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Our Strategy Achievements

  • 97% increase in research spending over last 5 years
  • 34% increase in research spending from last year
  • 30% increase in research and sponsored programs from last year
  • 71% increase in research and sponsored programs over the last five years
  • UTSA is eighth in the nation for research expenditures among Hispanic serving institutions
  • UTSA is second in The UT System for research funding in biology, social sciences, arts and humanities, microelectronics and computer technology
  • UTSA’s College of Sciences houses the nation’s first high-resolution aberration-corrected electron microscope
  • Received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a computer modeling and visualization center
  • Received a $13 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide 5 million books to 1,000 elementary school children in Malawi, South Africa
  • Product development in science and technology
  • The College of Architecture ranks first in the nation in awarding degrees to Hispanic students
  • The College of Business is the largest business school in The University of Texas System and is nationally ranked by Princeton Review, BusinessWeek and HispanicBusiness
  • The College of Engineering ranks nationally for producing the highest number of Hispanic engineers
  • The College of Education and Human Development is the leading provider of educators in the San Antonio area
  • The College of Liberal and Fine Arts is second in The UT System for external research funding in arts, humanities and social sciences
  • The College of Sciences grants the nation’s highest number of bachelor’s degrees to Hispanic students in the biological sciences, and the sixth-highest in mathematics
  • The College of Public Policy’s Center for Policy Studies is among the top five certifying institutions in the U.S. for American Humanics program
  • More than 50 percent of Honors College graduates have been accepted into postgraduate universities and medical and professional schools
  • Among the top third in the nation for funding in research and sponsored programs
  • Collaborations with San Antonio’s major private, federal and research entities
  • Development of licensed commercial products
  • Incubator for start-up companies in technology and business
  • Nationally acclaimed academic programs and colleges
  • Outstanding, world-renowned faculty

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