The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
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 LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students3,277|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||0||8|
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
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$231/credit|
|In State Students||$231/credit|
|Out of State Students||$719/credit|
|In District Students||$159/credit|
|In State Students||$159/credit|
|Out of State Students||$633/credit|
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|
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.
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.