The University of Texas at San Antonio is a multicultural discovery enterprise institution with more than 34,000 students. It is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region with four campuses across the city.
History & Facts
Founded by the Texas Legislature in 1969, UTSA now offers access and opportunity to more than 34,000 students.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected UTSA to receive its prestigious Community Engagement Classification, recognizing the university’s commitment to serving the local community.
Seal of Excelencia
UTSA is a proud 2020 recipient of this national certification recognizing leadership in advancing Latino student success
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, 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.
- UTSA will be a model for student success
- UTSA will be a great public research university
- UTSA will be an exemplar for strategic growth & innovative excellence
UTSA is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) as designated by the U.S. Department of Education.
To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.
Our Core Values
We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.
Our Commitment to Inclusivity
The University of Texas at San Antonio, a Hispanic Serving Institution situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to ending generations of discrimination and inequity. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.