The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is a state research university in San Antonio, Texas, United States. With 30,968 students, it is the largest university in San Antonio and the eighth-largest in the state of Texas. Its three campuses span over 747 acres of land, with its main campus being the largest in the University of Texas System. UTSA offers a wide array of academic studies, with 133 undergraduate, 51 graduate and 24 doctoral programs. In 2012, it was selected by Times Higher Education as one of the best universities in the world under 50 years old.
Established alongside the University of Texas at Dallas in 1969, UTSA has evolved to become one of the largest institutions within the UT System. Through an aggressive expansion of its academic funding, the university devoted over $56 million to research in 2011. Its NCAA record-breaking football team will compete in Conference USA starting in 2013.
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