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The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX 4-Year Public

About UT San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a public, state school located in the suburban setting of San Antonio, TX, less than an hour from San Antonio.

Founded in 1969, the institution currently enrolls around 34,742 students a year, including 29,959 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

UT San Antonio's endowment was valued at $134,529,667 in 2021.

2021 Admissions Facts About UT San Antonio

Acceptance rate: 84%

Mean ACT score: 22

Mean SAT score: 1120

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: June 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: August 1

What's the acceptance rate at The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2021?

It is moderately difficult to get into The University of Texas at San Antonio. Around 84 percent of all applicants are admitted to UT San Antonio each year.

The mean SAT scores for students who get into UT San Antonio is 1120. The mean ACT scores is 22.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is UT San Antonio a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at UT San Antonio, around 78 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 4,948 students who started at UT San Antonio as first-time freshman, 1,243 graduate within four years.

UT San Antonio's six-year graduation for undergrads is 46 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $23,766 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does UT San Antonio sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is UT San Antonio a good school for YOU?

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June 1 is the final deadline to submit an application for next Fall. All applicants should hear back from UT San Antonio by August 1.

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College Info

One UTSA Circle San Antonio, TX 78249-0617

Campus Setting: Suburban

UT San Antonio Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jun 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UT San Antonio is Jun 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UT San Antonio is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UT San Antonio ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


19 to 25


19 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UT San Antonio is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into UT San Antonio. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

UT San Antonio SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1040 - 1200


Math SAT Range

510 - 600


Reading SAT Range

520 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1200 and Above


1040 to 1200


1040 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for UT San Antonio students is 1120. Applicants with SAT scores of 1200 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UT San Antonio, while applicants with SAT scores between 1040 to 1200 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1040 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UT San Antonio.

UT San Antonio Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UT San Antonio is like? There are approximately 32,594 students enrolled at UT San Antonio, including 28,275 undergraduate students and 4,319 graduate students. 79% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from TX and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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