UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SOUTHWESTERN MEDICAL CENTER - [UT SOUTHWESTERN], DALLAS, TEXAS - ADMISSION

Dallas, TexasLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1943Established Year
  2238Enrollment

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated By : SUPRIYA SARKAR

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center enrolls about 3,600 students every year, including medical, graduate, health professional students, residents and postdoctoral fellows.

Only graduate programs are offered by the university. The graduate student enrolment is over 950, with 484 predoctoral and 513 postdoctoral students. The average GPA of students enrolled at UT Southwestern is 3.84. They have international students from 11 different countries enrolled here.

Applicants need to follow the following steps for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Admissions:

  1. Complete the required foundation courses
  2. Appear for MCAT; scores are valid if the test has been taken in between January 2015 and September 2019.
  3. Make an application via TMDSAS.
  4. Submit the secondary application
  5. Submit supplementary documents to TMDSAS.
  6. Appear for an admission interview
  7. Wait for the admission decision to arrive
  8. Accept the letter of placement

Highlights

Application PortalOnline Application
Application Fee185 USD
Payment ModeCredit card (preferred), electronic funds transfer/ACH
MCAT average score515
Average GPA3.84
Intake SeasonsFall, Summer and Spring
Academic CalendersSemester based
Financial AidStudent loans, Federal aid, Scholarships, Grants

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Admission Deadlines

Applicants must take care of the following deadlines while applying for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical College Center Admissions.

  • Deadline to complete both primary and secondary applications: October 1*
  • Supporting documents deadline: October 15*

*Please note that the individual deadlines may vary by program.

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center International Admissions

International Student Requirements

The following are the requirements that need to be fulfilled by an international applicant for an F-1 visa:

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts translated and evaluated
  • 200 USD SEVIS fee for F1 applicants
  • Mandatory health insurance
  • Letter from sponsor’s bank for sufficient funds
  • English proficiency test scores

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center offers its students J-1 Exchange visitor visa, F-1 student visa, H1-B Speciality Occupation worker visa and TN (Treaty NAFTA) visa which is only for Canadian or Mexican citizens.

Language Requirements for International Students

International students who want to apply to

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English by fulfilling either one of the criteria as mentioned below*:

  • TOEFL (iBT) - 100
  • TOEFL (PBT) - 600
  • TOEFL (CBT) - 250
  • IELTS - 7.0

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center offers English as a Second Language program in Dallas for adults as well.

*Individual courses may have different English language proficiency requirements

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Graduate Admissions

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center offers its students the options for graduate degree programs in the basic science or the clinical science division. The basic science division offers programs in biological chemistry, immunology, neuroscience, etc. The clinical science division offers programs in clinical psychology and clinical sciences. They also offer master's programs in health professions like Physical Assistant studies, clinical nutrition, etc. The general admission requirements are as follows:

How to apply: Online application or TMDSAS

Academic Requirements: Transcripts (if transcripts are not in English, a translated transcript is also required) from all institutions of higher learning that the applicant has attended, GRE scores (for some courses), 3 letters of recommendation, interview

Supporting Documents: English proficiency test scores, proof of financial ability or letter of the sponsor, copy of passport for international applicants

Some of the popular Graduate school Master’s courses available at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center are as follows -

CourseApplication PortalApplication deadlineApplication feeAcademic Requirements
Master of Clinical Nutrition- Coordinated programOnline applicationFebruary 1550 USDBachelor’s degree in any field, Minimum GPA of 3.0, personal statement, official, certified copies of academic records, 3 letters of recommendation, GRE scores Prerequisite courses
 
Master of Prosthetics-OrthoticsOPCASMid-July185 USDBachelor’s degree in any related field like biomechanical engineering, biology, applied physiology, etc. Minimum GPA of 3.0 Experience of visiting, shadowing, volunteering or work at a prosthetic-orthotic clinic Official , certified copies of academic records 3 letters of recommendation GRE scores Prerequisite courses Interview
Master in Radiation TherapyOnline applicationOctober 1185 USDBachelor’s degree, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 in natural science and overall, certified copies of academic records, 3 letters of recommendation, GRE scores, prerequisite courses with a minimum grade C, On-campus Interview, Evaluation and completion of 24-hour observation with a radiation therapist at either a clinic or hospital
Master of Physician Assistant StudiesCASPA online applicationSeptember 1179 USDBachelor’s degree with GPA of 3.0 (Required), certified copies of academic records, 3 letters of recommendation, GRE scores, prerequisite courses, hands-on experience in patient care (highly recommended)
Master of Physical TherapyPTCAS online applicationNovember 1155 USDBachelor’s degree, GPA of 3.0 (recommended), GRE, 3 letters of recommendation, Prerequisite courses

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center accepts students based on their academic performance history (including GPA), recommendations from mentors and/or professors, personal statement and the indicated motivation, along with prior experience in scientific research, integrity, socioeconomic background, and English language proficiency.

Applicants are informed about the admission decision from October onwards. The applications are processed on a rolling basis in the order as received.

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