University of Texas, San Antonio
A leading public research institution in the lone star state, the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is the second largest university in University of Texas system. UTSA has an enrollment of 28,744 students on a 600-acre campus. It was established in year 1969. Located within Bexar County and 20 minutes from downtown San Antonio, in Texas Hill country, it is only a few hours from the main UT campus in the city of Austin which is about 90 miles northeast.
UTSA has 8 separate colleges and schools which are the colleges of Architecture, Business, Education and Human Development, Engineering, Honors College, Liberal and Fine Arts, Public Policy, and Sciences. UTSA has more than 128 undergraduate programs and graduate degree programs in 15 colleges, and many of these programs are ranked nationally. The most popular academic programs are Communication, Journalism, Social Sciences, Business, Management, Marketing, Engineering, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and Liberal Arts and Sciences / Liberal Studies.
UTSA has study abroad programs available to students in popular locations for long-term career success as stidents will learn and understand other cultures better.
The most popular academic programs are in Business/Marketing, Interdisciplinary Studies, Biology, Psychology, Social Sciences, English, Security and Protective Services.
Famous alumni include: Jesse Trevino - nationally acclaimed artist
Ernest Bromley - the biggest Hispanic marketing companies in the country
Howard Peak - past Mayor of San Antonio
Jeff Clarke - Sr. Vice President at Dell Computer
Mark Olberding - past NBA player with the San Antonio Spurs
Roxanne Austin - CEO and President, Move Networks, Inc. (formerly head of Direct TV)
Tuition fees for students are for 2009-2010; $6,417 on average for residents and $13,065 for out-of-state students.
An internship or summer job may provide you the additional funds necessary to remain in your classes for the next semester or year when financial aid or a scholarship is not approved. College Works Painting in San Antonio, TX branch gives college students paid internships where they acquire marketable communicative and management skills not only in the college neighborhoods of the San Antonio, but also adjacent communities and respected neighborhoods that call for painting contractors.