Rankings & Recognitions

UTSA is recognized by some of the most prestigious organizations in the country for being among the best Hispanic Serving Institutions in Texas and nationwide.

Below are just a few of the distinctions received by UTSA for boldly advancing learning and success among Hispanic students.

Top School for Hispanics

#9 in the Nation

Highest Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded to Hispanics

Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine, 2023

#17 in the Nation

Highest Enrollment of Hispanic Students at Four-Year Institutions

Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine, 2023

#33 in the Nation

Best School For Social Mobility (and #2 in Texas)

U.S. News & World Report, 2022

Top Ranked Academic Programs

From advising and transfer services, to the Bold Promise and other financial aid programs, UTSA supports its students from the moment they begin their academic journey all the way through to graduation and into their future careers. According to The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine, UTSA also placed in the top 10 universities granting the highest number of degrees to Hispanic students in the following programs:

  • #4 in Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • #5 in Architecture and Related Services
  • #6 in Natural Resources and Conservation
  • #10 in Engineering

Community Engagement Classification

The prestigious Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching recognizes UTSA’s commitment to serving the local community.

Seal of Excelencia

UTSA is a proud recipient of the Seal, a comprehensive certification recognizing the university’s commitment and ability to accelerate Latino student success.