School and Ranking Information
Two universities and one 2-year college in San Antonio, TX, provide computer engineering programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Based on ranking, student population and number of graduate degrees conferred in the field of study, the following university is considered a top school in San Antonio for computer engineering programs:
- Winner: The University of Texas at San Antonio is the largest postsecondary institution in terms of student enrollment in the city that offers computer engineering programs. It also awards the highest number of master's degrees in computer science in San Antonio. Students can also earn a bachelor's degree in computer engineering.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Texas at San Antonio|
|Ranking||#139 (tie) Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (2015)*|
|Location||San Antonio, Texas|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $7,457 (in state); $16,031 (out-of-state)**|
|Computer Engineering Degrees Offered||Bachelor's and master's|
|Computer Engineering Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013||9**|
|Most Popular Computer Engineering Degree in 2012-2013||Master's (7 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||30%**|
|Noteworthy||The College of Engineering nationally ranked for producing the highest number of Hispanic engineers***; fastest growing college of engineering in Texas***|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator; ***University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas at San Antonio
- Integrates classroom instruction and hands-on lab experiences
- Evening classes offered in the master's degree program
- Engineering buildings have been expanded over the past few years to support research and educational programs
A leading research institution with colleges that continuously rank among the best in the country, the University of Texas at San Antonio was founded in 1969 and has an enrollment of about 29,000 students. The College of Engineering offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in areas such as computer engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering and civil engineering.
Developed to prepare students to design and maintain computer systems, the 126-credit hour Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program includes 22 credit hours of coursework in areas such as general chemistry, applied engineering and physics. Additionally, students complete 56 credit hours of core courses and 15 credit hours of computer engineering electives. Students can take courses such as digital systems design, signals and systems, computer programming, circuitry, laboratory techniques, information systems and electronics.
The Master of Science in Computer Engineering 30-credit hour thesis option is designed for students interested in research or doctoral study, while the 33-credit hour non-thesis option is designed for students who plan to pursue leadership roles in the field of computer engineering. Examples of courses include computer networking, processor design, software design, artificial intelligence and computer graphics.