(Nov. 7, 2017) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has once again been named on a list of the top universities in the world. U.S. News & World Report has ranked UTSA’s academic and research programs No. 75 among U.S. public academic institutions and No. 448 overall in its 2018 Best Global Universities rankings.
Additionally, UTSA’s clinical medicine program was ranked No. 222, its chemistry program was ranked No. 223 and its engineering program was ranked No. 367.
U.S. News & World Report assessed the top 1,250 institutions across more than 60 countries and calculated the rankings based on 13 indicators measuring academic and research performance as well as global and regional reputation. They included:
UTSA scored particularly strong in normalized citation impact (No. 111), regional research reputation (No. 148) and international collaboration (No. 174).
Thirteen Texas academic institutions were recognized in the Best Global Universities Ranking. They include:
32 (tie): UT-Austin
81 (tie): Rice University
118: Texas A&M, College Station
234 (tie): UT-Dallas
341 (tie): Baylor University
382 (tie): University of Houston
448 (tie): UTSA
462 (tie): UT-Arlington
466 (tie): Southern Methodist University
487 (tie): Texas Tech University
627 (tie): University of North Texas
907 (tie): UTEP
1,233 (tie): Texas State University
Earlier this year, Times Higher Education ranked UTSA among the nation’s top four universities under 50 years old.
Learn more about U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Global Universities.
For more than 20 years, Josie Méndez-Negrete, a UTSA associate professor in Mexican American Studies, has endured the emotional journey of watching her son, Tito, struggle with schizophrenia. Her powerful account is the first memoir by a Mexican American author to share the devastation and hope a family experiences in dealing with this mental illness.H-E-B Student Union Travis Room (HSU 2.212), Main Campus
Graduate and undergraduate student researchers pursuing majors in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts will present their original work.Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
March Into Your Major is a major exploration fair intended to provide students with information on selecting their major.H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
During this moderated open forum, Roadrunners will hear one of the finalists for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs give an overview of qualifications, interest in the position and vision for the academic enterprise at UTSA, followed by a question and answer session.Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
The UTSA community is invited to this town hall meeting to learn more about progress of the Student Success Presidential initiative.Frio Street Building (FS 1.512), Downtown Campus
During this moderated open forum, Roadrunners will hear one of the finalists for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs give an overview of qualifications, interest in the position and vision for the academic enterprise at UTSA, followed by a question and answer session.Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Author Annette Angela Portillo will read her book, which examines Native American women’s autobiographical discourses and multiple-voiced life stories that resist generic conventional notions of first-person narrative.McKinney Humanities Building (MH 3.02.24), Main Campus
Chelsea Wentworth, anthropology professor at High Point University, will discuss women’s roles in changing customary feasting patterns so that feasts can serve as a coping mechanism for children’s food insecurity in urban areas the South Pacific Island nation, Vanuatu.H-E-B Student Union Travis Room (HSU 2.202), Main Campus