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The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center Overview

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center is a public institution located in Memphis, Tennessee. The location of UTHSC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center Known For?

310 Full-Time Undergraduates
  • UTHSC has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.
  • Students at UTHSC have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest degree offered at UTHSC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 64% of the faculty were full-time.

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center Rankings

UTHSC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Where Is The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center?

Location of The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center

Contact details for UTHSC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-5500
Website: www.uthsc.edu

Can I Afford The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center?

4.7% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at UTHSC is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center Undergraduate Student Diversity

310 Full-Time Undergraduates
89% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 341 undergraduate students at UTHSC, with 310 being full-time and 31 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UTHSC

There are also 2,858 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 310 full-time undergraduates at UTHSC, 11% are male and 89% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UTHSC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UTHSC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 54
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 215
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 13

Online Learning at The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center

248 Took All Classes Online
734 Took At Least One Class Online
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at UTHSC. In 2017-2018, 734 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UTHSC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 22nd most popular in Tennessee for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UTHSC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UTHSC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #45
Dental Support Services #46
Health & Medical Administrative Services #452

The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center Majors

In 2017-2018, The University of Tennessee-Health Science Center awarded 456 undergraduate degrees and 1,638 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 0 0 11 0
Allied Health Professions 0 0 25 0
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 8 12
Biomedical Engineering 0 0 1 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 4 5 0
Communication Sciences 0 84 58 15
Dental Support Services 0 28 0 0
Dentistry 0 0 0 90
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 7 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 25 0
Medicine 0 0 0 161
Nursing 0 112 0 87
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 20 0
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 1 195
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 38 60
Total 0 456 398 1,240

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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