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Study at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, also known as UT Southwestern, is located in Dallas, Texas, United States. It was founded in 1943 as the Southwestern Medical College. It was originally a wartime medical school. It joined The University of Texas System in 1949 and adopted its current name in 1987. The campus is beautifully nestled in an area of more than 230 acres. UT Southwestern is divided into the following academic schools:
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • UT Southwestern Medical School
  • UT Southwestern School of Health Professions
UT Southwestern is home to several student organizations such as the American Medical Student Association, Clinical Psychology Diversity Club, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Interest Group, Wilderness Medicine Society, International Medicine Interest Group, Student National Medical Association, Medical Humanities Interest Group, and Southwestern Student Connection.

Profile of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At DallasUT Southwestern can be found in Dallas, TX (a large city). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at UT Southwestern.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in medicine, science, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

UT Southwestern Selectivity

UT Southwestern does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

Classes at the school are less crowded than at many schools. A tenure system is one way UT Southwestern works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 2, 253 students were enrolled in UT Southwestern. UT Southwestern Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medicine234medicine, neuroscience
Science73human genetics, immunology, biochemistry, physiology, call and molecular biology, molecular biophysics, microbiology, radiation biology, . . .
Medical Support and Technology68physician assistant, clinical lab tech, orthotist/prosthetist, blood bank tech specialist
Therapy and Counselling48physical therapy, clinical psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy28dietitian, rehabilitation, vocational Counselling
Medical administration5medical illustrator
Engineering0biomedical engineering
Contact: UT SouthwesternUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

5323 Harry Hines Blvd

Dallas, TX 75390-9096

General Phone: (214) 648-3606


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