Academics

Location
Undergrads
21,186
Tuition (in-state)
$16,031 ($7,457)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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4 College Junior

Academics: I think UTSA offers a lot of great academics and the professors all have a different way with students.

4 College Junior

Academics: My major is Biology and I am loving every single bit of it. The internship opportunities are awesome!

4 College Freshman

Academics: The academics are taught and learned at a high caliber.

3 Recent Alumnus

Academics: Academics could be better, but it's far from being the worst.

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3 Recent Alumnus

Academics: Work load was never too strenuous and there was always a great deal of help available if you needed it.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 87th
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants
  • 436th
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio
  • 478th
    Best Online Course Options
  • 708th
    Best Technology in the Classroom
  • 861st
    Best Registration Process

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
25:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
906
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
344
Total FT Faculty
1,042
Faculty with Terminal Degree
73%
Average Faculty Salary
$69,493
Full-Time Retention Rate
63%
Part-Time Retention Rate
56%
Transfer-Out Rate
34%
Graduation Rate
28%
Programs/Majors Offered
96
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: Yes
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: No
Degrees Awarded
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
Most Popular Majors
  • Biology and Biological Sciences: 4%
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science: 2%
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other: 4%
  • Psychology: 3%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 117 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 119 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.

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