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Located in Galveston, Texas, The University of Texas Medical Branch is a public institution. The surrounding location of Galveston is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

401 Undergraduate Degrees
195 Graduate Degrees

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The University of Texas Medical Branch Rankings

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is ranked #28 out of 1,284 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Texas ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is The University of Texas Medical Branch?

Location of The University of Texas Medical Branch

Contact details for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-0129
Phone: 409-772-1011
Website: https://www.utmb.edu
Facebook: http://www.utmb.edu/facebook/
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/utmb_news

How Do I Get Into The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston?

You can apply to The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston online at: https://www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/resources/admissions

Can I Afford The University of Texas Medical Branch?

0.6% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is 0.6%. 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 Medical Branch Undergraduate Student Diversity

639 Full-Time Undergraduates
83% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 753 undergraduate students at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, with 639 being full-time and 114 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

There are also 2,590 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 639 full-time undergraduates at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 17% are male and 83% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas Medical Branch students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 95
Black or African American 44
Hispanic or Latino 151
White 306
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 35

Online Learning at The University of Texas Medical Branch

746 Took All Classes Online
746 Took At Least One Class Online
-4.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. In 2017-2018, 746 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th 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 The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas Medical Branch was -4.0%. This is the #1,701 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 6%
Nursing 3%
Nursing Practice 50%
Registered Nursing 0%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 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 The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Clinical Nurse Leader #6
Nursing Science #40
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #58
Nursing Education #65
Nursing Administration #77
Nursing Practice #78
Registered Nursing #407
Nursing #499

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 Medical Branch Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 401 0 0 0 401
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 139 0 139
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 18 18
Nursing Administration 0 0 15 0 15
Clinical Nurse Leader 0 0 12 0 12
Nursing Education 0 2 6 0 8
Nursing Science 0 0 0 3 3
TOTAL 401 2 172 21 596

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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