University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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School Overview

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) is located in the medical district of San Antonio, Texas (South Texas Medical Center.) It is an institute of health science research and education.

UTHSCSA is the biggest university of health sciences in South Texas. Beyond serving the 50,000 square mile area of south and central Texas, and San Antonio in the South Texas Medical Center, UTHSCSA also extends to campuses to the Rio Grande Valley and Laredo.

General Information

Admission Office
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
MSC 7702
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
(210) 567-2621
Fax: (210) 567-2685

Contact: Amy McGilvray
Registrar
Main Address
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
(210) 567-7000

www.uthscsa.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 774
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 5
Degree-seeking undergrads: 773
Graduate enrollment: 930

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school record: Required
Recommendations: Required
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 125
Percent Admitted: 25%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 35%

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $3,466 $4,531 $4,481 $4,979 +11.11%
Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,546 +3.07%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $4,966 $6,031 $5,981 $6,525 +9.10%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $3,456
In-state Student Fees $1,087
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $13,419
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,087

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 1 50% $1,891 $1,891
• Federal grants 1 50% $1,891 $1,891
• Pell grants 1 50% $1,891 $1,891
• Other federal grants 0 0% $0
Local and state government scholarships or grantss 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Student loan financial aid 2 100% $10,250 $5,125
• Federal student loans 2 100% $10,250 $5,125
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 380 162 421 223
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 8 30
Animal Physiology 3
Biochemistry 1 9
Cell/cellular and Molecular Biology 3 3
Microbiology, General 7
Molecular Biology 2 6
Pharmacology 1
Radiation Biology/radiobiology 1
Toxicology 2
Education 1
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Hearing Impairments Including Deafness 1
Engineering 1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 380 151 383 223
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist 24 10
Clinical Nurse Specialist 9
Critical Care Nursing
Dental Clinical Sciences, General 4 2
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 31
Dental Laboratory Technology/technician 14
Dentistry 93
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) 15 189
Endodontics/endodontology 4
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 45
Health/medical Physics 1
Medical Scientist 11
Medicine 211
Nursing Administration 12
Nursing Science 3
Occupational Therapy/therapist 27
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics 10
Periodontics/periodontology 7 5
Physical Therapy/therapist 76
Physician Assistant 30
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology 5 3
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 285
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist 11
Physical Sciences 2 7
Nuclear Physics 2 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Dental Hygiene B
Dental Laboratory Technology B
Emergency Medical Technology C
Nursing (RN) B
Physician Assistance B
Respiratory Therapy B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (210) 567-2621
Website: www.uthscsa.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.uthscsa.edu/academics
Address: 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,292
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 6 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,197 (97% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $0
Out-of-state Tuition: $0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: %
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 178
Education 1
Engineering 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 175133
Grand total 1852212

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0
Books and supplies $0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $4,188
Out-of-state $12,719

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 0 %
Grant or scholarship aid 0 % $0
Student loan aid 0 % $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 509 63% $5,065
Federal student loans 469 58% $8,783

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 3,292
Undergraduate enrollment 774
Graduate enrollment 2,518

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Dental Laboratory Technology (DT)
    • Predoctoral
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Dental Public Health
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR)
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetrists
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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