University description (as per official university website)
The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area UTSA Bio Rotunda image and the broader region of South Texas through programs and services offered from its three campuses: Main Campus, Downtown Campus and Hemisfair Park Campus.
With nearly 29,100 students enrolled in 133 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, UTSA is the second-largest institution in the University of Texas System and has been one of the state's fastest-growing public universities for much of the last decade.
UTSA offers 64 bachelor's, 48 master's and 21 doctoral degree programs. With many doctoral programs and master's programs in the planning stages or awaiting final approval, UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a doctoral/research intensive institution. UTSA Light the Fire Within image
The university's three campuses provide access and opportunity for large numbers of historically underserved students. More than 56 percent of UTSA's students come from groups underrepresented in higher education. Many students are the first in their families to attend a college or university.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masterís, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga., 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas at San Antonio.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions, serving as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development for Texas, the nation and the world.
We provide current and prospective students at UTSA with resources to assist in the search for scholarship funds from university and external sources. The Scholarship Team coordinates and oversees the University's comprehensive scholarship program and acts as a liaison between the departments on campus, the University Scholarship Committee, and the Office of Student Financial Aid and Enrollment Services. The Scholarship Team coordinates and administers more than 700 UTSA scholarship programs a year, ranging from a few hundred to several thousand dollars.