University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) was created in 1972 by the UT System Board of Regents. Located in the Texas Medical Center, it is primarily a university for graduate education. It educates the largest amount of health care professionals in all of Texas.

UTHealth includes schools of biomedical informatics, dentistry, nursing and public health, medicine, and the graduate school of biomedical sciences. Its primary teaching hospitals are the Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, and the Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital. UTHealth has been accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to be able to award bachelors, masters, doctoral and professional degrees, and certificates.

General Information

Admission Office
Box 20036
Houston, TX 77225
(713) 500-3361
Fax: (713) 500-3356

Contact: Carrie Streeter
Associate Registrar
Main Address
PO Box 20036
Houston, TX 77225
(713) 500-3361

Total undergrads: 380
Degree-seeking undergrads: 380

Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Tuition & Fees

Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $4,158
In-state Student Fees $887
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $18,117
Out-of-state Student Fees $887

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 258 316 425 26
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 88 91
Animal Genetics
Biochemistry 1 3
Biomedical Sciences, General
Biophysics 12 6
Biostatistics 10 5
Cell/cellular Biology and Histology 1
Developmental Biology and Embryology 1 10
Ecology 1
Epidemiology 44 9
Human/medical Genetics 2
Immunology 1 6
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Microbiology, General 2
Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Medicine 2
Molecular Pharmacology 1
Molecular Toxicology
Neuroscience 1 7
Oncology and Cancer Biology 18 18
Pathology/experimental Pathology 1
Physiology, General 15
Radiation Biology/radiobiology
Reproductive Biology
Virology 2
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 258 228 321 26
Advanced General Dentistry
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and oral Sciences, Other
Clinical Nurse Specialist 1
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling 10
Dental Clinical Sciences, General
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 40 4
Dental Materials
Dental Public Health and Education
Dentistry 79
Endodontics/endodontology 2 2
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 55
Genetic Counseling/counselor 7
Health/health Care Administration/management 9 3
Medical Informatics 7 2
Medical Scientist 3
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Medicine 221
Nurse Anesthetist 14
Nursing Administration 5
Nursing Practice 7
Nursing Science 3
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 11 1
oral/maxillofacial Surgery 5
orthodontics/orthodontology 7 7
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics 6 6
Periodontics/periodontology 2 2
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology 1
Public Health Education and Promotion 20 3
Public Health, General 68 2
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 218
Human Services, General 8
Public Policy Analysis, General 8
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 5
Behavioral Sciences 5
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Hygiene B,C
Nursing (RN) B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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