The UTSA Social Work Graduate Program cracks the top 75 in the nation, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings. The program was ranked 91 in 2016 and rose to 75 by the U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Grad Schools Rankings Guide. In 2016, UTSA's Social Work program placed 5th among Texas social work graduate programs.
Social Work Associate Professor and Chair Amy Chanmugam congratulated everyone involved who helped increase the program's national visibility. "It's a pleasure to have colleagues so dedicated to building this program and its reach," she said.
"This is wonderful news regarding the quick rise of our Social Work program, debuting in the US News & World Report rankings the last time at 91 and now rising up to 75," remarked Rogelio Sáenz, dean and Mark G. Yudof professor.
"This is a testament to the great work that everyone is doing related to the quality of research and teaching in the department. Congratulations to everyone!"
Each school's score reflects its average rating on a scale from 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding), based on a survey of academics at peer institutions.