University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), a component of the University of Texas System, was established in 1891. The school is located in Galveston, Texas, USA, which is about 50 miles south east of downtown Houston. UTMB is a health care complex which spans over 85 acres and includes seven hospitals, an assortment of centers and institutes, specialized clinics, and a medical school. There are 13,000 employees across these institutions. The medical school is the oldest medical school west of the Mississippi.

At the time of its establishment, it had only one building and fewer than 50 students. Today the campus has grown to include over 70 buildings and have an enrollment of over 2,500 students. The 84 acre campus includes three institutes for advanced study, four schools, seven on-site hospitals (including the affiliated Shriners Burns Hospital), a major medical library, and a comprehensive medical library, a network of clinics that provide the full range of specialized and primary care, and numerous research facilities.

It also has schools of nursing, medicine, allied health professions, an institute for medical humanities, and a graduate school of biomedical studies.

General Information

Admission Office
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1305
(409) 772-1215
Fax: (409) 772-4466
[email protected]
Contact: Vicki Brewer
Main Address
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555
(409) 772-1011

Total undergrads: 470
Degree-seeking undergrads: 470
Graduate enrollment: 965

Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Tuition & Fees

Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $5,563
In-state Student Fees $1,075
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $13,003
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,075

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 312 226 292 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1 25
Cell/cellular and Molecular Biology 3
Microbiology and Immunology 12
Molecular Biochemistry 1 4
Neuroscience 3
Pathology/experimental Pathology 3
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 312 221 267 8
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist 34
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 1 6
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 51 5
Medical Scientist 2 2
Medicine 219
Nursing Administration 12
Nursing Education 10
Nursing Science 2
Occupational Therapy/therapist 28
Physical Therapy/therapist 55 38 3
Physician Assistant 55
Public Health, General 7
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 252
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist 26
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 4 3
Biological and Physical Sciences 4 3
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B
Respiratory Therapy B

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

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

Enrollment Statistics

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