UTSA Fast Facts
All the stats and facts you need to know about the UTSA community, our campuses and our points of pride.
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is redefining higher education as a next-generation Hispanic-thriving university where students from all backgrounds can excel.
With a focus on student success and research excellence, UTSA is serving as a model for the urban-serving public universities of the future. Through the transformational learning experiences that we provide, UTSA is creating bold futures for our students, the citizens of San Antonio and beyond.
As the largest university in San Antonio, UTSA is rising to new heights as one of approximately 20 universities nationwide that are designated as Hispanic Serving Institutions and hold a prestigious Tier One classification for research excellence.
UTSA has a unique and rich history that is shared by Roadrunners of all ages
UTSA is guided by a commitment to our students and community
UTSA is going boldly into the future, growing our student body and campuses
The 600-plus acre campus serves more than 85% of UTSA's students
Located between the city’s historic West Side and the downtown core
Home to the Institute of Texan Cultures in downtown San Antonio
With dedicated athletics facilities, Park West sits two miles from Main Campus
Located on the San Antonio River in downtown San Antonio on the historical site of the Southwest School of Art, this campus has been a place for learning and growth for more than 165 years
A big part of college is the lifelong memories you'll create and the experiences that unite you with alumni around the world. UTSA's traditions help to tell our story and are interwoven into the fabric of the university.
Rowdy, UTSA's mascot since 1977, represents the spirit and excitement of the Roadrunner community.
A symbol of UTSA pride commonly seen at athletic events, graduations, and other celebrations, this gesture forms a roadrunner's head and tail.
One of the most recognizable landmarks at UTSA, the Sombrilla Fountain brings both good and bad luck depending on when you touch it.
UTSA’s foundational roots — based on the dreams of generations with the promise of social mobility and opportunity for San Antonio’s predominantly Mexican American population — underpin our institutional commitment to positioning Latino students, staff and faculty for growth, leadership and success.
UTSA is a proud 2020 recipient of this national certification recognizing leadership in advancing Latino student success. We are one of only 24 colleges and universities nationwide to earn this prestigious certification.
UTSA is proud to be located in San Antonio, the nation’s seventh largest city and one of the fastest growing in the country. UTSA considers San Antonio an extended campus for its urban-serving mission.
The university is a major supplier of talent for the city’s workforce, an inspiration for business startups, and an integral partner in solving San Antonio’s grand challenges. UTSA is proud to be classified as a Community Engaged institution by the Carnegie Foundation.
UTSA is one of only about 20 universities nationally that are both Hispanic serving institutions and classified as Tier One for research.
Taylor Eighmy is the 6th President of The University of Texas at San Antonio. As an advocate for urban-serving public higher education, Eighmy is passionate about UTSA’s role in developing San Antonio’s knowledge economy by preparing future leaders and generating new knowledge that changes the world.
We are educating students who have the skills our city, state and nation need to address our society’s grandest challenges.