About UT Health San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also called UT Health San Antonio, is the largest academic research institution in South Texas, with an annual research portfolio of more than $413 million and ranking in the top 3% of all organizations worldwide that receive National Institutes of Health funding. It is the region’s only academic health center, and its Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is listed among U.S. News & World Report’s best medical schools, ranking in the top 50 in the U.S. for both research and primary care.

The institution’s strategic investment in research of metabolic diseases (such as obesity and diabetes) is a direct response to the heavy burden of these conditions on South Texas families. Its faculty members are likewise committed to conquering adult and childhood cancer, brain diseases, heart attack, stroke and many other health dilemmas that rob people of life and productivity.

Research led by UT Health San Antonio faculty has yielded new therapies for COVID-19, new treatments for chronic leukemia and post-traumatic stress disorder, and advancements in detecting and treating many other diseases. UT Health San Antonio, designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education, continues in its 65-year mission to teach, discover and heal in service of the public good across South Texas.

Facts and figures

Established 1959, doors opened 1968

President: William L. Henrich, MD, MACP

Fall 2023 enrollment: 3,656, plus 1,103 residents and post-graduate trainees

Total graduates: 42,550

Total faculty: 2,400

Total workforce: 8,500

FY 24 annual operating expense budget: $1.46 billion

Generated $3.2 billion in economic impact (FY 21).

Among the top-ranked institutions in Texas for aging research funding from the National Institute on Aging.

Endowments: approximately $781 million (FY 23)

Annual sponsored program awards and sponsored research activity: $413 million (FY 23)

A chief catalyst for the $44.1 billion biosciences and health care industry in San Antonio.

National Academy of Medicine members: 8

Supports 2.6 million patient visits each year through 1,400 providers in 100 medical specialties and subspecialties.

Provided $681.6 million in uncompensated health care services (FY 23).

Address of (central) Long campus: 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

Mission statement

The mission of UT Health San Antonio is to make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement.


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