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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:
|Application Portal||Online Application|
|Application Fee||185 USD|
|Payment Mode||Credit card (preferred), electronic funds transfer/ACH|
|MCAT average score||515|
|Intake Seasons||Fall, Summer and Spring|
|Academic Calenders||Semester based|
|Financial Aid||Student loans, Federal aid, Scholarships, Grants|
Applicants must take care of the following deadlines while applying for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical College Center Admissions.
*Please note that the individual deadlines may vary by program.
The following are the requirements that need to be fulfilled by an international applicant for an F-1 visa:
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.
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*:
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 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 -
|Course||Application Portal||Application deadline||Application fee||Academic Requirements|
|Master of Clinical Nutrition- Coordinated program||Online application||February 15||50 USD||Bachelor’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-Orthotics||OPCAS||Mid-July||185 USD||Bachelor’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 Therapy||Online application||October 1||185 USD||Bachelor’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 Studies||CASPA online application||September 1||179 USD||Bachelor’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 Therapy||PTCAS online application||November 1||155 USD||Bachelor’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.