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CAP students anonymous

Ethan Pham, The Paisano

Mackenzie Dyer

September 27, 2017

What is CAP? The term is a familiar one at UTSA, but few people completely understand what it entails or how it affects their campus. The Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) expands admission options available to students interested in enrolling at the University of Texas at Austin–the University of ...

SGA candidates outline policy positions in debate

Samuel De Leon

March 8, 2017

Seven presidential and two vice presidential candidates faced off in the Student Government Association Presidential and Vice Presidential debate March 2. This debate informed the UTSA students on each candidates priority issues. James Rivera spoke about improving the graduation and retention rate of the...

UTSA Hopes to Phase Out CAP Program by 2017

November 11, 2015

Andrea Velgis, The Paisano The Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) allows students who were not immediately admitted into UT Austin to complete their freshman year at another UT school, then transfer to the flagship Austin campus their second year. CAP students must meet a minimum 3.2 GPA...

Board of Regents should let UTSA move on without CAP

October 22, 2013

When the Coordinated Admissions Program (CAP) began in 2001 UTSA’s admission rate was essentially 100 percent, fewer than 20,000 students were enrolled here and we were without a football team, a Rec Center or an identity. Now, as UTSA continues its push for Tier One status, it is becoming incre...