UT Medical Branch is on a 85-acre campus in the small town setting of Galveston, Texas, not far from Houston.
There are many activities and organizations for UT Medical Branch students to join – including a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? UT Medical Branch has fraternities but does not have sororities.
UT Medical Branch has the Texas Medical Association. In fact, more students participate in the Texas Medical Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UT Medical Branch include American Medical Student Association, American Medical Women's Association, Texas Association Latin American Medical Students and National Medical Student Association.
UT Medical Branch students' favorite campus events are Quest and Orientation, All Sports Day and Primary Care Day.
This table offers information on housing at UT Medical Branch.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––|
UT Medical Branch offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
UT Medical Branch offers coed housing.
At UT Medical Branch there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UT Medical Branch:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Volleyball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
The University of Texas Medical Branch is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UT Medical Branch campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
UT Medical Branch offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UT Medical Branch, take Interstate 45 to Galveston, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to William P. Hobby airport.
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