The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX 78229

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHealth San Antonio) is part of the University of Texas System. It is the largest health sciences university in the South Texas region and offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The university was established in 1959 and received major upgrades in 2006, including the construction of the $150 million South Texas Research Facility. UTHealth San Antonio maintains affiliations with over 100 clinics, hospitals, and healthcare facilities in the South Texas area. The university also houses the Mays Cancer Center, which is a National Cancer Institute Cancer Center.

The university has a variety of CCNE-accredited nursing programs available for undergrads and grads. The undergrad programs include BSN, RN to BSN, accelerated BSN, and LPN to BSN. The traditional BSN track includes four semesters of nursing courses after students complete four semesters of general studies and prerequisite courses. The accelerated track may be completed in 15 months by students who already have bachelor’s degrees in a non-nursing field. Graduate degree programs include MSN, RN to MSN, Ph.D., and BSN to Ph.D. The MSN program includes two specialty tracks, Administrative Management, and Clinical Nurse Leader. With the BSN to DNP program, students typically earn their DNPs in 36 months.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio8:1
Open Admission-
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN, RN to MSN
  3. PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. LPN to BSN
  5. Accelerated BSN
  6. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 336
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 0
Nursing Administration Master's degree 2
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 104
Clinical Nurse Specialist Master's degree 0
Clinical Nurse Leader Master's degree 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 4
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 3
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 10

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Texas State University
46.65 miles away
The University of Texas at Austin
73.64 miles away
Academy of Health Care Professions
76.82 miles away
University of Houston-Victoria
107.41 miles away
Temple College at Temple
130.64 miles away
Texas A & M International University
143.15 miles away
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
144.54 miles away
Texas A & M University-College Station
153.93 miles away
Prairie View A & M University
160.02 miles away
Mclennan Community College
166.41 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
10/10/2013 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/29/2001 - Current


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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229

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