Texas A&M University at San Antonio

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

San Antonio, TX


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About Texas A&M University at San Antonio

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Texas A&M University at San Antonio is a medium-sized public university located on a rural campus in San Antonio, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,078, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 60%. The university offers 24 bachelor's degrees and has a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $4,708, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,394.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

60% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

68% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Information not available

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Required

High school rank Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.


ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-20

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 930-1120

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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Students enrolled


Online student enrollment


Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold








Two or more races






Non-U.S. Citizen


American Indian/Alaska Native


Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander


Female student population


Socio-economic diversity

42% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $4,708 $18,394
Graduate $3,978 $12,039

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $10,552
On-campus other expenses $5,184
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $7,418
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $5,184
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $5,184

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $21,644 $35,330
Off-campus without family $18,510 $32,196
Off-campus with family $11,092 $24,778

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,277
State Grant Aid $5,360
Institution Grant Aid $4,154
Pell Grant Aid $4,429

Financial Outlook


Average student debt after graduation


Financial Aid Overview


Understanding Grants & Scholarships

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.