Advancing the Arts in San Antonio

Southwest School of Art and The University of Texas at San Antonio are joining together to bring SSA’s arts programs, assets and resources into an expanded new UTSA school focused on advancing the arts. Inherent in this new school is a shared commitment by both institutions to further support the long-term continuity of arts education in San Antonio.

Learn more about UTSA and Southwest School of Art’s intent to combine programs.

Visit The Campus

Our campus is currently open to faculty, staff and registered students only, however if you are interested in our college program, you can schedule an individual tour of the Southwest School of Art campus with our Recruitment and Admissions Officer to see for yourself just a little of what makes Southwest School of Art such an amazing place.

Personal Tours

To schedule a personal tour of campus, please contact our Recruitment and Admissions Officer at Face masks must be worn in any SSA building. Schedule your visit today and get a close-up look at our amazing facilities.  Along the way, we’ll do our best to help you understand what makes Southwest School of Art such a special place and a great choice to launch your career as a professional artist! 

College Information Sessions - On the Go!

In an effort to provide you the opportunity to hear more about our college program and get answers to any questions you may have we are taking our presentations straight to you! San Antonio area students can schedule a visit from our Recruitment and Admissions Officer and she will drop by your home where you can learn about Southwest School of Art in a physically distanced curbside visit. She'll bring all the information straight to you. You'll get great information about our curriculum, faculty, facilities, admissions criteria and scholarship opportunities from the comfort of your home. CLICK HERE to register for one of our upcoming info sessions or to provide your info so our admissions officer can set up a visit that is convenient for you!
You may also register for one of our upcoming Zoom information sessions.

Sat. September 4
Sat. October 2
Sat. November 6
Sat. December 4

Virtual Application Assistance 

Our Recruitment and Admissions Officer is available to help applicants submit the best application possible. Contact us to set up your appointment and take advantage of this special opportunity to receive expert, one-on-one assistance in completing and polishing your application, essays or resume, prior to submission.

Contact us to set up an appointment.


Have Questions or Want To Register For an Event

Contact the Office of Admissions at Southwest School of Art 210.200.8208. 

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Lauri Garcia Jones
Recruitment & Admissions Officer
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