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Recognitions


2020

First-Gen Forward Designation

Center for First-generation Student Success


2019

Seal of Excelencia

UTEP

Growing What Works Database • MBA program Medical Professions Institute • Entering Student Program Reverse Transfer Program • CAHSI

Excelencia in Education

University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science

CMD-IT

10 best U.S. colleges and universities for student upward mobility

MarketWatch

Top producer of Hispanic bachelor’s degrees in STEM

Issues in Science and Technology


2018

Carnegie R1 Designation

Carnegie Classification of Institutions
in Higher Education

Bright Spot in Hispanic Education

Best of the Best Top MBA Programs

Best of the Best Top MBA Programs

Hispanic Network Magazine

#1 in the nation for awarding doctoral degrees to Hispanics in Engineering

# 3 for doctoral degrees in rehabilitation
and therapeutic professions.

Issues in Higher Education


2017

#1 among all U.S. public universities for successful achievement in both competitive research and student social mobility.

Center for First-generation Student Success


2015

#1 in awarding the most bachelor’s degrees in education to Hispanics in the nation.

Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education


2013

Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) Champion of Access and Success Award

Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) Champion of Access and Success Award