Student Success collaborates across UTSA to identify, design, implement, and assess innovative programs, systems, and initiatives that improve outcomes and graduation rates for undergraduate students.

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Bachelor's degrees awarded during the 2022-2023 academic year

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79.4 %

First-year retention rate, up from 56.1% in 2010

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3.1 %

Improved persistence rate for students who work on campus during their first three semesters

UTSA Thrive

A university-wide initiative to support a student thriving ecosystem at UTSA.

Student Experience Project

Investing in faculty development to cultivate sense of belonging and foster learning mindsets in the classroom.

López Scholars

A comprehensive scholarship that removes financial barriers and provides a unique opportunity for first-generation college students from South Texas.

Civitas Learning Platform

UTSA has partnered with Civitas to bring insights into student success and our services.


UTSA has partnered with TutorMe, a 24/7 online tutoring platform to supplement in-house tutoring for a variety of courses in every college.

First-Year Student Experience and Faculty Engagement Mini-Grant

Awarded faculty receive mini-grants for student engagement activities outside the classroom.

Bexar County Fostering Educational Success Project

UTSA is proud to be a part of this collaborative program that aims to improve college access, retention, and graduation rates for foster care alumni.

Student Success Network

Student Success and six College Student Success Centers are partnering to provide a robust support network for all students.

Rowdy Pulse

Partnering with Academic Innovation to elevate the student voice.

Bold Scholars Program

New program of support designed to promote student success in and out of the classroom.

Adobe Undergraduate Institute

Student Success has partnered with Academic Innovation to create a free program for undergraduate students to learn Adobe Creative Cloud programs.

Roadrunner Success Playbook

Over 1,000 students have enrolled in Roadrunner Success Playbook, a self-paced online seminar with specialized staff support.

Response Team

This team coordinates and engages in outreach to connect with undergraduate students and support their success through resource referrals and targeted interventions.

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