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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Overview

Located in Houston, Texas, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Known For?

580 Full-Time Undergraduates
  • UTHealth has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at UTHealth is 0%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest degree offered at UTHealth is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 57% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UTHealth makes roughly $90,300 a year. This is 121% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Rankings

UTHealth was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Where Is The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston?

Location of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Contact details for UTHealth are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7000 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-500-4472
Website: www.uth.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyUTHealth
Twitter: https://twitter.com/UTHealth

How Do I Get Into UTHealth?

You can apply to UTHealth online at: https://www.uth.edu/registrar/applicants/application-forms.htm

Can I Afford The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston?

0.5% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at UTHealth is 0.5%. 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 Texas Health Science Center at Houston Undergraduate Student Diversity

580 Full-Time Undergraduates
86% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 709 undergraduate students at UTHealth, with 580 being full-time and 129 being part-time.

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

There are also 4,533 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 580 full-time undergraduates at UTHealth, 14% are male and 86% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UTHealth

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UTHealth Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 110
Black or African American 68
Hispanic or Latino 177
White 193
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 24

Over 56 countries are represented at UTHealth. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

83 Took All Classes Online
1,331 Took At Least One Class Online
1,254.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at UTHealth. In 2017-2018, 1,331 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 45th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UTHealth

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was 1,254.7%. This is the #72 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UTHealth regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UTHealth majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 9%
Nursing 17%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UTHealth 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 UTHealth.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Medical Illustration & Informatics #1
Dental Support Services #3
Nursing #13
Health Professions #24

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Majors

In 2017-2018, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston awarded 956 undergraduate degrees and 2,554 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 27 0
Behavioral Science 0 0 0 5
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 15 12
Biomedical Engineering 0 0 2 10
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 1 9
Dental Support Services 0 36 0 0
Dentistry 0 0 0 100
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 88 18
General Biology 0 0 8 0
Genetics 0 0 0 13
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 31 1
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 49 4
Medical Science 0 0 4 0
Medicine 0 0 0 243
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 24 5
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 0 0 6
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 4
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 0 7
Nursing 0 442 313 78
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 2 2
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 14
Public Health 0 0 159 10
Public Policy 0 0 0 13
Total 0 956 1,446 1,108

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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