Baylor College of Medicine is a life sciences institute and a school of Baylor University located in the heart of the world’s largest medical center (Texas Medical Centre). It is known to be the least expensive private medical school in America. According to the US News and World Ranking Survey (2019), it holds 16th position among Best Medical Schools: Research; and is ranked 5th in Best Medical Schools: Primary Care.
Programs, Campus and Residence
- The university embodies four different schools: Baylor College of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Allied Health Sciences and the National School of Tropical Medicine. These schools combined offer a varied range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. Research and internship opportunities are also available.
- The University campus is spread across 1000 acres and situated in Texas Medical Center in Houston. 35% of the total students reside in college provided housing and it is required of all freshmen to stay on-campus. The University provides assistance in finding off-campus housing.
Baylor College of Medicine Admission Process
Candidates seeking admission to Baylor College of Medicine can apply through AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service) or AACOMA (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medical Application)
|Requirements||Official High School Transcripts, GPA|
|Additional Requirements||LOR, Personal Essay (considered)|
|Application Fee||$100 (non-refundable)|
|Application Deadlines||Regular- February 1, Early Action- November 1|
Cost and Scholarships
Cost of Education
|Tuition and Fees||$45,542|
|Room and Board||$12,595|
- Medical school scholarships are provided at Baylor College of Medicine to outstanding students.
- In order to avail scholarships at different schools of the university, students should fill scholarship application forms and submit them before the deadlines (information for various scholarship schemes and their respective deadlines can be accessed at the college’s official website).
Funding at Baylor College of medicine is limited and cannot be guaranteed every year. The university provides grants on the basis of need and financial background of the candidates is kept in mind.