School Profile

  • Public University

  • Undergraduate enrollment: 28,275

  • Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipient Rate: Over 45%

  • Priority Admissions Deadline for Fall: January 15th

  • Automatic Admission: top 25% of graduating class; second 25% of graduating class with 1170 SAT or 24 ACT


  • Students submit their UTSA application on Apply Texas.

  • Students send their standardized test scores (school codes: ACT 4239 and SAT 6919).

  • Students send their high school transcript and college transcript (if applicable).


UTSA lists Apply Texas Essay A as optional. It is highly recommended that students outside of automatic admission submit the essay. University scholarships may require an additional short answer response, essay, or letter of recommendation.

Review CSLAP's essay advice and resources here.

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