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About UTSA

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is an emerging Tier One research institution specializing in health, energy, security, sustainability, and human and social development. With nearly 29,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property—for Texas, the nation and the world.

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UTSA at a Glance

UTSA's Fast Facts includes enrollment statistics, history, academic highlights, athletics, cost, financial aid, faculty and staff, alumni, research centers, budget, economic impact and goals.

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Visitor Information

The best way to learn more about UTSA is to visit the three campuses. UTSA's Main Campus sits on 725 acres at the foot of the Texas Hill Country. The Downtown Campus is in the heart of the city's business and cultural districts. The HemisFair Park Campus, also in downtown San Antonio, is home to UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures.

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Offices and Administration

The university is led by President Ricardo Romo and Provost John Frederick.

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Our History, 1969–Present

Founded by the Texas Legislature in 1969, UTSA has grown into a dynamic university with about 30,000 students from all over the United States and around the world. UTSA is on the path to Tier One status with a focus on research and academic excellence.