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University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is college with 10 students located in Dallas, TX.

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Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 10
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Geography 5% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 43%
Multi-racial 3%
International 6%
Hispanic/Latino 9%
Ethnicity Unknown 6%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 26%

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Hospital
  • Libraries
  • Study Abroad

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist (68%), Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist (31%), Orthotist/Prosthetist (0%), Dietetics/Dietitian (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments; manage clinical laboratories; and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations.

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.
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

A program that prepares individuals to integrate and apply the principles of the food and nutrition sciences, human behavior, and the biomedical sciences to design and manage effective nutrition programs in a variety of settings. Includes instruction in human nutrition; nutrient metabolism; the role of foods and nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention; planning and directing food service activities; diet and nutrition analysis and planning; supervision of food storage and preparation; client education; and professional standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Dietitians and Nutritionists
Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.
Dietetic Technicians
Assist in the provision of food service and nutritional programs, under the supervision of a dietitian. May plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.

A program that prepares individuals to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatment, manage patients undergoing radiation therapy, and maintain pertinent records. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, oncologic pathology, radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, tumor localization, treatment planning, patient communication and management, data collection, record-keeping, and applicable standards and regulations.

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.
Radiation Therapists
Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.
Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that prepares individuals, in consultation with physicians and other therapists, to design and fit orthoses for patients with disabling conditions of the limbs and/or spine, and prostheses for patients who have partial or total absence of a limb or significant superficial deformity. Includes instruction in biomechanics, gait analysis, pathomechanics, kinesiology, pathology, neuroanatomy, materials science, diagnostic imaging, patient analysis and measurement, impression taking, model rectification, assistive/restorative technology and engineering applications, product finishing, diagnostic and definitive fitting and alignment, power devices, postoperative management, and patient counseling and follow-up.

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.
Orthotists and Prosthetists
Design, measure, fit, and adapt orthopedic braces, appliances or prostheses, such as limbs or facial parts for patients with disabling conditions.
Medical Appliance Technicians
Construct, fit, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices, such as braces, orthotics and prosthetic devices, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.

Administration & Faculty

President Daniel K. Podolsky, M.D.
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 1546
Student : Faculty Ratio 3 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 62 : 37
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 18
Tenure Track Faculty 5
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 76
International Faculty 3

Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $5,397 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,220 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $6,617 $6,617

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $19,537 Same as On-Campus
Fees $1,220 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $20,757 $20,757

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.utsouthwestern.edu//utsw/cda/dept20676/files/394843.html#financial%20aid.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

Rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

#45 Academic Ranking of World Universities

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#126 The Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America
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