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The University of Texas at San Antonio

College of Public Policy

San Antonio, TX

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / College of Public Policy is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 106
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (taken within last 5 years)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

176
Applied
141
Accepted
109
Enrolled
80%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours; transcripts from all attended institutions; narrative/statement of purpose; at least 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (taken within last 5 years)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited university, MS or MA in related field from accredited university, statement of purpose, at least 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

479
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 52.4%
Black or African American 13.78%
White or Caucasian 21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.21%
Two or more races 1.46%
Unknown 5.64%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 15
Male (20)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Crime, victimization, gender and violence prevention; children, families and interpersonal violence; public management, administrative power, and accountability; poverty, minorities and social trends, restorative and community justice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 501 West Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard
San Antonio, TX  78207
United States
Contact Dr. Rogelio Saenz
Dean
Email: rogelio.saenz@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-2530

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