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Graduate programs land in best for 2022 U.S. News & World Report list

Graduate programs land in best for 2022 U.S. News & World Report list

APRIL 19, 2021 — UTSA’s academic programs have been ranked among some of the top in the nation in U.S. News and World Report’s list of 2022 Best Graduate Schools.

The annual report highlights the nation’s top graduate programs and the specialties in each area.

Specialties in educational administration and supervision (tie for 26th place), biomedical engineering (70th, tie), social work (77th, tie), environmental engineering (93rd, tie) and statistics (97th) are the university’s top placements on the list.


“We are proud to see so many of our graduate programs across multiple disciplines recognized by these rankings.”



top graduate programsThese recognitions demonstrate UTSA’s mission for being a premier public research university and a model for student success.

“UTSA is committed to advancing the student experience and career outcomes for our graduate students as part of the university’s strategic vision to achieve Carnegie R1 designation,” said Kimberly Andrews Espy, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. “We are proud to see so many of our graduate programs across multiple disciplines recognized by these rankings. It is especially exciting to see more students choosing UTSA to pursue in-depth knowledge and meaningful careers in their chosen fields; for fall 2020 we saw a 14.1% increase in master’s students overall and a 40% increase in new master’s students.”

Other accolades for the university in the list include:

U.S. News & World Report ranks professional school programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing as well as the specialties in each field. Often they also evaluate sciences, social sciences and humanities, and health programs. This year U.S. News also included programs in public affairs, public health, and library and information studies, and for Ph.D. programs, rankings in English, history, sociology, political science, and criminology and criminal justice.


EXPLORE FURTHER
⇒ Overview of UTSA’s rankings in the list
The full list from U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Graduate Schools

To determine the 2022 rankings, U.S News & World Report gathered expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research and students. U.S. News looked at statistical surveys from more than 2,125 programs and reputation surveys sent to more than 23,000 academics and professionals.

Valerie Bustamante



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