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IPEDS ID: 228644
OPE ID: 00365900
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900
General information:  (210) 567-2620
Website:  www.uthscsa.edu/
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  3,386 (808 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  7 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
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
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2019Full timePart time
Total faculty1,322430
Instructional836229
Research and public service486201
Total graduate assistants-569
Instructional-553
Research-16
Average tuition and fees for academic year2020-2021
Undergraduate student tuition and fees
In-state tuition$6,051
In-state fees$2,274
Out-of-state tuition$18,855
In-state fees$2,274
Graduate student tuition and fees
In-state tuition$3,239
In-state fees$1,225
Out-of-state tuition$12,241
Out-of-state fees$1,225
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1486$2,357,744$4,851
Pell grants239$978,251$4,093
Federal student loans432$3,358,519$7,774
  • 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.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2018-2019, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2019
Total enrollment3,386
Undergraduate enrollment808
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment202
Graduate enrollment2,578
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 90%
Part-time: 10%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 30%
Female: 70%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 8%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 52%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 30%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student Age
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 45%
25 and over: 55%
Age unknown: 0%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 85%
Part-time: 15%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 10%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 90%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%
Undergraduate application fee (2020-2021): $100
  • This institution does not admit full-time first-time degree/certificate-seeking students, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • 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.
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 12%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 80%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 6%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 8%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 79%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 10%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 13%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 80%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 4%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2011-12
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a certificate: 19%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 57%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 11%
[Pell]
Received a certificate: 0%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 67%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 33%
[Non-Pell]
Received a certificate: 20%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 57%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 10%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2019-2020
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
Certificate
Postgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry--1--
Biomedical Sciences, General-213-1
Biophysics--4--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology-43--
Microbiology and Immunology-52--
Molecular Medicine-1---
Pharmacology--1--
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology--4--
Category total-1228-1
Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness-9---
Category total-9---
Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-03--
Category total-03--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Advanced General Dentistry----14
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist118---
Critical Care Nursing----0
Dental Clinical Sciences, General-17--3
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist282d---
Dental Public Health and Education----1
Dentistry--108--
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)12d--194-
Endodontics/Endodontology----3
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing-680-0
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General--0--
Health/Medical Physics-0---
Medical Science/Scientist-2---
Medicine--200--
Nursing Education-0--0
Nursing Practice--10--
Nursing Science--2--
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-400--
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery----5
Orthodontics/Orthodontology----4
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics----10
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing----0
Periodontics/Periodontology----5
Physical Therapy/Therapist--38--
Physician Assistant-45---
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology----1
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing----1
Public Health, General----0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse325----
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist721---
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-50--0d
Category total373d263d35819447d
Grand total37328438919448
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
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2018-2019
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 59
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 25
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 3
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 2
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: $5,883
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $5,235
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $3,364
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on CollegesAccredited since ((!)07/01/1973)12/12/2028
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)Accredited since (12/04/1975)12/31/2027
Dental Laboratory Technology (DT)Accredited since (12/05/1975)TBD
Dental Public HealthAccredited since (12/05/1991)12/31/2027
EndodonticsAccredited since (12/07/1978)12/31/2027
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR)Accredited since (01/31/2003)12/31/2025
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)Accredited since (12/01/1983)12/31/2025
Orthodontics & Dentofacial OrthopedicsAccredited since (01/28/2000)12/31/2027
Pediatric DentistryAccredited since (12/05/1975)12/31/2027
PeriodonticsAccredited since (12/04/1980)12/31/2027
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)Accredited since (12/04/1980)12/31/2027
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral DegreePreaccredited since ((!)08/07/2020)07/31/2026
Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral DegreeAccredited since (12/04/2020)07/31/2021
Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's DegreeAccredited since ((!)07/01/1981)06/30/2027
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapistAccredited since (02/13/1980)06/30/2030
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levelsAccredited since (03/25/2013)12/31/2028
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsAccredited since (09/29/2001)12/31/2028
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsAccredited since (09/29/2001)12/31/2028
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetristsAccredited since (10/16/2009)04/21/2021
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degreeAccredited since (07/01/1968)12/31/2026
Internship/Residency
Accreditor / Program / DepartmentStatusNext Review Date
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) General Practice Residency 12 Months / Optional 2nd YearAccredited (05/05/1977 - 02/04/2011)
Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency) Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 MonthsAccredited since (05/05/1977)12/31/2027
PredoctoralAccredited since (05/14/1970)12/31/2027
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programsAccredited since (11/01/1970)12/31/2023
  • (!) Estimated date
  • 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: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/146205.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201620172018
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape100
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary100
j. Motor vehicle theft210
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201620172018
a. Domestic violence010
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201620172018
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations611
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201620172018
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201720162015
Default rate1.3%1.2%1.1%
Number in default111110
Number in repayment825861865
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)