University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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School Overview

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

Contact: Vicki Brewer
Registrar
Main Address
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555
(409) 772-1011

www.utmb.edu

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

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

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

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

*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 Medical Branch Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(409) 772-1011
Website:https://www.utmb.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/prospectivestudents_applicationforadmission.asp
Address:301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-0129
Setting:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:3,277
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:2,391 (73% 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

The University of Texas Medical Branch Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The University of Texas Medical Branch.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences147
Health Professions and Related Programs63146
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Grand total831913

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at The University of Texas Medical Branch.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs63102
Grand total63102

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The University of Texas Medical Branch 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,965
Out-of-state$19,027

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid0%
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Student loan aid0%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid35147%$5,116
Federal student loans39353%$9,131

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The University of Texas Medical Branch. 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 Medical Branch students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 Medical Branch Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment3,277
Undergraduate enrollment739
Graduate enrollment2,538

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 Medical Branch Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
    • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (School of Health Professions)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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