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Colleges / The University of Texas Medical Branch

The University of Texas Medical Branch

Galveston, TX 4-Year Public
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UT Medical Branch Admissions

If you want to apply to UT Medical Branch, the fee for the application costs $40.

UT Medical Branch Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of UT Medical Branch's admissions stats.

UT Medical Branch 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

The University of Texas Medical Branch Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for The University of Texas Medical Branch.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to UT Medical Branch?

UT Medical Branch does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on The University of Texas Medical Branch Admissions

How To Get Into The University of Texas Medical Branch

Getting into UT Medical Branch is very difficult. UT Medical Branch evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, UT Medical Branch **accepted .

Schools that are very difficult to get into, like UT Medical Branch, accept fewer than 60% of all applicants. At least 50% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT and over 26 on the ACT.

Transferring to The University of Texas Medical Branch

It is very difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to UT Medical Branch

UT Medical Branch has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does UT Medical Branch Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out. What does UT Medical Branch consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with UT Medical Branch for more information on admission factors.

UT Medical Branch 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to UT Medical Branch, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with UT Medical Branch's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3.8
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UT Medical Branch?

UT Medical Branch has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

UT Medical Branch does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

UT Medical Branch 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.

More Information on Transferring to The University of Texas Medical Branch

For transfer students, it is very difficult to get admitted to UT Medical Branch. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in UT Medical Branch during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

UT Medical Branch Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UT Medical Branch?

❌ Students who are admitted to UT Medical Branch must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does UT Medical Branch accept transfer credits?

✅ UT Medical Branch accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does UT Medical Branch accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ UT Medical Branch accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UT Medical Branch?

✅ UT Medical Branch is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at UT Medical Branch?

❌ UT Medical Branch does not offer early decision.

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UT Medical Branch Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Very Selective



UT Medical Branch Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

UT Medical Branch SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

UT Medical Branch GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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Quick Facts

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Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




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Application Deadline

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