August 26, 2014
By Jennifer R. Lloyd
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio's medical school has topped HispanicBusiness.com's 2014 list of the best med schools for Hispanics in the country.
The schools were ranked based on factors such as the number of Hispanic students enrolled, the number of M.D. degrees awarded to Hispanic students, and the number of full-time Hispanic faculty.
During the 2012-13 academic year, UTHSCSA's medical school had 176 Hispanic students, almost 20 percent of its enrollment, and awarded 48 degrees to Hispanic students. About 15 percent of medical school faculty is Hispanic.
The University of Texas at San Antonio's College of Engineering ranked No. 5 for best engineering schools for Hispanics and UTSA's College of Business earned the No. 10 spot for best business schools for Hispanics.
Source: My San Antonio