The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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world rank  881

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Founded in 1891, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is a non-profit public state specialized higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Galveston (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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. This 129 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UTMB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UTMB
Founded 1891
Motto Disciplina Praesidium Civitatis
Education, the Guardian of Society
Colours Blue, white and red

University Location

Address 301 University Boulevard
Galveston
77555-0129 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (409) 772 1011
Fax +1 (409) 772 5064

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

(409) 772 1215

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
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, small, primarily residential 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 Medical Branch at Galveston's Library
The University of Texas Medical Branch's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 69,136 physical volumes, 633 physical media, 4,654 digital/electronic medium and 399 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 296 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
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)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Texas System (UT System)

Academic Structure


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