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University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas at San Antonio is a mid-sized institution with a good student-teacher ratio of around 13:1. It is among the fastest growing in the Lone Star State, with a lot of work currently being put into the postgraduate masters and doctorate programs.
Known as the birthplace of liberty in Texas, San Antonio is the home of the Alamo and the deathplace of Davy Crockett. As a large Texan city, cultural diversity is great, and one of the city's most notable features is it's variety of amusement parks! Mexican ties and heritage are celebrated and widely visible.
Geological diversity is also excellent, with San Antonio sitting at the border of three different types of terrain - South Texas Plains, Prairie and Lakes, and Hill Country. The different geological areas make for plenty of outdoor activities.
UTSA Neighborhoods - Helotes, Windcrest, Castle Hill
Those attending the University of Texas at San Antonio will be looking at neighbourhoods in San Antonio like Helotes, Windcrest and Castle Hill. Helotes is one of the boom towns of San Antonio, and the centre of the district is only 12 miles northwest of the city itself.
Windcrest and Castle Hills are both east of the UTSA area, and while Windcrest is being redeveloped after a period of decay, Castle Hills is one of the more upscale places to live in San Antonio, with more expensive housing and rentals.
Public Chaffeurs in San Antonio
The area around UTSA in San Antonio has scattered amenities within walking distance, and most residents rely on cars for transport. Buses are the only form of public transport in San Antonio, but the network serves the city well with four different types of routes: Express, Frequent, Metro and Skip, running around every half hour.
UTSA Area Eats
The Shops at La Cantera will likely be one of your saviors - lunches left at your apartment as well as school supplies can be replaced here, and the Apple store and Tiffany's are highly recommended. You'll find plenty of your classmates at Cosi, an awesomely low priced, yet delicious and cozy pizza place within walking distance of UTSA.
Living it up around UTSA
You'll have to put those walking boots and go for a bit more of a stroll to find bars and pubs in San Antonio - but who wants to spend their whole life in the vicinity of school anyway! The Flying Saucer is said to be a beer-drinker's paradise, and Tiffany's Cabaret will be enjoyed by at least half of UTSA's students!
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What neighborhoods in San Antonio have the best schools?
The Encino Park and Stone Oak areas have some of the best school in San Antonio, so consider looking for an apartment there. Bush Middle School and Frank Tejada Middle School get high marks from GreatSchools, as do Encino Park Elementary School and Stone Oak Elementary School.
How far is San Antonio from Lackland Air Force Base?
It's about 15 miles from downtown San Antonio to Lackland Air Force Base. San Antonio has a lot of neighborhoods, though, so make sure to check the distance from your apartment.
what neighborhoods in San Antonio are safe?
If you are looking for the safest neighborhoods in San Antonio, the northern part of the city, specifically in the areas around Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills are good places to look. Alamo Height and Terrell Hills are conveniently located in the northern part of the downtown area, making it easy to access the city’s center. These neighborhoods are home to many families for a few reasons; these areas generally have more officers per resident than the U.S. average so that crime rates are significantly lower, a large majority of the residents have a high educational background and the unemployment rates are low compared to other parts of San Antonio.
Where in San Antonio should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
Most San Antonio residents will need to own a car to get to work and otherwise around town. That being said, it is possible to get around San Antonio by foot or bike if you live in the downtown area. Downtown San Antonio is home to an assortment of apartments, as well as grocery stores, bars, restaurants and businesses, and public transit is easily accessible from here.
Are there big sporting events that people in San Antonio enjoy attending?
San Antonio's only top-level professional sports team, the San Antonio Spurs, belongs to the National Basketball Association. In the past the Spurs played at the Alamodome, which was originally built for football, and before that the HemisFair Arena. Later the Spurs built and relocated to the SBC Center, which is now called the ATandT Center. The two other teams that play at the ATandT Center include the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League and the San Antonio Silver Stars of the WNBA.
How much are utilities in San Antonio?
Monthly utilities in San Antonio will vary depending on many factors, such as the season, how many people are in your household, and how big your living space is. Costs also fluctuate based on how enery-efficient your appliances are, as well how diligent you are at conserving energy. That said, for a family of four, heating and cooling combined should average about $200 a month. Due to the need for air conditioning, that bill might reach $300 in the summer months. Water should run about $65 a month.
all the apartment on the southeast side
We list apartments in all parts of San Antonio. We have around 80 apartments for rent inside the 410 loop. On the Southeast side of San Antonio, we currently list around 10 apartments.
Is San Antonio a family friendly town?
Based on safety and eduction statistics, San Antonio is not suited for families. With 80 crimes per 1,000 residents and a population of 1.33 million, San Antonio's crime rate is very high when compared to other communities of similar population size. As far as education is concerned, San Antonio doesn't fare much better. San Antonio and Bexar County are served by 17 separate independent school districts, most of which have received lower-than-average ratings when compared to other school districts in Texas and across the country.