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The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is one of the 40 largest business schools in the United States. Accredited by AACSB International, you will experience a comprehensive curriculum taught by experienced faculty and instructors.

San Antonio is seventh largest city in the United States and was originally founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in the early 1700s. San Antonio is the home of the historic Alamo, as well as the River Walk, which is a pedestrian promenade that winds along the San Antonio River in the heart of downtown.

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Exchange programs at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business are currently offered during the fall semester. As an international student, you need to be officially nominated by your home institution by March 15. Upon receiving your nomination, the deadline to submit your application to UTSA is April 15


Review UTSA’s eligibility requirements for incoming exchange students through our Education Abroad office. In addition to these requirements:

  • You must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an institution that has a bilateral student exchange agreement with the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business.
  • You need to be nominated by your home university.
  • You must have at least a 2.5 out of 4.0 grade point average equivalent in all college hours attempted.


You will pay tuition to your home institution. In addition to tuition, you should also budget for the following expenses:

  • Airfare (roundtrip)
  • Food/meals
  • Housing
  • Non-academic fees (i.e. student services fee, recreation center fee, athletic fee, etc.)
  • Visa fees
  • Miscellaneous expenses

Additional Information

Visit UTSA’s Education Abroad webpage for more information on obtaining your visa, immunizations, housing, health insurance and finances.