Undergraduate Programs Overview
The College of Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Biomedical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering.
Each undergraduate program at the UTSA College of Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology (EAC/ABET).
Individuals enrolling in these degree programs are given an opportunity to develop a strong background in the engineering sciences and to learn the analysis, design and synthesis tools necessary to function well as active participants in many traditional, new and emerging areas of technology.
The College of Engineering has excellent laboratory facilities where students receive hands-on instruction by faculty. Computer-aided design (CAD) facilities, including state-of-the-art workstations, are routinely used in all programs. Some classes are taught by adjunct faculty from local industries, giving students the opportunity to interact with engineering professionals engaged in relevant engineering practice.
The engineering education incorporates demonstrable attributes of ABET-2000 criteria as core values. Graduates from the College of Engineering should have excellent opportunities for employment and pursuit of graduate degrees.
Bachelors of Science Degrees
The UTSA College of Engineering offers Bachelors of Science Degrees in:
- Biomedical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
Admission into the College of Engineering is based on The University of Texas at San Antonio's undergraduate admission requirements plus additional admission criteria specific to the College of Engineering. The Undergraduate Admissions Requirements page provides information about the undergraduate admission process and requirements for the College of Engineering, including the two ways a student may be admitted into one of our undergraduate programs.
Center for Excellence in Engineering Education (CE3)
In an effort to improve the retention rates, graduation rates, marketability, and preparedness of our students, the College of Engineering founded the Center for Excellence in Engineering Education. Visit the CE3 website to learn about the center's current projects, its mission and goals.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
While attending The University of Texas at San Antonio is substantially less expensive than other state universities of its caliber, we have many resources to help ease the financial burden. The University of Texas at San Antonio's Financial Aid Office provides information for scholarships, grants and loans.
Scholarships listed on the College of Engineering Scholarships page require applicants to be enrolled as a student in The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Engineering at the time of application, but you can still plan ahead and see which scholarships you'd like to apply for once you are enrolled.
Rowdy Cents is a website by The University of Texas at San Antonio's Graduation Initiative that provides great tips and information on how to make the most of your money. Learn how to improve your money management skills and implement a winning money plan by visiting Rowdy Cents.
The College of Engineering's Student Organizations are some of the most active on campus. Governed by The University of Texas at San Antonio's College of Engineering Student Council, student organizations in the College of Engineering work together to strengthen their professional and personal development as future engineers, serve and promote interaction among students and the engineering community, and cultivate an active student body to encourage pride and tradition.
Student chapters of professional engineering organizations such as the Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists provide a great service to our community by hosting events that foster awareness and interest in engineering and science among young children. To celebrate their achievements, the College of Engineering Student Council hosts a formal Engineers Ball every year.
Away from the confines of the classroom and the hush-hush of the library is a boisterous and rowdy campus life that invites you to enjoy a world of new friendships, camaraderie and laughter. Learn more about life at UTSA on the Campus Life page.