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

www.uth.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 380
Degree-seeking undergrads: 380

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

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
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
Biometry/biometrics
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.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (713) 500-4472
Website: www.uth.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.uth.edu/registrar/applicants/application-forms.htm
Address: 7000 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,335
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 5 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,004 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $0
Out-of-state Tuition: $0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: %
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1618
Engineering 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 72169
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Grand total 723431

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0
Books and supplies $0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $8,926
Out-of-state $31,072

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 0 %
Grant or scholarship aid 0 % $0
Student loan aid 0 % $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 439 62% $5,903
Federal student loans 499 70% $8,651

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 5,335
Undergraduate enrollment 717
Graduate enrollment 4,618

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
    • Predoctoral
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Post Doctoral - Advanced dental education programs (advanced education in general dentistry and general practice residency)
    • Endodontics
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
    • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
    • Pediatric Dentistry
    • Periodontics
    • Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

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