The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is fast emerging as a Tier One University with some of the finest research facilities in the state of Texas. The University of Texas at San Antonio was founded in 1969 by Texas Legislature and the first classes were held at the Koger Center. In 1973, construction began for the main campus of the university on an area of 600 acres. Over the years many buildings were constructed and more colleges were set up.
Currently, the University of Texas at San Antonio has a total enrollment of 29,000 students and comprises 8 colleges namely: College of Architecture, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development, College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences, College of Public Policy, and the Honors College. There are three campuses of the University of Texas at San Antonio: Main Campus, Downtown Campus, and the Hemisfair Park Campus.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for awarding baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees.