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

442 Undergraduate Degrees
391 Graduate Degrees

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, UTHealth is ranked #9 out of 1,284 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 1% of all schools in the nation! UTHealth also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UTHealth has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UTHealth.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

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

582 Full-Time Undergraduates
86% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 717 undergraduate students at UTHealth, with 582 being full-time and 135 being part-time.

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

There are also 4,618 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 582 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 64
Hispanic or Latino 171
White 204
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 20

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 6th 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 #40 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
Nursing 17%
Registered Nursing 4%

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
Nursing #13
Registered Nursing #13

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 Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 442 0 0 442
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 281 0 281
Nursing Practice 0 0 46 46
Nursing Administration 0 31 0 31
Nurse Anesthetist 0 0 23 23
Nursing Science 0 0 9 9
Nursing Education 0 1 0 1
TOTAL 442 313 78 833

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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