Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.01
Liaison Meghna Tare
Submission Date April 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Texas at Arlington
IN-31: Serving Underrepresented Students

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Meghna Tare
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Is the institution formally designated as a minority-serving institution, historically disadvantaged institution, indigenous institution, or the equivalent?:
Yes

Documentation affirming the institution’s designation as a minority-serving institution or the equivalent:
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Website URL where information affirming the institution’s designation as a minority-serving institution or the equivalent is available:
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The University of Texas at Arlington is ranked among the Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanic Students, according to an annual list from The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine.

UTA is ranked No. 5 nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges for 2019 diversity index listing and is ranked among the top universities in the country for conferring degrees to minority students by the publication Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, including No. 3 in Texas and No. 18 in the country for master’s degrees awarded to Hispanic graduate students.
https://www.uta.edu/news/news-releases/2019/08/28/hispanic-students

The University ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 17 nationally for master’s degrees awarded to all minority students, representing an 82% increase in degrees conferred since the 2012-13 academic year. UTA was ranked No. 22 nationally the previous year.
UTA also ranked first in Texas in the number of degrees earned by African American students at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels.
Nationally, UTA is No. 11 for bachelor’s degrees awarded to African American students and No. 14 for master’s degrees. UTA was ranked No. 11 and No. 23, respectively, last year. Since the 2012-13 academic year, the number of bachelor’s degrees earned by African American students at UTA has increased 32.9%, with 61.1% growth for master’s degrees.
Nationally, UTA ranked No. 17 for bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students and No. 11 for master’s degrees. UTA was ranked No. 19 and No. 18, respectively, last year. Since the 2012-13 academic year, the number of bachelor’s and master’s degrees earned by Hispanic students at UTA has increased 86.8% and 107.5%, respectively.
https://www.uta.edu/news/news-releases/2020/01/06/diversity-ranking

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