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UTSA rated one of top 400 universities in the world by Times Higher Education

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(Oct. 5, 2012) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio has been rated one of the top 400 universities in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-2013.

The rankings measure the core missions of world-class universities including teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The views of more than 17,000 academics from 137 countries are factored into the results.

UTSA is one of seven Texas universities in the prestigious recognition:

  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Rice University
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Houston
  • Southern Methodist University
  • University of Texas at Dallas

Among the 111 U.S. universities that made the top 400 list, U.S. universities comparably ranked to UTSA are:

  • Binghamton University SUNY
  • George Mason University
  • Lehigh University
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Temple University
  • University of Wyoming

 

 

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UTSA makes the grade with a strong core curriculum

UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.

For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.

Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.

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