The University of Texas at San Antonio is wise beyond its years, according to new university rankings by the Times Higher Education.
UTSA was ranked No. 53 out of the top 100 universities around the world that have been in existence less than 50 years, according to the London-based higher education publication. The university was founded in 1969.
Schools were compared based on the volume, income and reputation of their research output, their learning environment, campus diversity and other criteria.
The best new university on the block is Pohang University of Science and Technology in South Korea. The top U.S. school to make the ranks was University of California, Irvine in the No. 4 slot. The only other Texas institution on the list, University of Texas at Dallas, came in at No. 29.