Educating the Leaders
of Tomorrow

As a national model for Latino student success, UTSA is setting the standard for educating students that reflect the demographic future of the United States.

Bold Is... when the hopes and dreams of generations come to life

Targeted Growth
Planning for the Future

UTSA was founded with the promise of social mobility and opportunity for underserved Texans.

In 2020, we enrolled our largest student body in UTSA’s history. We will build on our momentum to provide a world-class education to more than 45,000 students by 2028.

1000 students 1973, 34742 students 2020, 45000 students 2028

UTSA, A Hispanic-serving Institution

Watch our video to learn more about UTSA’s federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution and our aspirations to become a model Hispanic thriving university.

In 2020, UTSA received the prestigious Seal of Excelencia, a national certification recognizing the university’s commitment and ability to accelerate Latino student success.

Seal of Excelencia

Piloting a Bold Project

Bexar County Fostering Educational Success Pilot Program

UTSA is proud to lead an innovative, collaborative partnership dedicated to the academic success of students with a history of foster care.

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Bold Is... staying focused on a bright future

While UTSA’s nationally recognized efforts to advance student success serve all Roadrunners, they play a special role in uplifting and supporting our Hispanic students and other historically underserved populations.

First Generation and Transfer Student Center

Provides a slate of programs to support first-generation and transfer students.

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Resilence & Retention Academic Advising Program

Supports students who were academically dismissed or denied admission into the major of their choice and are at a high risk of dropping out of college.

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Access College and Excel Program

A special scholarship and retention program aimed at helping incoming freshmen effectively transfer from high school to a four-year university.

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Meet Jennifer Rojas ’23

2019 ACE Scholar

“As a first-gen student not knowing much about college, the ACE Scholar Program has helped me with this transition by providing resources such as workshops, academic success coaching and mentoring. It has also helped me by providing a good support system and being able to meet new people.”

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Student Success

As San Antonio’s largest university, we will continue enrolling more students and help them graduate sooner.

Undergraduate Degrees Rewarded & Time to Degree