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As a Carnegie R1 research university, the University of Texas at San Antonio is making bold advances in the fields of health, energy, security, sustainability, human and social development, and more with its graduate students and renowned faculty. Be part of a close-knit, diverse community of peers seeking to solve society’s grandest challenge and gain real-world professional experience in our graduate programs.

Ready to start? This page will lead you through all the details you need to know about applying as a graduate student to The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Graduate Student Applicants: are students who have earned a bachelor’s degree and are seeking to pursue a Master’s or Doctoral degree at UTSA. Students interested in pursuing a graduate certificate or enrolling in graduate courses without entering a degree program are classified as a non-degree seeking “special graduate student”.


Graduate Programs

UTSA offers over 140 graduate programs across eight colleges that are driven by a diversity of thought, culture, experience, and excellence. As a Tier One research university, your education will prepare you for an ever-changing job market that will set you on a path to success. Review our program offerings and reach out to our faculty or Graduate Advisor of Record (GAR) to see if the program is the right fit for you!

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Graduate Admissions

Applying to college is a huge milestone, but going through the process can bring up a lot of questions. Check out our admission requirements and steps on how to apply to UTSA! Remember, we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Admitted, What's Next?

Insert a great big Rowdy cheer! You’ve put in all the hard work and received your admission to UTSA. What’s next? We’ve put together all the information you need to help you get to your first semester at UTSA.

Graduate and Postdoctoral Success

The UTSA Graduate School is a dedicated resource to support your needs to have a successful doctoral educational experience; as well as, provide innovative and quality programming for professional development, thesis and dissertation guidance, and academic resources.