Student Snapshot

Students come to UTSA for a variety of reasons, ranging from our world class educational opportunities and nationally ranked programs to our affordability and exceptional career preparation.

Why should you become a Roadrunner?

UTSA Students: A Snapshot

  • 35k


  • 82


  • 43%

    First Gen

  • 58%


  • 157k


By the Numbers

Over the last several years, we have significantly increased in the number of students we are educating and graduating into the world, fully prepared to make an impact.


Degrees awarded


Graduates stay in Texas

1 in 10

Undergrads continue to graduate school


First-time, full-time freshman retained

Stories of Roadrunner Success

Alina Philip

Alina is a thriving Biology student at UTSA who’s working towards her bold future of becoming a doctor while staying involved on campus.

Read Alina’s story

Beverly Quintana

A Finance major who is gathering professional experience as a work-study student on campus, Beverly is also taking advantage of opportunities at UTSA to gain career experience.

Read Beverly’s story

Joshua Chaj Ulloa

As an undergraduate student, Josh participated in exciting research that inspired him to pursue further scientific studies and develop medical technology.

Read Joshua’s story

Daniela Palacios

Daniela, a UTSA’s Carlos Alvarez College of Business and the Honors College graduate, is building a career in the city she loves as a Marketing Coordinator for Spurs Sports & Entertainment.

Read Daniela’s story

Where Roadrunners Land

UTSA students get a bold advantage in the marketplace from the many career-engaged learning opportunities that comprise our Classroom to Career Initiative.

As a result, employer partners actively seek out and hire UTSA students and graduates for internships and jobs. Here are just a few of the entities that frequently hire our grads:

Dell Techologies
U.S. Army
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Two students working on a blockprint Group of students studying

Setting Roadrunners Up for Success

Faculty and staff across the university share a commitment to advancing UTSA as a national model for student success. We provide 'Runners with a network of comprehensive resources and innovative programs designed to help them succeed well beyond their time on campus.

Learn more about Student Success

Military Campus USA

As the hometown university of Military City USA, UTSA serves one of the nation's largest active and retired military populations. Students who identify as veterans, active duty, guard, reserve, Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) members, and their dependents and family members comprise a significant part of the university's enrollment. Through our National Security Collaboration Center, UTSA is helping establish San Antonio as the nation's top producer of talent for these career fields.

UTSA Center for Military Affiliated Students

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