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UTSA earns a spot on U.S. News & World Report's Best Global Universities rankings

UTSA earns a spot on U.S. News & World Report's Best Global Universities rankings

(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:

  • regional and global research reputation
  • publications
  • books
  • conferences
  • normalized citation impact
  • total citations
  • number and percentage of publications among the top 10 percent most cited
  • international collaboration
  • percentage of total publications with international collaboration
  • number and percentage of highly cited papers among the top 1 percent most cited

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.

- Courtney Clevenger

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