American, 5.37% Asian, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.189% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.166% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 519 students (1.69%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 154 more women than men received degrees from The University of Texas at San Antonio. The majority of degree recipients at The University of Texas at San Antonio are hispanic or latino (2,963 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1758 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas at San Antonio is General Psychology (390 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (290 degrees) and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (282 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 (139 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (333 degrees), and Engineering (657 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 (425,947 people), Software developers (377,149 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (322,567 people), Civil engineers (237,762 people), and Postsecondary teachers (189,852 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Architecture and Related Services (139 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (333 degrees), Engineering (657 degrees), Physical Sciences (154 degrees), and History (86 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, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Architecture and Related Services (139 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (333 degrees), Engineering (657 degrees), Physical Sciences (154 degrees), and History (86 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

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 Architectural, engineering & related services (548,832 people), Computer Systems Design (463,264 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (395,242 people), Elementary & secondary schools (324,519 people), and Construction (312,024 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Architecture and Related Services (139 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (333 degrees), Engineering (657 degrees), Physical Sciences (154 degrees), and History (86 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. 390 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 290 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 282 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas at San Antonio was General Psychology with 390 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 3,080
  2. 3,234

In 2017, 3,080 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at San Antonio, which is 0.952 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,234).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 201 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas at San Antonio in Mechanical Engineering, which is 10.1 times more than the 20 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 309 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas at San Antonio in General Psychology, which is 3.15 times more than the 98 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
31%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 11% 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, 31% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (44.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas at San Antonio is Female and Black or African American (44.2% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.669% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,963 degrees awarded
  2. White
    1,758 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    498 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas at San Antonio is hispanic or latino (2,963 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (1758 degrees).

2.12% of degree recipients (134 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,658 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    1,305 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    910 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Texas at San Antonio is hispanic or latino female (1,658 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (1,305 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas at San Antonio has an endowment valued at nearly $153M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $39.6M (26%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, The University of Texas at San Antonio had a total salary expenditure of $615M. The University of Texas at San Antonio employs 258 Lecturers, 244 Professors, and 208 Associate professors. Most academics at The University of Texas at San Antonio are Male Professors (187), Male Lecturers(130), and Male Associate professors (130).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at San Antonio are: Office and Administrative Support, with 421 employees, Management, with 405 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 353 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$153M
2017 Endowment
13.9%
growth from 2016

The University of Texas at San Antonio has an endowment valued at about $153M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas at San Antonio grew 13.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $134M 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. $44.2M - Federal
  2. $24.3M - State
  3. $1M - Local

As of 2017, The University of Texas at San Antonio received $44.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $24.3M from state grants and contracts, and $1M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$243M
2017 Salaries
1.71%
growth from 2016

In 2017, The University of Texas at San Antonio paid a median of $243M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($615M) and a 1.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.74% growth from 2015 and a 1.33% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$73M
Instructional Salaries
876
Number of Employees

In 2017, The University of Texas at San Antonio paid a total of $73M to 876 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
258 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
421 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas at San Antonio were Lecturer with 258 employees; Professor with 244 employees; and Professor with 208 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas at San Antonio were Office and Administrative Support with 421 employees; Management with 405 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 353 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas at San Antonio was Male Professor with 187 employees, Male Lecturer with 130 employees, and Male Associate professor with 130 employees.

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

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