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  • Avg. SAT Score
    1071
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $5,982
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    4,264
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249, United States
Website

About College of Business

Nationally ranked and accredited by AACSB International, the UTSA College of Business offers a high-quality business curriculum with 17 undergraduate degree options. Top research faculty and award-winning teachers lead programs in accounting, finance and marketing as well as specialized programming in entrepreneurship, information security and real estate finance and development. Transforming business students into business professionals, the college helps students develop a balanced portfolio of academic, leadership and professional development skills through the Center for Student Professional Development.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    62%
  • Yield
    43%
  • Job Offers
    47%
  • Average Salary
    $44,646
  • Top Industry
    Other
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1973

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About University of Texas, San Antonio

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
62% University of Texas, San Antonio 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Class rank
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Secondary school record
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
13988% 13,988
62% 62
43% 43
62% School Selectivity
43% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

Foreign HS diploma or US HS diploma; HS transcripts certificates and-or national exam scores; Foreign Credential Services of America accreditation of credentials or any listed at NACE; TOEFL or IELTS scores. Transfer Students: cumulative 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 in all transferable college coursework; official transcripts from each college, Be eligible to return to most recent institution (academic & disciplinary actions). When calculating the GPA for admission, ALL attempted work is considered.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
635% 635
56% 56
56% Program Selectivity
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.2
  • Other transfer requirements Internal transfers are designated PreBusiness. They are admitted if they successfully complete six courses: Business and Professional Speech, Algebra with Calculus for Business (“C” or better)/(Calculus I for majors in Actuarial Science – “C” or better), Principles of Accounting I, Introductory Macroeconomics, Introductory Microeconomics, Business Information Systems Fluency (“C” or better) and MS 1023 Business Statistics with Computer Applications I (“C” or better)(STA 1053 Basic Statistics for majors in Actuarial Science – “C” or better).
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 31
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Meet all UTSA undergraduate admission requirements, ranked in the top 25 percent of his or her high school graduation class, must have successfully completed evaluation under the Texas Success Initiative and qualify for enrollment in Algebra with Calculus for Business and Freshman Composition I or higher.

Careers

Other 25%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 14%
  • Petroleum/Energy 7%
  • Media/Entertainment 7%
USAA 11
Top Employer
  • H-E-B 5
  • Target 5
  • Ernst & Young, LLC 4
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
47% College of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
42% 42
62% 61.74527272727272
42% Receive Offers
28% 28
59% 59.252482758620694
28% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
5% 5
16% 15.83261363636364
5% Receive Offers
8% 8
17% 16.796475409836066
8% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
4% 4
9% 9.05625
4% Receive Offers
5% 5
9% 9.484761904761905
5% Accept Offers
83% Graduates seeking full-time employment
17% Graduates not seeking employment
36% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 3
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
31% 31
Data not provided
General Management
13% 13
Data not provided
Human Resources
3% 3
Data not provided
Management Information Systems
6% 6
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
17% 17
Data not provided
Operations/Production
5% 5
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
4% 4
Data not provided
Other
18% 18
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
10% 10
Data not provided
Consumer Products/Retail
11% 11
Data not provided
Consulting
5% 5
Data not provided
Financial Services
14% 14
Data not provided
Government/Education
4% 4
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
2% 2
Data not provided
Manufacturing
3% 3
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
7% 7
Data not provided
Non-Profit
1% 1
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
7% 7
Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
2% 2
Data not provided
Technology/Science
5% 5
Data not provided
Transportation
1% 1
Data not provided
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
25% 25
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
97% 97
Data not provided
U.S. West
1% 1
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Ernst & Young 13
  • USAA 7
  • Valero Energy Corporation 5
  • Tesoro Companies, Inc. 5
  • Kohl's 4
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 21
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 64
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 116
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 946
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
The Business school provides various strategic career development events/programs which include industry/career awareness, resume reviews, interview preparation, dinning and business etiquette, mock interviews, crafting and delivering elevator pitch, networking, personal branding, leadership development, career fair preparation and job search strategies.

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$19,717
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $5,982
  • Fees $3,100
  • Expenses $10,635
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$30,435
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $16,700
  • Fees $3,100
  • Expenses $10,635
39% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 2% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 71%
  • Merit 29%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.utsa.edu/financialaid/
Scholarships
$3,995,931
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$5,639,375
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy Yes
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
132% 121
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
55% 32
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • The information assurance program has been designated a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.
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Business Program Classes
21% Less than 20 Students 37% More than 50 Students
42% 21 to 50 students
32 Average number of students in non-business required electives
65 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2006
Degrees Offered
  • B.B.A./Accounting; B.B.A./Actuarial Science
  • B.B.A., B.A./Economics; B.B.A./Entrepreneurship
  • B.B.A./Finance; B.B.A./General Business
  • B.B.A./Human Resource Management; B.B.A./Information Systems
  • B.B.A./Infrastructure Assurance; B.B.A./Management
  • B.B.A./Management, Concentration in International Business; .B.A./Management Science and Statistics; B.B.A./Marketing
  • B.B.A./Real-Estate Finance and Development; B.B.A./Sport, Event & Tourism Management; B.S./Statistics
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
189% 189
90% 90
Prominent Faculty
  • Wm. Gerard (Gerry) Sanders, Dean and Bodenstedt Chair

    Department of Management

  • Tony Ciochetti, PH.D, Elmo James Burke, Jr. Chair

    Real Estate Finance and Development Program

  • Dana Forgione, PH.D, Janey S. Briscoe Endowed Chair

    Department of Accounting

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Work-study jobs are primarily on-campus to meet the needs of university.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Students may complete a traditional semester abroad or International Immersion Programs specific to the College of Business. International Immersions allow students to study in another country for 10-15 days with faculty, and receive credit. Students visit businesses, meet executives, learn from local faculty and develop an applied international project. Helsinki, Finland/St. Petersburg, Russia; Montevideo, Uruguay; Turkey; South Korea/Taiwan; Peru; and, Innsbruck, Austria/Munich, Germany.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Over 15 business student organizations volunteer every semester. Real Estate Finance students volunteer at Habitat for Humanity. Over 450 students annually teach economic principles and entrepreneurship through Junior Achievement. Accounting students volunteer with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). The Investment Society manages an investment portfolio for a microfinance fund.

Students

18% Students in Top 10% of High School Class
1150 75th Percentile Score on SAT 25 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Hispanic
53% 53
White
29% 29
African American
9% 9
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
%
1%
98%
%
%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
97% 97
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
3% 3
18 Average age of full-time students
73% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
14% 14
29% 29

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 23,886
Alumni Donations
$804 Average Gift $255,376 Largest Gift

James H. Bodenstedt

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Roxanne Austin

    President, Austin Investment Advisors

  • John Engates

    Chief Technology Officer of Rackspace

  • Michael Garcia

    CFO and Senior VP of Omni Hotels