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The University of Texas Medical Branch

The University of Texas Medical Branch is college with 725 students located in Galveston, TX.

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Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 725
Gender 22% Male / 78% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 83% Full Time / 17% Part Time
Geography 99% In State / 1% Out of State / 1% International
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 46%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2%
International 2%
Hispanic/Latino 19%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

  • Government or Political Activity
  • International Student Organization
  • Yearbook
  • Fraternities
  • Sororities
  • Campus Ministries

Student Services

  • Computer Services: dorms wired for access to campus-wide network dorms wired for high speed internet connections computer repair service available on campus wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling chaplain/spiritual director career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling health services legal services personal counseling veteran's counselor women's services
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: services and/or facilities for hearing impaired partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): independent study internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (84%), Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist (11%), Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (4%)

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 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.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

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.
Respiratory Therapists
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Administration & Faculty

President David L. Callender, M.D.
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Full-time Faculty 456
Student : Faculty Ratio 24 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 58 : 41
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 50
Tenure Track Faculty 26
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 23
International Faculty 8

Admissions

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Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $5,633 Same as On-Campus
Fees $2,664 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $8,297 $8,297

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,415 Same as On-Campus
Fees $2,664 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $19,079 $19,079

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.utmb.edu.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

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Rankings

Washington Monthly

#10 Baccalaureate Colleges - Research Expenditures Rank
#12 Baccalaureate Colleges - ROTC Rank
#62 Baccalaureate Colleges - Bachelor's to PhD rank
#63 Baccalaureate Colleges - Peace Corps Rank
#98 Baccalaureate Colleges - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#100 Baccalaureate Colleges - Community Service Participation Rank
#169 Baccalaureate Colleges - Overall Rank
#292 Baccalaureate Colleges - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
#346 Baccalaureate Colleges - Graduation Rate Rank
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