University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

University of Texas Health Science Center–San Antonio, abbreviated as UTMB by Abbreviationfinder, is one of the top-ranked U.S. medical schools located in San Antonio, TX. Keep reading to see admissions application information including average GRE scores, admissions selection factors and dual degree programs of University of Texas Health Science Center–San Antonio.

7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
(210) 567-6080

Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.uthscsa.edu
Electronic application: http://www.utsystem.edu/tmdsas

Fall 2008 Admissions Information
AMCAS application accepted? No
Earliest application date: 06/01
Application deadline: 10/15
Oldest MCAT considered: 2003
Application fee: $55
Director of admissions: Dr. David J. Jones
Does this school ask for a secondary application as part of the admissions process? No

This school requires undergraduate work in these subjects in order to apply: biology, English, organic chemistry, inorganic (general) chemistry, physics, biochemistry, 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: July 27

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? Yes
-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: July

Early Decision Plan application period for the 2007-2008 first-year class:
-Does the school have an Early Decision Plan (EDP)? No
-EDP application period begins: N/A
-EDP application period ends: N/A
-EDP applicants notified by: N/A

Fall 2005 Admissions Statistics

Applied Interviewed Accepted Enrolled
Total: 3,459 960 271 220
In-state: 2,936 864 246 204
Out-of-state: 523 96 25 16
Women: 1,707 517 154 128
Minorities: 1,551 151 96 38
International: 31 2 0 0

Acceptance rate: 7.8%

GPA
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.6

MCAT
Overall score (composite): 9.3
Verbal reasoning: 9.0
Physical sciences: 9.0
Biological: 10.0
Writing: O

Undergraduate Majors
Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 35%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 17%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 12%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 8%
Mixed disciplines and other: 29%

Biological sciences (biology, microbiology, zoology, etc.): 35%
Physical sciences (biochemistry, chemistry, engineering, etc.): 17%
Non-sciences (sociology, economics, English, etc.): 12%
Other health professions (nursing, pharmacy, etc.): 8%
Mixed disciplines and other: 29%

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? Yes
Number of years to complete combined college/M.D. program: 8 years
Web site for combined college/M.D. program: som.uthscsa.edu/admissions/index.asp

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)
Applicants are evaluated based on academic performance in undergraduate school with special emphasis on the sciences; personal achievements which prepare them to be a physician are also evaluated. Knowledge of the profession of medicine gained through observing or volunteering in a medical practice or hospital setting is essential. Up to ten percent of the class may be non-residents.