OCTOBER 27, 2022 — The University of Texas at San Antonio has been recognized by The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine as one of the top 10 universities in the nation for granting bachelor’s degrees to Hispanic students. UTSA earned the No. 8 spot on the list, with nearly 60% of all bachelor’s degrees awarded in the 2020–2021 academic year being earned by Hispanic students.
As a longtime Hispanic Serving Institution, UTSA continuously improves and expands programs that accelerate Hispanic and Latino student success. 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.
In addition to ranking No. 8 in total bachelor’s degrees conferred, UTSA was ranked No. 13 in total master’s degrees granted, awarding 635, or 48% of all degrees conferred, to Hispanic students; and No. 15 in total enrollment of Hispanic students at four-year institutions, with 57% of Roadrunners identifying as Hispanic.
According to the latest rankings by Hispanic Outlook, UTSA also placed in the top 10 universities granting the highest number of degrees to Hispanic students in the following programs:
The magazine annually features Top 100 lists in categories such as total enrollment and degrees conferred to help track the national progress of Hispanics in higher education and to spotlight institutions that are committed to Hispanic student success. The rankings were based on enrollment and degree completion data gathered during the 2020–21 academic year and were published in the magazine’s yearly report in October.
UTSA saw improvements in comparison to its position in Hispanic Outlook’s 2021 ranking, advancing three spots, from No. 18, for overall Hispanic enrollment for a four-year institution. UTSA also moved up one spot for total bachelor’s degrees granted and one spot, for total master’s degrees granted.
Chloe Johnson
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Registered Bexar County voters may cast their ballot at the polling place on the Main Campus: the H-E-B Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102). The Downtown Campus community can vote at the nearby Bexar County Elections Office, located at 1103 S. Frio St.
The Office of Restorative Justice in partnership with Against All Odds Rise, the UTSA Police Department, the SAPD Community Engagement Unit, and Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society will host community roundtable conversations for students and law enforcement officers.
Join the PEACE Center as participants explore Tough Guise by Jackson Katz with guided discussion on a theme surrounding domestic violence.
This workshop is led by the Dreamers Resource Center and Academic Innovation to provide an overview of the federal and state policies that impact the lives of Dreamers and the undocumented student population. Additionally, we will discuss the unique academic, professional, and personal challenges Dreamers and undocumented students face when completing their higher education degree.
Inviting all students who have participated in summer internships, research, industry projects, and leadership experiences to present on their experience in a friendly competition.
With flu season upon us, now is the time to get vaccinated. Getting your annual flu shot can help to keep you and others safe. UTSA and Passport Health USA is making it easy for you to get vaccinated by offering on-campus flu shot clinics this month.
Join the PEACE Center over zoom for this 90-minute engaging, interactive overview introducing the basic elements of Green Dot and the issues of power-based personal violence prevention. The training will help participants recognize behaviors that constitute red dots, reduce the possibility of red dots happening by introducing green dot interventions and recognize personal barriers preventing intervention.
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