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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is college with 701 students located in Houston, TX.

Medicine and Allied Health School

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Stats

Stats

Total Undergraduates 701
Gender 17% Male / 83% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 83% Full Time / 17% Part Time
Geography 2% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 49%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 4%
International 3%
Hispanic/Latino 18%
Ethnicity Unknown 5%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 12%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Housing

Housing

School Publications

School Publications

Student Services

Student Services

  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling financial aid counseling health services on-campus daycare personal counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (92%), Dental Hygiene/Hygienist (7%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Dental Hygienists
Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Administration and Faculty

Administration and Faculty

President ad interim Giuseppe Colasurdo, MD
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 1411
Student : Faculty Ratio 5 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 55 : 44
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 15
Tenure Track Faculty 13
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 71
International Faculty 4

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Deadlines

December

31

Regular Decision

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $6,444 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,006 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $7,450 $7,450

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $27,936 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,006 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $28,942 $28,942

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.uthouston.edu/sfs/.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

Rankings

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