Where can I go?

University of Texas at San Antonio, United States of America



City Information

Founded in 1718 as a Spanish colonial outpost, San Antonio is a city that combines its vibrant history with the fast-paced, city living of the United States. Located in the south of Texas, San Antonio has a a humid subtropical climate that is characteristic of the Southern Plains of the USA. Well-known for being the scene of the Battle of the Alamo and the Texan independence movement, modern San Antonio is a multicultural city that is famous for its picturesque river walks.

University Information

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a state research university based in the Northwest Side of San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 1969, UTSA is a public research university that currently has 30,000 students and approximately 1,300 members of academic staff. The university is home to robust research programs in health, cybersecurity, energy, sustainability, and human and social development.

Additional Information

Please note that as part of your visa application to study in the USA, you will be required to provide evidence that you have access to funds up to or above the estimated cost of living listed at your host university (see the approximate cost of living in the table below). If you have any queries about this, please contact the Study Abroad Team for more information. 

Potential applicants should note that compared to the UK, this institution or their Federal State may provide reduced compensation levels for cases of negligence brought against them.


Summary Table

Competitiveness Less competitive
Number of places open for application 1
Do UK students need a visa? Yes
Total estimated cost per semester in local currency
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Total estimated cost: 16,000 USD per semester. Check XE.com for currency exchange rate.
City type Large city (500k – 1m)
Campus Type(s) Suburban,Urban
Where do exchange students normally live? Mixture of university halls of residence & private off-campus accommodation
Are exchange students guaranteed a place in University halls of residence? No
Which UoL semester would a student normally spend at this partner? Full academic year
Term Dates

Semester 1: August to December

Semester 2: January to May

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