Office of the President

Welcome to Texas A&M University-San Antonio!

It's a great time to be a Jaguar!

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No matter where you are in your academic journey, we’re focused on providing you exceptional academic instruction and individualized experiential learning to help you attain a degree and to prepare you for a new direction upon graduation. As a student attending A&M-San Antonio, you will think big and work diligently to fulfill your aspirations. You will be a part of an agile, innovative and entrepreneurial university that is eager to help you create a better future and transform the world.

Your collegiate experience at Texas A&M University-San Antonio will be as extraordinary as you are. Our faculty and staff have a high regard for student academic achievement, and our success coaches ensure you stay focused on your goals. Your personal growth, focused learning and career preparedness are important to us. We know the demands you will face in the workforce, so we seek to fortify your development and set you on the pathway to prosperity.

A&M-San Antonio is a tight-knit community of distinguished faculty members with regional, national and global connections, who apply proven, innovative methods and unique instructional practices for the 25 undergraduate degree programs and 11 graduate degree programs we offer. Students are propelled to a higher level of learning and understanding, where opportunities are created to experience career choices through practicum and research.

As the only major metropolitan campus in the prestigious Texas A&M University System, the faculty and staff of Texas A&M University-San Antonio enthusiastically share their knowledge and expertise, and encourage students to participate in school groups and professional organizations. You are not just a student here—you are an important member of the A&M-San Antonio family, and we’re here to provide you structured support to ensure your success.

Our reputation as one of the fastest growing universities in Texas is demonstrated by the increase in campus facilities and student population. In the summer of 2016, we began construction on a residence hall. In the fall of 2016, we welcome an inaugural freshmen class. In addition, plans are underway for a Science and Technology building, and we are considering additional degree programs in the near future.

The University celebrates excellence and creates life-changing opportunities by providing quality education, affordable tuition rates, numerous scholarships and financial aid opportunities—61 percent of undergraduate student receive scholarships and 50 percent of undergraduate students receive Federal Pell Grants.

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. With more than 17 percent of A&M-SA’s students identifying as part of the military population, A&M-SA also strives to provide the best resources for our military community students and their families. Patriots’ Casa, a nationally recognized facility on the main campus, is our “Academic Home for the Brave,” a unique venue that sets A&M-SA apart as not only a military-friendly university, but also as a Military Embracing™ one.

At A&M-San Antonio, we are boundless and audacious in our thinking, and the possibilities are abundant. We are here to serve students throughout Texas and the nation in their pursuit of discovery and lifelong learning. I value and welcome 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