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IPEDS ID: 459949
OPE ID: 04248500
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Texas A&M University-San Antonio
One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224
General information:  (210) 784-1000
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:  Rural: Fringe
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  6,759 (6,078 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  18 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2020Full timePart time
Total faculty217149
Research and public service10
Total graduate assistants-2
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,342$1,368$1,392$1,200-13.8%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$10,326$10,420$10,420$10,5521.3%
Off Campus
Room and board$7,912$8,056$8,056$7,418-7.9%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021% change 2019-2020 to 2020-2021
On Campus$25,408$26,076$25,710$25,8370.5%
Off Campus$22,996$23,712$24,046$22,703-5.6%
Off Campus with Family$14,330$14,888$15,990$15,285-4.4%
On Campus$37,596$38,579$38,723$38,8320.3%
Off Campus$35,184$36,215$37,059$35,698-3.7%
Off Campus with Family$26,518$27,391$29,003$28,280-2.5%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2020-2021
In-state tuition$3,978
In-state fees$2,328
Out-of-state tuition$12,039
Out-of-state fees$2,328
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee planX
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2019-2020
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid146570%————
Grant or scholarship aid46570%$4,708,028$10,125
Federal grants28142%$1,482,753$5,277
Pell grants28042%$1,451,453$5,184
Other federal grants193%$31,300$1,647
State/local government grant or scholarships31547%$1,688,261$5,360
Institutional grants or scholarships37056%$1,537,014$4,154
Student loan aid27341%$1,490,753$5,461
Federal student loans25639%$1,315,400$5,138
Other student loans173%$175,353$10,315
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid14,629$21,354,665$4,613
Pell grants3,133$13,876,685$4,429
Federal student loans2,838$20,336,267$7,166
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$12,994$14,059$11,175
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2017-20182018-20192019-2020
$0 – $30,000$11,991$9,372$8,647
$30,001 – $48,000$12,783$8,557$11,255
$48,001 – $75,000$15,459$12,053$13,669
$75,001 – $110,000$17,514$18,714$17,475
$110,001 and more$17,484$19,103$20,174
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2020
Total enrollment6,759
Undergraduate enrollment6,078
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,048
Graduate enrollment681
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 57%
Part-time: 43%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 37%
Female: 63%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 77%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 13%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 57%
25 and over: 43%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 99%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2019.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 26%
Part-time: 74%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 70%
Enrolled in some distance education: 29%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 1%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 79%
Enrolled in some distance education: 18%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 3%
Undergraduate application fee (2020-2021): $15
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2020
Number of applicants10,0063,5686,438
Percent admitted60%58%61%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%9%11%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommendedConsidered but not required
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2020 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing470580
SAT Math460540
ACT Composite1820
ACT English1719
ACT Math1618
  • Undergraduate applicants from foreign countries must demonstrate their ability to speak, write, and understand the English language by completing the TOEFL Exam or qualifying for a waiver. All undergraduate applicants are required to satisfy the Texas Success Initiative (TSI). TSI is not a requirement for admission, however, it is a requirement for enrollment.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 68%
Part-time students: 54%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2019 and Returned in Fall 2020
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in the cohort year, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 68%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 68%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 20%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 67%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 16%
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 56%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 25%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 57%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 26%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 56%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 24%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2019-2020
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General63-
Category total63-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General134110
Business/Commerce, General52-
Finance, General33-
International Business/Trade/Commerce13-
Management Information Systems, General25-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General26-
Category total364126
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General51-
Category total51-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science13-
Category total13-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education-3
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-27
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-12
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-19
Reading Teacher Education-22
Special Education and Teaching, General-18
Category total-101
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General353
Category total353
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Development2-
Category total2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature4-
Category total4-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Community Health and Preventive Medicine0-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling-2
Category total02
History, General41-
Category total41-
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General6-
Category total6-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other459-
Category total459-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Exercise Science and Kinesiology715
Category total715
Counseling Psychology-5
Psychology, General72-
Category total725
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General9-
Sociology, General35-
Category total167-
Grand total1,348242
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2019-2020
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 376
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 43
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 9
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 3
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $6,882
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $3,968
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $1,554
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,965
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccredited since (12/04/2014)12/01/2029
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs:
  • No campus security data reported for this institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201820172016
Default rate7.4%5.8%9.7%
Number in default10529633
Number in repayment1,4184986,505
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)