VITAL SIGNS

Financials

BUDGET (FY 2008)

  • $674 million
  • Percentage of budget coming from state appropriations has decreased to the current figure of 29 percent

ENDOWMENTS (September 2005)

  • 234 endowed accounts
  • $319 million, market value

RESEARCH GRANTS, CONTRACTS AND AWARDS (FY 2008)

  • Only Tier One research institution in South Texas, with more than $175 million
  • Research expenditures totaled $190.6 million

IMPACT (FY 2008)

  • Nearly $1.3 billion a year contributed to the South Texas economy
  • Chief catalyst for the $15.3 billion biosciences and health- care industry in San Antonio
  • Accounted for approximately 12,000 jobs both on and off campus