University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? No
Earliest application date: 05/01
Application deadline: 10/15
Oldest MCAT considered: 2001
Application fee: $55
Director of admissions: Dr. Judianne Kellaway
Does this school ask for a secondary application as part of the admissions process? NoThis school requires undergraduate work in these subjects in order to apply: biology, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, calculus

Is a personal interview required for admission? Yes
Are interviews conducted at the medical school? Yes

Acceptance notice to regular application for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Earliest date: November 15
-Latest date: N/A

Applicant’s response to acceptance offer for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Maximum time in weeks: 2 weeks
-Does the school consider requests for deferred entrance? No
-Deposit to hold place in class: None
-Deposit due: N/A
-Deposit refundable prior to: N/A
-Starting month for the class of 2007-2008: N/A

Early Decision Plan application period for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Does the school have an Early Decision Plan (EDP)? Yes
-EDP application period begins: October 15
-EDP application period ends: January 15
-EDP applicants notified by: N/A

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

Applied
Interviewed
Accepted
Enrolled
Total:
3,446
1,223
289
226
In-state:
2,922
1,149
266
213
Out-of-state:
524
74
23
13
Women:
1,766
619
129
102
Minorities:
1,457
502
75
44
International:
51
0
0
0

Acceptance rate: 8.4%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.67

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 9.4
Verbal reasoning: 9.3
Physical sciences: 9.2
Biological: 9.7
Writing: P

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.):43%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.):19%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 0%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other:38%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 43%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 19%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 0%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 0%
Mixed disciplines and other: 38%

Combined Degree Programs
Combined degree programs offered: M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.P.H.

Does the school have a combined college/M.D. program? No
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: N/A
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: N/A

Selection Factors
Details on the policies, preferences, criteria, factors and procedures used in the M.D. admission process:
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
The UT Medical School at Houston, in conformity with the purpose assigned it by the Texas Legislature and its mission statement, selects the best qualified students for its entering class who demonstrates a potential to become competent and caring physicians who will serve the identified needs of the State of Texas. To that end, the committee considers the totality of each application.