University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390


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#26 Best Research
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#22 Best Primary Care


Medical School Overview

The medical school at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center--Dallas has an application deadline of October 1. The application fee at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center--Dallas is $135. Its tuition is Full-time: $16,413 (in-state) and Full-time: $29,513 (out-of-state). The faculty-student ratio at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center--Dallas is 2.3:1. The medical school has 2,448 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center—Dallas is made up of three schools: the Medical School, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and the School of Health Professions. Commonly known as UT Southwestern Medical School, this institution is one of four medical schools in the University of Texas System. Ninety percent of students must be Texas residents, a law aimed at ensuring quality healthcare in the state.

Medical students are grouped into six Colleges, which offer chances for discussion in small-group settings. For the first two years of medical school, College groups meet once a week to cover clinical topics. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Health Professions offer a variety of master’s and doctoral degrees in areas including Physical Therapy, Biomedical Communications, and Cancer Biology.

The UT Southwestern Medical Center is affiliated with institutions including well regarded Parkland Memorial Hospital, St. Paul University Hospital, and Children’s Medical Center Dallas. Students, clinical and research trainees, and junior faculty can live in the on-campus Southwestern Medical Park Apartments. Groundbreaking research feats at the UT Southwestern Medical Center have included the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the basic mechanism of cholesterol metabolism, as well as ongoing drug studies at the school’s Center for Mineral Metabolism and Clinical Research.


Applications accepted May 1 (Begins)
October 1 (Ends)
Application fee $135
AMCAS application accepted No
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 2,164
Full-time faculty-student ratio 2.3:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 940
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $16,413 (in-state)
Full-time: $29,513 (out-of-state)

Required fees $1,430


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
anesthesiology orthopaedic surgery
emergency medicine pathology - anatomic and clinical
family practice pediatrics
internal medicine radiology - diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology surgery - general

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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