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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Houston, TX, USA
3.68 Average Rating

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is the largest medical center in the world. UT Health is home to several research institutions, including the Center of Excellence in Mood Disorders, the Consortium on Aging, and the Weatherhead PET Imaging Center. Top fields of study include nursing, dental hygiene, and biomedical informatics. The School of Biomedical Informatics is the first and only of its kind in the nation.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision December 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision October 1, 2019
Other April 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
84%
Out-Of-State Students
1%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,242
Total Number of Undergrads
709
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
5:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$10,331
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$33,977

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
37%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,030
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
37%

Student Loans

Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$15,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$159
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
16%
84%
Student Organizations
7
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Houston
Dallas
Austin
San Antonio
San Francisco
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$138,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.68 Average Rating
I feel lucky to get admitted to worlds largest health science center. If you are interested in cancer research, there is no limit to the number of opportunities you can avail. Perfect school, perfect health science center, perfect blend of diversity.
MPH from Houston, TX
UTHSC - Houston is a well known, highly regarded school for students seeking a career in the medical field. The school is located in the Texas Medical Center, which is the largest medical center in the world. The school is dedicated to educating and challenging their students to create well-prepared health care professionals for the future.
Jennifer from Rowlett, TX

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