University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249
(210) 458-4530 or (210) 458-2000
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Contact for Transfer Students:

Articulation Agreement:

Yes2+2 Transfer Guides

Admission Requirements for Transfer Students:

  • Minimum transfer GPA is 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. (All grades are averaged, even repeated courses)
  • Transfer applicants for admission to UTSA who have earned less than 30 semester hours of credit from accredited colleges of universities must:

1. Meet the same rank-in-class or GED and SAT/ACT requirements as first-time freshman
2. Have a "C" average (2.0 on 4.0 scale) in all college or university hours attempted
3. Be in good standing at the last institution attended
4. Be eligible to return (e.g., free of dismissal, or enforced withdrawal) to all previous institutions attended.

  • Transfer Students with 30 or more credit hours:

1. Must have at least a "C" average (2.0 on 4.0 scale) in all college hours attempted
2. Be in good standing at the last institution attended
3. Be eligible to return (e.g., free of suspension, dismissal, or enforced withdrawal) to all previous institutions attended.

The admission criteria listed below applies to those students wishing to attend UTSA beginning in Fall 2013.

UTSA Freshman/Freshman Transfer Admission Criteria for Fall 2013*

High School (HS) Rank in Class

SAT Scores (Math and Critical Reading)

ACT Score (Composite)

Top 25%

Guaranteed Admission

Guaranteed Admission

Second 25%

· SAT 1100: Guaranteed Admission (Others by Committee Review: SAT ≥ 900 for consideration)

· ACT 24: Guaranteed Admission (Others by Committee Review: ACT ≥ 19 for consideration)

Third 25%

· Committee Review: (SAT ≥ 1000 for consideration)

· Committee Review: (ACT ≥ 21 for consideration)

Fourth 25%

· Committee Review: (SAT ≥ 1100 for consideration)

· Committee Review: (ACT ≥ 24 for consideration)

Non-Ranking Accredited HS

· SAT 1100: Guaranteed Admission (Others by Committee Review: SAT ≥ 900 for consideration)

· ACT 24: Guaranteed Admission (Others by Committee Review: ACT ≥ 19 for consideration)

GED, Unaccredited HS, Home School

· Committee Review: (SAT ≥ 1100 for consideration)

· Committee Review: (ACT ≥ 24 for consideration)

Top 25%: SAT or ACT scores are not used to determine admission of applicants ranked in the top 25%, yet they must be submitted.

Committee Review: First time freshman considered for UTSA Admissions by way of Committee Review must meet the stated minimum SAT or ACT for Committee Review consideration. *Meeting the above stated minimum scores for Committee Review does not guarantee admission. Students who are admitted to the university are not guaranteed admission to a specific academic program.

For more information on admission requirements, click here

Transfers Requirements*

*with 30 or > (more) completed credit hours

(Completed credit hours do not include work in progress)

1. Have at least 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale in all college hours attempted

2. Submit your official transcripts from each college/university attended, including Dual Credit work

3. Be eligible to return to most recent institution

Note: When calculating the cumulative grade point average for admission, ALL attempted work is considered. Repeated courses are NOT excluded.

Transfer Credit Information:

  • Transfer Resources
  • Maximum number of hours accepted: 66
  • Experienced-based education accepted: No
  • CLEP Subject exams accepted: Yes

Grading:

  • Any academic course from an accredited college or university in which a passing grade was earned is accepted for transfer credit.
  • The UTSA grade-point average is determined by dividing the number of grade points earned at UTSA by the number of semester hours attempted at UTSA.
  • Credits and grades for work completed at other institutions or credits earned by examination are not included in the UTSA grade-point average.

Approximate Cost/Range for One Academic Year

(15 hours per semester Fall and Spring):

Tuition & Fees

$8,045

Room & Board

$8,738

Books & Supplies

$1,000

 

*SOURCE: The Higher Education Coordinating Board site for Cost of Higher Education in Texas 2008-2009

Financial Aid:

The Office of Student Financial Aid
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249
(210) 458-4154 or 1-800-776-6919

Priority deadline for Fall/Spring is February 15.

Scholarships for Transfer Students

Scholarship Office
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249
210-458-4855

Special Programs Unique to This School:

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences

Additional Information:

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer: May 1
  • Mandatory academic advising for students with less than 30 hours.

Accreditation Information:

The University of Texas at San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Note: The information shown here is subject to change. Students are strongly encouraged to verify information with the institution to which they intend to transfer.