High School Students
Admissions Requirements have been designed to identify those students who are academically prepared to be successful within the academic environment of UTSA. The academic profile of the student is of utmost importance.
An admissions decision is rendered only after all the required admissions documents are received.
Early Admissions Requirements:
Early Admissions student advising and course registration are coordinated by the Office of P-20 Initiatives and take place following notification of admission. Advising and course registration for Special Admission Program students is coordinated by the office managing the Special Admission Program.
Early Admission student who choose to continue enrollment at UTSA following high school graduation must apply for admission according to regular admission policy and procedures and meet the Freshment Admission Requirements.
Early Admission students who choose to continue enrollment at UTSA following high school graduation must apply for admission according to regular admission policy and procedures.
State of Texas Uniform Admission Standards
Per state law, Uniform Admissions Policy, TEC 51.803-51.809 requires that all students must meet one of the following college readiness standards in order to be eligible for consideration for admission at a Texas Four-Year Public Institution.
- Successfully complete the recommended or advanced (distinguished) high school program or complete the portion of the program that was available to them; or
- Successfully complete a curriculum that is equivalent in content and rigor to the recommended or advanced (distinguished) high school program at a high school that is exempt from offering such programs; or
- Satisfy the College Readiness Benchmarks on the SAT or ACT assessment:
SAT- 1500 out of 2400
ACT- 18 English, 21 Reading, 22 Math and 24 Science
Student Curriculum Information and Academic Records
Texas public high schools are to provide the curriculum information on the student's academic record (transcript) no later than the completion of their junior year. Students graduating from private High schools in Texas or out-of-state high schools can be documented by the students' high school using one of the forms:
TPHSC-Form 1: Students who graduated in 2010 or before from Texas private schools, Texas public schools and out-of-state schools.
TPHSC-Form 2: Students who will graduate in 2011 or after from Texas private schools, Texas public schools and out-of-state schools.
NTHSC-Form 1: Students who graduated in 2010 or before from out-of-state schools.
NTHSC_Form 2:Students who will graduate in 2011 or after from out-of-state schools.
- Apply online at applytexas.org
- Pay an application fee of $60
- Submit your official high school transcript with curriculum verification
- Send your ACT/SAT scores with writing section sent directly from the testing agency
SAT - Code: 6919
ACT - Code: 4239
- Submit a recommendation letter from your guidance counselor or teacher.
- If you are graduating early from high school, submit a recommendation letter from your guidance counselor
- UTSA Undergraduate Admissions Office does not accept faxed documents.
- Applicants using a Visa card should submit payment with their ApplyTexas application.
- UTSA accepts application fee waivers for first-time Freshman only. A student applying as a first-time FR must use the Fee Waivers provided by either the ACT or SAT, verifying that a fee waiver was used to register for the respective test. These waivers are available only from the high school guidance office.