The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is a public, state school in an urban setting in Houston, Texas. UT Health Houston was founded in 1972 and now enrolls around 4,811 students a year, including 677 undergrads.
UT Health Houston's endowment was valued at $217.515 million in 2021. For each full-time student, UT Health Houston spends about $122,583. For each full-time professor, there are about 9 undergraduates enrolled at UT Health Houston.
|2021 UT Health Houston Admissions Facts At-a Glance|
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to get into UT Health Houston. The acceptance rate at UT Health Houston is 0%.
UT Health Houston reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.
UT Health Houston is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to UT Health Houston, applicants must submit the following items.
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Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to UT Health Houston.
UT Health Houston does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
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UT Health Houston does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.
UT Health Houston students are active in the school's Student Inter-council (SIC), School of Nursing Student Government Organization (School of Nursing) and Student Council (Dental Branch).
Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at UT Health Houston.
UT Health Houston meets 42% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.
Out of the 433 students who started at UT Health Houston as first-time freshman, 410 graduate within four years.
UT Health Houston's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 95%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.
Based on this information, how does UT Health Houston sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is UT Health Houston a good school for you?
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UT Health Houston is located in the urban setting of Houston, Texas, less than an hour from Houston.
If you want to see UT Health Houston for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 59 to Houston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, William P. Hobby.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what UT Health Houston and Houston are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UT Health Houston is Sep 1.
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Wondering what life at UT Health Houston is like? There are approximately 4,811 students enrolled at UT Health Houston, including 677 undergraduate students and 4,134 graduate students. 79% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from TX and 1% percent of students are from other states.
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