The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX 78229
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students3,277
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 68 228
Master's degree 0 2
Post-master's certificate 0 1
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 8

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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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Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$231/credit
In State Students$231/credit
Out of State Students$719/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$159/credit
In State Students$159/credit
Out of State Students$633/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $10,395 $10,395 $32,355
ADN 70 $16,170 $16,170 $50,330
BSN 125 $28,875 $28,875 $89,875
FNP 50 $7,950 $7,950 $31,650
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

No Info Available

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229

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