Colleges in San Antonio

Colleges in San Antonio

Located in the southern region of Texas, San Antonio is the second-most populous city in the southern US and features more than 30 higher education institutions, which cater to upwards of 100,000 students. San Antonio is heavily car-dependent, but does offer bike sharing for 136 miles of bike lanes and VIA Metropolitan Transport, which connects Downtown San Antonio to several key areas, including the University of Texas at San Antonio and SeaWorld.

Nicknamed Military City, USA, San Antonio has the highest concentration of military bases in the country, including Lackland Air Base, which trains all new Air Force recruits, and Fort Sam Houston, which provides medical training for the US military. The base locations play a significant role in the economy of San Antonio, making military and government-civil service two of the primary factors, along with health care, financial services, oil and gas, and tourism. Health, another leading factor in the city’s economy, is due in large part to the South Texas Medical Center, which is comprised of a number of higher educational institutions and several research facilities.

The largest institution in the state is the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), which is publicly supported along with the Texas A&M University-San Antonio, UT Health San Antonio, and the Alamo Community College District. The city also hosts an array of Catholic and Baptist institutions, including the Baptist University of the Américas and Wayland Baptist University, as well as St Mary’s University, Our Lady of the Lake University, and the University of the Incarnate Word. Private universities in San Antonio, including Trinity University, Hallmark University, Oblate School of Theology, and more, all use the San Antonio Public Library, which consists of a central library, 29 branches, and an online portal.

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio is a 4-year public research institution and the largest university in the San Antonio region. UTSA encompasses nine colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees as well as an Honors College. Between...

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They have tons of programs included in your tuition that allows you to take advantage of and help in your classes. They have free tutoring, writing centers that help you with your writing for free, they have SI classes that help you in your classes...

” – Aaron from San Antonio, TX

St. Mary's University

Founded in 1852 by the Society of Mary, St. Mary’s University is a Catholic liberal arts college in San Antonio. The oldest Catholic university in Texas, St. Mary’s awards undergrad and graduate degrees in more than 75 academic programs. As a...

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This university is great it offers a great education. The classes are small and you actually get to know your professor. The professors here help you with anything you need. Their main goal is to ensure the student's success and they will work...

” – Stephanie from San Antonio, TX

Trinity University

Founded in 1869, Trinity University is a private liberal arts and sciences institution situated in San Antonio, TX. Trinity is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and offers undergrad degrees in 47 academic majors. All freshmen must take a First...

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Trinity University is a challenging school and most of the people that attend it are intelligent and ambitious. It is in a great city that is full of cultural opportunities. The professors are also very knowledgeable and really enjoy teaching and...

” – Taylor from Colleyville, TX

University of the Incarnate Word

Founded in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, the University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic school in San Antonio and an Hispanic-serving institution. The largest Catholic university in the state of Texas, UIW is home to 11...

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The dorms are expensive. The food is pretty good. The staff is very helpful.

” – James from Odessa, TX

San Antonio College

San Antonio College is the oldest 2-year community college in Texas and part of the Alamo Colleges District. SAC offers professional certifications and associate degree programs. It is a designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber...

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sac is offering so much more than what they first did when i attened in 2003. i love the fact that everything is spread out and doesnt seem so cluttered, and no one has to walk shoulder to shoulder like some colleges. also very clean!!!!

” – Pearl from San Antonio, TX

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Palo Alto College is a public institution located in San Antonio, Texas, and is one of five community colleges serving the Greater San Antonio area. PAC offers a number of uncommon programs alongside its more traditional options, allowing its...

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This collge has high quality education at a very reasonable amount.
This college is welcoming and the staff will help if the students ask questions.
This college has great transfer programs and a variety of classes that will be needed for any...

” – Sandra from San Antonio TX

Our Lady of the Lake University

Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, Our Lady of the Lake University is a 4-year Catholic school in San Antonio. OLLU is home to five schools granting undergrad degrees in over 30 academic majors and is a designated Hispanic...

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Our Lady of the Lake University is an major community-based university. It is a university where a student can develop personal connections with professors and staff quite easily. The university strives to help students gain experiences that will...

” – Betsaida from San Antonio, TX

Northwest Vista College

Northwest Vista College is a 2-year community college that confers associate degrees and technical certifications. The school is part of the Alamo Colleges District and offers several Academic Workforce Programs through the Healthy & Biosciences...

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The Northwest Vista campus is by far the best campus in the Alamo Community of colleges. The buildings aren't clearly marked, but after you learn the campus, everything is easy to find. Most of the teachers are great.

” – Alexis from San Antonio, TX

St Philip's College

St. Philip's College is a public community college located in San Antonio, Texas, with an open admissions policy. SPC is an HBCU and an Hispanic-Serving Institution, the only college to be federally recognized as such. They offer associate’s degrees...

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its amazing what i am learning here

” – Edna from San Antonio, TX

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a public 4-year institution with a “selective” admissions process. TAMU San Antonio is designated Hispanic-Serving Institution with more than half of students identifying as being hispanic or latino. The...

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Housed in a former 19th century convent, the Southwest School of Art is a fine arts academy in San Antonio and the only independent art school in Texas. SSA offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts program that features studio art courses in mediums such as...

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is a private, health science education institution. The college is divided into five schools: the Long School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Dentistry, the School of...

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UTHSCSA is a prestigious university to attend. Many hospitals are surrounded by this university and it is a great place to learn and experience. Getting admitted to this university means a lot of hard work.

” – Sara from Austin, TX

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Hallmark University is a private school in San Antonio specializing in business and technology training. HU is home to four schools in Aeronautics, Healthcare, Information Technology, and Business. Students in the College of Aeronautics receive hands...

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The Baptist University of the Americas is a Christian university dedicated to training future Baptist leaders. BUA offers bachelor’s degree programs in Biblical/Theological Studies, Music, Business Leadership, and Human Behavior and all degrees focus...

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Founded by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Oblate School of Theology is a Roman Catholic graduate school in San Antonio focused on training students for mission and ministry. Oblate offers five theological master’s degree programs as well...

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Northeast Lakeview College is a 2-year community college in the San Antonio metro area and a member of the Alamo Colleges system. NLC grants degrees and certificates in 48 academic fields of study. In addition, NLC makes six programs available...

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