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Academic Highlights

a student in Malawi reading new textbooks

The UTSA College of Education and Human Development --the leading provider of educators in the San Antonio area--secured $13 million in funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide 5 million books to 1,000 elementary schools in Malawi

  • The College of Business is the largest business school in The University of Texas System and is nationally ranked by Princeton Review, BusinessWeek and HispanicBusiness
  • The College of Engineering hosted the North American Energy Summit, which brought energy leaders and policy makers from around the world to San Antonio. This consortium laid the foundation for UTSA's new Institute for Conventional Alternative and Renewable Energy
  • The College of Liberal and Fine Arts, which has the highest enrollment at UTSA, ranks second in the UT System for external research funding in arts, humanities and social sciences
  • More than 50 percent of Honors College graduates have been accepted into postgraduate universities and medical and professional schools
  • The College of Sciences collaborates with other leading research institutions such as Southwest Research Institute. Since 2005, UTSA and Southwest Research Institute have maintained a joint doctoral program focusing on space physics
  • The College of Public Policy's Center for Policy Studies is in the top five certifying institutions in the U.S. for American Humanics, a program that brings together universities, nonprofit organizations and community partners to prepare professionals to lead nonprofit organizations
  • The College of Architecture, Construction and Planning ranks first in the nation in awarding degrees to Hispanic students, according to The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine