UT Health San Antonio is ranked among the top universities around the world, listed as No. 388, according to the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s international universities ranking.
Several university programs have also been singled out for excellence by U.S. News.
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, including its Pharmacotherapy Division located at the health science center, was ranked the No. 3 pharmacy school in the nation. The school has been a top-5 school for decades. The Pharmacotherapy Division is one of five divisions in the college, and is the only division located outside of Austin.
The San Antonio pharmacy program has 12 full-time faculty and more than 120 part-time or preceptor faculty, who train nearly 80 Pharm.D., M.S., and Ph.D. students, and 20 pharmacy residents in affiliated programs, annually.
The School of Health Professions at the health science center also achieved a national ranking of three of its graduate health programs in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad Schools for 2016.
The graduate program in physician assistant studies is among the top 25 percent of all ranked schools (33/141). The occupational therapy program improved its position to 44th from last year’s ranking of 54th out of 163 programs that received rankings, placing it in the top one-third nationally. And the physical therapy program continues to place in the top half of PT programs in the nation ranked by U.S. News & World Report (79/193).