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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Public Administration

San Antonio, TX

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 47
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
Final exit paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

56
Applied
51
Accepted
39
Enrolled
91%

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 with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study, two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree, statement of purpose, two 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

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

167
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 61.08%
Black or African American 10.78%
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.6%
Two or more races 1.2%
Unknown 6.59%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 4
Male (6)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public administration, public policy, nonprofit management, urban and regional planning, urban and regional management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,434

Location & Contact

Address 501 West Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard
San Antonio, TX  78207
United States
Contact Dr. Christopher G. Reddick
Department Chair
Email: chris.reddick@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-2501

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