Student Snapshot

At UTSA, the success of students is our top priority. UTSA is nationally recognized as a Hispanic thriving university where students from all backgrounds can excel. Roadrunners experience a life changing education, inside and outside the classroom. Their success continues as they spread their wings after graduation.

Stories of Roadrunner Success

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Bradley Freeman Jr.

Communications alum Bradley Freeman Jr. works with Sesame Street and its new initiative, the “ABCs of Racial Literacy” as part of Coming Together, the workshop's ongoing commitment to racial justice.

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David Robinson Jr.

Urban and regional planning graduate alum David Robinson Jr. applies his education locally as an important player in the City of San Antonio’s revitalization efforts.

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Marisa Perez-Diaz

Educational leadership doctoral student Marisa Perez-Diaz is using her education to make impactful policy decisions to bridge the gap between child welfare and public education.

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UTSA Students: A Snapshot

  • 34k


  • 99


  • 45%

    First Gen

  • 59%


  • 151k


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


Bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic students

1 in 10

Undergrads continue to graduate school


First-time, full-time freshman retained

Who Attends UTSA

The UTSA community is made up of highly diverse students with a wide range of backgrounds, ideas and viewpoints.

Our students choose UTSA for a variety of reasons, ranging from our world class educational opportunities and nationally ranked programs to the affordability of a quality education close to home. Our alumni go on to accomplish great things, whether at Fortune 500 companies or with local organizations here in the seventh largest city in the country, San Antonio.

Become a Roadrunner

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Setting Roadrunners Up For Success

Faculty and staff across the university share a commitment to advancing UTSA as a national model for student success. The Academic Affairs division of Student Success provides '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