Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

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Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

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UTSA proposes tuition and fees increases

Joseph Torres October 30, 2019

UTSA plans to increase tuition and fees for fiscal years (FY) 21 and 22, starting Fall 2020, with another increase set for Fall 2021. The university has consistently offered the lowest tuition and fees...

The UT System Board of Regents met to discuss all tuition and fee proposals for each UT school.
Courtesy of UT System

Tuition increase incoming

Kenyatta Battle April 4, 2018

UT System Board of Regents approves tuition and fee proposal   The University of Texas System Board of Regents has approved UTSA’s two-year tuition and fee increase proposal. According to...

President Eighmy addresses students about the Tuition and Fees Proposal.
Courtesy of Heather Montoya/Paisano

Tuition increase proposed

Samuel De Leon December 6, 2017

UTSA’s Tuition and Fees Committee will soon send its proposal for a tuition increase to UTSA President Taylor Eighmy and then the UT System Board of Regents. With relatively no change in tuition and...

These trash compacters, found all over campus, are projects of the first Green Fund at UTSA.

Ethan Pham/The Paisano

Green Fund reintroduced by UTSA SGA

Ben Shirani December 6, 2017

UTSA may soon reinstitute student-mandated contributions toward a Green Fund. A proposal of the Tuition and Fees Committee would add a student services charge earmarked for projects, intended to make UTSA...

Chase Otero, The Paisano.

Work now, study later

Gaige Davila June 8, 2017

A recent study shows that 52 percent of undergraduate students work through school. Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau 2015 American Community Survey, the study, conducted by ADOBO Housing, shows that...

I didn’t graduate in four years... and that’s okay

I didn’t graduate in four years… and that’s okay

Ashlee Morales December 15, 2016

We begin college aiming for the ever-elusive four-year graduation. We get our degree plans all mapped out and start working towards a degree and, ultimately, our  future. It’s supposed to only take...

Bills seek to tie college tuition to inflation

April 21, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano Public universities in Texas might not have the power to control increases in their tuition costs much longer. If passed, Senate Bill 778 (SB 778) will...

Proposed bill would tie tuition to inflation

April 14, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano Since 2003, The Texas Legislature has relinquished the ability to set the price of college tuition to the Board of Regents of Individual University Systems...

High hopes for UTSA as new Legislature meets in Austin

January 20, 2015

Although it may be hard to notice all the way from San Antonio, big things could be in store for UTSA as the Legislature meets in Austin this spring. Higher education is high on the agenda of many...

Tuition decrease in students’ future

September 3, 2013

The steep price of tuition should be no surprise for students. UTSA is often considered to be a less expensive alternative to its flagship university– UT Austin. The average yearly tuition at UTSA...

Immigration reform has significant impact on Texas economy, students

March 5, 2013

In the debate over the issue of undocumented immigration in Texas, state legislators are exploring solutions such as increasing border patrol and delaying the amnesty process for illegal applicants.San...

Despite new tuition hike, UTSA remains financially competitive

February 20, 2013

Will Tallent/ The Paisano Last week, the UT System Board of Regents voted to increase tuition at UTSA by 0.6percent, which will take effect in Fall 2013.The current cost of tuition and...

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