The University of Texas at San Antonio is a public research university in San Antonio, Texas. With over 34,000 students, it is the largest university in San Antonio and the eighth-largest in the state of Texas. It includes three campuses across the San Antonio metropolitan area that span 725 acres of land. UTSA offers 67 bachelor's, 69 master's, and 24 doctoral degree programs. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".
Established in 1969, UTSA has become the third largest institution within the UT System by enrollment. The university has a local economic impact of $1.2 billion and the UTSA Institute for Economic Development generates $2.9 billion in direct economic impact nationwide. The university's restricted research expenditures have grown to $64.3 million while total research expenditures grew to $134 million in FY20.
Student-athletes compete as the UTSA Roadrunners and are a member of Conference USA. The football team has competed in Conference USA since 2013, previously playing a stint in the WAC and as an FCS independent.