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Jul 21st, 2011 | Category: Campus News

UIW named one of the Top 100 Universities Serving Hispanics in the U.S.

Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine named the University of the Incarnate Word as one of the top 100 universities serving Hispanics in the United States in 2010.

Each year, Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education publishes its list of the top 100 four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. conferring the most bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on Hispanic students. UIW was ranked No. 1 among private faith-based universities conferring bachelor’s degrees to Hispanics. Among private universities, UIW is ranked No. 2 nationally among those who have awarded the most bachelor’s degrees to Hispanics.

This year, UIW is listed No. 45, up from No. 49 in 2009, among those universities conferring bachelor’s degrees and No. 56, up from last year’s No. 59, among those universities awarding master’s degrees to Hispanics.

UIW ranked among U.S. News Media Group’s 2012 Edition of Best Colleges

The University of the Incarnate Word earned the No. 64 spot in Nursing in the 2012 edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News Media Group. Highlights of the rankings are published in the Best Graduate Schools 2012 edition book.

“UIW has been preparing outstanding nursing leaders for nearly a century,” said Dr. Kathi Light, MSN, RN, dean of the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions. “Receiving national recognition for the quality of our graduate program, the faculty, and the clinical leaders we prepare is significant as we strive for academic excellence and prepare tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.”

The 2012 Best Graduate Schools edition includes essential, detailed statistical information on more than 1,200 programs nationwide. In addition to featuring new rankings in five of the largest professional graduate school disciplines (business, law, education, engineering and medicine), the 2012 rankings also include updated peer-assessment-only rankings for healthcare management, nursing, nursing-anesthesia, nursing-midwifery, physician assistant, public health, rehabilitation counseling and veterinary medicine.

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