The UTSA Honors College is a diverse family of 2,000+ hardworking, achievement-oriented, conscientious students. Our experiential approach helps students of all majors become leaders, develop as professionals, and intellectually achieve beyond coursework. We help students build the courage and skills to exceed their expectations, accelerate upward mobility and transform their futures, and help them emerge as global citizens who will flourish in their careers.

Join Honors

Join a community of scholars from across Texas, the US, and the world:
  • Participate in an experiential curriculum that sees students doing internships, research, and study abroad
  • Enjoy smaller class sizes and outstanding, engaging faculty
  • Register for classes early each semester with priority registration
  • Receive additional scholarship opportunities for tuition and developmental opportunities outside of the classroom
Honors College building

Visit the UTSA Honors College

Propsective students, families, and high school and community college counselors can learn more about the Honors College by attending our information sessions, which are currently offered through Zoom. There are also opportunities to visit campus in person during UTSA Days.


Honors College Includes




Residential College Beds


First-Year Scholarship


Scholarship Funding

July 3, 2024

NSF fellowships to help seven Roadrunners advance their education

Published by UTSA Today

Seven UTSA students and alumni have been awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation to advance their graduate research education. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.

June 28, 2024

Gilman Scholarship increases study abroad opportunities for record number of Roadrunners

Published by UTSA Today

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is helping a record number of UTSA recipients enjoy the transformative benefits of a semester abroad. This includes senior Brooke Ellerbe, who will study abroad in South Africa this summer.

June 10, 2024

UTSA’s first Hollings scholar secures internship with NOAA to prepare for career in atmospheric science

Published by UTSA Today

UTSA Honors College student and environmental science major Mitchell Foster has been selected for the Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Foster is the first UTSA student to be named a Hollings scholar and one of just 130 undergraduates in the country to receive the award this year.

Donate to Honors College

Donate to Honors College

The UTSA Honors College has a curriculum designed to amplify students’ professional and personal development through internships, community-based service learning, cultural exploration abroad and at home, undergraduate research, and skill development. You can support students in their pursuit of an exceptional education.

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