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The University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, TX 4-Year Public
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About UT Medical Branch

The University of Texas Medical Branch Overview

The University of Texas Medical Branch is a public, state school in the small town setting of Galveston, Texas. UT Medical Branch was founded in 1891 and the school enrolls around 708 students per year, which includes 708 undergrads. UT Medical Branch offers on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at UT Medical Branch!

Love music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? UT Medical Branch students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? UT Medical Branch has fraternities, but doesn't have sororities.

Planning to play sports? UT Medical Branch has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at UT Medical Branch on the Student Life page.

2022 UT Medical Branch Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,891
Out-of-State $14,583
Percent of Need Met 83%

Is UT Medical Branch a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what UT Medical Branch offers and if it might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at UT Medical Branch

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for UT Medical Branch Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with UT Medical Branch directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

UT Medical Branch's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of The University of Texas Medical Branch's endowment was $368.5 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at UT Medical Branch

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

UT Medical Branch meets 83% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

For information on UT Medical Branch's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at UT Medical Branch.

Based on this information, how does UT Medical Branch sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is UT Medical Branch a good school for you?

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Where is The University of Texas Medical Branch Located?

UT Medical Branch is located in the small town setting of Galveston, Texas, less than an hour from Houston.

If you would like to see UT Medical Branch for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 45 to Galveston, 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 Medical Branch and Galveston are like without leaving home.

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College Info

301 University Boulevard Galveston, TX 77555

Campus Setting: Small Town

UT Medical Branch Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UT Medical Branch is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UT Medical Branch is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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UT Medical Branch Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at UT Medical Branch is like? There are approximately 708 students enrolled at UT Medical Branch. 84% 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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