UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS M. D. ANDERSON CANCER CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS

Houston, TexasLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1941Established Year

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s establishment came to be in 1941 as part of the University of Texas. Ranked as the top hospital for cancer care in the country by U.S. News & World Report, MD Anderson is the first of its kind to combine cancer education, research, and treatment.

Highlights

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1941
No. of Campuses1
No. of Residence HallsNo
Cost of Attendance$2,000 per semester (15 credit hour)
Applications AcceptedOnline
Intake TypeAnnual, Fall
Mode of ProgramOnline, Weekend and Hybrid

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Programs, Campus and Residence

  • School of Health Professions at MD Anderson offers 12-degree programs in allied health services at UG and PG levels. GSBS (Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences) offers MS and Ph. D programs in a broad spectrum of biomedical sciences to international students.
  • MD Anderson is situated in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. The GSBS campus is considered to be among the world's largest and best-equipped facilities for biomedical science training and clinical research.
  • International students are not offered residence at MD Anderson. However, 2 well-equipped, separate apartment complexes at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston consider accommodation requests of enrolled students.
  • University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Admissions Process

  • Application: International applicants can apply online. For SPH apply online at https://apply.uth.tmc.edu/psp/applyuth/APPLYUTH/CS_20/h/?tab=UT_CS_NVT_APPLY_SIGNON while GSBS candidates have to register at https://utgsbs.embark.com/auth/login.
  • Application deadline:
  1. Application Deadline for UG courses at SHP (Fall 2019 intake): May 1.
  2. MS in Diagnostics Genetics: September 15 – April 1 for Fall intake.
  3. Application deadlines for MS Radiological Sciences: May 1 – October 15.
  4. Deadline for receipt of all application materials for Ph.D. at GSBS is December 1, 2019.
  5. MS program in Biomedical Sciences is April 1, 2020.
  • General requirements: Minimum overall GPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0, official academic transcripts, TOEFL Score, GRE score (for Graduate Programs), personal essay, recommendations.
  • Additional requirements: CV/Resume, research statement, list of published work, passport copy, insurance documentation, and valid student Visa.
  • English Proficiency Test: Minimum English test scores required for admission are given below:
English proficiency testsScore
TOEFL (iBT)80 (UG) 95 (PG)
TOEFL (pBT)550

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Cost of Attendance

For international students, the Cost of attendance includes expenses like tuition fee, accommodation, books & material and travel. The details of these expenses are mentioned below:

Tuition fee

The estimated Tuition fee per semester (for 15 credit hours) is tabulated below:

InstituteFee (USD)
SHP8250
GSBS9,555

Accommodation Cost

Housing PhaseCost (USD)
Phase I600 – 945
Phase II745 – 1,150
Phase III820 – 1,250

Other Expenses

Type of ExpenseCost (USD)/month
Room and Board1,702.00
Transport222.00
Miscellaneous275.00
Total2,199.00

Financial Aid

Merit-based scholarships are offered to international students studying in SHP and GSBS. These scholarships offer awards to freshman students.

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University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population502
FAFSA Code017249
Application Cost$45
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$16,068 / Year

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Attendance Cost

$16,068

Attendance Cost

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$16,068 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Medicine ProgramsJoint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Dentistry ProgramsAmerican Dental Association
Clinical Science ProgramsAssociation for Clinical Pastoral Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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