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

#2 in the Nation

for bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education

#8 in Texas

Best Value Hispanic-Serving College/University

#9 in the Nation
#3 in Texas

for granting undergraduate degrees to Hispanics

#22 in the Nation
#5 in Texas

for granting graduate degrees to Hispanics

#17 in the Nation

in Hispanic graduate student enrollment

#20 in the Nation

highest percentage of Hispanic, degree-seeking undergraduates

Top Ranked Academic Programs

among Hispanic-serving universities nationally

  • #3 Architecture
  • #3 Bilingual, Multilingual & Multicultural Education
  • #4 Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness Studies
  • #5 Communication & Media Studies
  • #6 Computer/IT Administration & Management

Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine – Top 100 Schools for Hispanics 2019

Named Among “Best of the Best”

Top College and Universities in the U.S.

Hispanic Network Magazine 2019

Nationally Ranked Programs for Bachelor Degree Conferral to Hispanics

UTSA program rankings in the top 10 for bachelor’s degrees conferred to Hispanics compared to equivalent programs across the country.

  • Construction Trades #1
  • Architecture and Related Services #2
  • Public Health #4
  • Marketing #4
  • Business & Management #5
  • Computer and Information Sciences #6
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies #6
  • Education #7
  • Accounting and Related Services #7
  • Finance and Financial Management Services #8
  • Psychology #9
  • History #9
  • Human Resources Management #9

Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine – Top 100 Producers of Minority Bachelor Degrees 2019

Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement

UTSA has achieved the prestigious Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching, recognizing the university’s commitment to serving the local community.

Seal of Excelencia

UTSA is a proud 2020 recipient of this national certification recognizing leadership in advancing Latino student success