Office of the President

Welcome to Texas A&M University-San Antonio!

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It’s a great time to be a Jaguar! South San Antonio is abuzz with excitement about our flourishing University, the only urban campus in the distinguished Texas A&M University System. A&M-San Antonio, located on 694 acres, offers a 21st century education empowering students to enter the highly diverse and competitive market. Built in the style of the historic Spanish missions, our Main Campus facilities leverage technology to enhance the University’s commitment to student success, while embracing the spirit of San Antonio’s rich culture.

At A&M-SA, we are making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and the region. We currently offer 22 undergraduate degrees and 10 graduate degrees in a variety of in-demand fields with on-line and hyflex, hybrid course options. While the Main Campus continues to grow, A&M-SA also offers courses in northeast San Antonio at the Alamo University Center and at the Brooks City-Base. A&M-SA celebrates excellence and creates life-changing opportunities by providing a quality education, affordable tuition, numerous scholarships and financial aid opportunities with 67% of our students receiving some form of scholarship or Pell grant. Our exceptional faculty and staff are committed to prepare and empower students to be innovative and contributing members of a global society.

With over 12 percent of A&M-SA’s students identifying as part of the military population, A&M-SA also strives to provide the best resources to our military community students and their families. A&M-SA is proud to be designated as the only Purple Heart University in San Antonio, honoring veterans and recipients of the Purple Heart Medal. Patriots’ Casa, our “Academic Home for the Brave,” a unique, nationally recognized facility on the Main Campus that sets A&M-SA apart as not only a military friendly university, but a Military Embracing one.

As I return to San Antonio and take the helm of this amazing institution, less than 5 miles from my childhood home, please know, I am truly committed to develop a college-going culture in south San Antonio. I am from here and I know starting right here, at One University Way, you can get anywhere you want to go! If you want to be the head of the boardroom or the head of a classroom, A&M-San Antonio wants to be part of your educational journey.

We are here to serve students throughout Texas and the nation in their pursuit of discovery and lifelong learning. At A&M-San Antonio, we are agile and audacious in our thinking and the possibilities are boundless. I value and welcome the diversity of thought that is shared within our inclusive university community. Connect with me via email, social media or stop by my office.

In the spirit of the mighty Jaguar,

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Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson