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Top Medical School 2008 No.5: University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Aug. 28, 2008
Top Medical School 2008 No.5: University of Texas Medical School at Houston



5. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
University of Texas Medical School at Houston

6431 Fannin, MSB G.420
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 500-5116
Fax: (713) 500-0604
http://www.med.uth.tmc.edu

Total graduate enrollment 877
Hispanic graduate enrollment 110
Percent Hispanic graduate enrollment 13%
Total M.D. degrees earned 221
M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics 28
Percent of M.D. degrees earned by Hispanics 13%
Full-time Medical school faculty 746
Full-time Medical school Hispanic faculty 52
Percent of Medical school Hispanic faculty 7%

Students describe this medical school as collegial with a "family feeling". UT Houston boasts a high quality education in a very supportive environment. Underrepresented minorities comprise over 20% of the incoming classes, 17% of which are Hispanic students. The NNLAMS chapter here is very active and numerous other programs enhance the diversity mission of the school, including community outreach to high school and college students, for example, The Houston Hispanic Forum, which reaches ten thousand young people in the area.


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