The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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world rank  1017

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Founded in 1972, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is a non-profit public state specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Houston (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UTHealth also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UTHealth
Founded 1972
Motto Disciplina Praesidium Civitatis
Education, the Guardian of Society
Colours Burnt orange and gray

University Location

Address 7000 Fannin
Houston
77030-4009 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (713) 500 4472
Fax +1 (713) 500 3026

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

(713) 500 3361

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers
2000 Classification Medical schools and medical centers
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston's Library
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 158,645 physical volumes, 125,549 digital/electronic medium and 412 licensed digital/electronic databases. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston's library has 3 branches.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1973


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Dental Association (ADA), Commission on Dental Accreditation


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Texas System (UT System)

Academic Structure


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