Academic Insights
Academic Insights

UTSA is a leader among R1 HSIs

February 3, 2022
Academic Strategic Communications

Of the 19 Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) that have R1 Classification from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, UTSA ranks among the top when it comes to the success of students who identify as Hispanic or Latino.

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among all R1 HSIs in percentage of students who identify as Hispanic or Latino

UTSA ranks in the top three R1 HSIs for percentage of undergraduate and graduate degrees awarded to students who identify as Hispanic or Latino.
plot showing degrees awarded by UTSA compared to other HSI institutions
  • 3rd for bachelor’s degrees (56%)
  • 3rd for master’s degrees (44%)
  • 2nd for doctoral degrees (28%)

Current R1 HSIs:

Arizona State University
CUNY Graduate School and University Center
Florida International University (FIU)
Texas Tech University
University of Arizona
University of California-Irvine
University of California-Riverside
University of California-Santa Barbara
University of California-Santa Cruz
University of Central Florida
University of Colorado Denver/Anschultz Medical Campus
University of Houston
University of Illinois Chicago
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
University of New Mexico-Main Campus
University of North Texas
University of Texas at Arlington
University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)
University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)