UTSA is Creating Bold Futures

For Texas and Beyond

What does BOLD look like at UTSA?

2023 Year in Review

From setting new records for student success to transformative major gifts to an amazing football season, 2021 was an unprecedented year for UTSA.  

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Bold Is...Committing to Student Success

UTSA represents the future of higher education, preparing students for the in-demand careers of today and tomorrow while embracing the diversity that makes San Antonio and Texas unique. With an undergraduate enrollment that’s 59 percent Hispanic, UTSA is a model for closing the gaps in higher education.

First Gen Focus

43% of UTSA students - like Anna Almaraz- are the first in their families to attend college. From starting her own business at 15 years old to currently pursuing her M.B.A. in entrepreneurship and leadership, Anna is empowered by her UTSA education.

Read Anna’s story

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UTSA is a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution committed to becoming a model  Hispanic Thriving university where students from all backgrounds excel.

See how we are embracing our Hispanic serving identity

Bold Is... Pioneering research to solve our grandest challenges

UTSA faculty are doing research that will change our South Texas communities—and our world—for the better. UTSA saw a record high $141.7 million in R&D expenditures in 2021-2022 with studies that advance the fields of biomedicine, cybersecurity, sustainability, social transformation, and many more.

UTSA Tier One Institution


UTSA's Tier One classification for research puts us in the top 4% of universities nationwide, enabling us to attract new businesses, research dollars, world-class faculty and the talented students who want to learn from them.

What it means for our students and San Antonio

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Advancing Educational and Economic Mobility

UTSA’s career-engaged learning environment prepares students to develop new knowledge, grow the workforce and create upward mobility for themselves, their families and community. 

Learn about career-engaged learning

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Research to Advance Educational Attainment and Economic Mobility

The Urban Education Institute produces actionable studies on topics such as high school employment trends, college readiness patterns, and how school mobility impacts San Antonio's future talent pipeline.

Learn more about the Urban Education Institute's recent work

Bold Is...Building an educated workforce

UTSA is boldly answering the call of employers across San Antonio and the state that need workforce talent to fill open positions requiring in-demand skills. UTSA is investing in programs and people that advance areas of critical need for Texas and our nation, like cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data science and machine learning.

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Supporting Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The Downtown Campus is undergoing an expansion that will help economic prosperity, urban revitalization and transdisciplinary discovery. UTSA’s San Pedro II is one of multiple recent investments in our students’ and community’s future. Through a targeted focus on career-engaged learning, innovation and entrepreneurship, UTSA continues to be a driver of economic prosperity for our region and state.  

Bold Advantage

Preparing Career-Ready Roadrunners

UTSA's BOLD ADVANTAGE is our unique equation for success. It’s the formula that gives our students an edge, preparing them with knowledge, "learning-by-doing" experiences and marketable skills to pursue life-changing careers and positively impact our community.

UTSA is Paving the way for better, bolder futures

Developing Texas’ Workforce

UTSA is focusing on programs to help Texans advance in their current jobs or explore potential new jobs by learning the skills that are in highest demand by the state’s employers.

Modeling a University of the Future

UTSA is setting the standard for educating students that reflect the demographic future of the United States, proving social mobility and opportunity for underserved Texans.

Serving as a Cyber Powerhouse

Fueling San Antonio’s national reputation as the largest cyber and information security hub outside of Washington, D.C. – second only to our nation’s capital in concentration of cybersecurity professionals.

Supporting San Antonio

Through thoughtful planning and focused action, UTSA is fueling the local economy by bringing world-class talent and federal research dollars to San Antonio.

"Education is an essential service in its own right, and UTSA's resolve to be a driver of economic prosperity and social mobility is stronger than ever. We are creating bold futures for our students and for Texas."

Taylor Eighmy, President of UTSA

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