Academic Insights
Academic Insights

UTSA ranks high in faculty diversity among HSI/R1s

March 3, 2022

UTSA has made intentional, strategic efforts to recruit, hire and retain faculty from diverse backgrounds that reflect the demographic makeup of its student body. As a result, UTSA is a leader among Hispanic Serving Carnegie R1 universities.

No. 2
UTSA has the second highest percentage of tenured/tenure-track (T/TT) faculty who identify as Hispanic or Latino.
plot showing degrees awarded by UTSA compared to other HSI institutions
of new T/TT faculty identify as Hispanic or Black — making the fall 2021 cohort the most diverse in UTSA history.


UTSA is committed to helping its outstanding faculty excel in their careers — through retention initiatives, teaching and research support, mentorship, and leadership development opportunities — so they can provide a high-quality education to our students.

To learn more about UTSA’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, visit the Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Academic Affairs websites.