UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS - ADMISSION

San Antonio, TexasLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  3277Enrollment

University of Texas Health Science Center Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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The university is located at San Antonio, in the USA. It offers not only quality healthcare but also provides various opportunities to students and professionals. Consists of major schools such as School of Nursing, School of Dentistry, School of Health Professions, School of Medicine and School of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering.

  • Admissions are invited for fall and spring semester.
  • The application portal for programs vary.
  • International applicants must provide credit and transcript evaluations.

Highlights

Application PortalOfficial Website
Application Fee (non-refundable)Varies by program
TOEFL Code3383
Mode of PaymentCredit card, Electronic Check
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsSpring, Summer, Fall
Financial AidScholarships, Loans, Grants, Tuition Waivers

UTHSCSA Admission Deadlines

All International students must keep the following deadlines in mind, before applying:

For undergraduate admissions :

Term/SemesterDeadline(by School)
Undergraduate
FallDecember 31 (Dentistry) July 2
June 15 (Health Professions)
February 1 (Nursing)
SpringNovember 1 (Health Professions)
August 1 (Nursing)
SummerApril 2 (Health Professions)
December 15 (Nursing)
Postgraduate
FallApril 1 and March 1 (Biomedical)
October 14 (Health Professions)
February 1 (Nursing)
SpringSeptember 1 (Biomedical)
SummerFebruary 15 (Medicine)

UTHSCSA International Admission

International applicants are required to submit additional documents, complete the visa process, and submit proof of English language for admissions at Center. The details of the additional requirements are mentioned below:

Admission Requirements for International Applicants

  • Official Transcripts
  • Transcript evaluation by NACES
  • Translations of the transcripts, if required
  • GPA- 2.5
  • English Proficiency scores
  • Financial Support Documents
  • Visa and Passport copy

English Proficiency Test Scores

International students must submit TOEFL and IELTS Academic scores as proof of English language proficiency. For the different bachelor programs offered by the center, the minimum score requirements vary. The details are mentioned below:

TestMinimum Required Score
Bachelor in Nursing
TOEFLpBT- 550
iBT- 68
IELTS6.5
BS Medical Laboratory Science
TOEFL560
IELTS80
BS Respiratory Care
TOEFL560
IELTS90

Visa Process for International Students

The university will issue the Form 1-20 to the students. Submit the following to obtain it:

  • Copy of acceptance letter
  • Passport copy
  • Documentation of Finances and Funding
  • Additional documents
  • To obtain a Visa, students must consult their nearest US Embassy.
  • Apply for a Visa Interview
  • Pay Visa Application Fee
  • Pay SEVIS fee

UTHSCSA Undergraduate Admissions

The Health Science Center at San Antonio offers seven bachelor’s study areas. The admissions requirements for these are similar. The details are mentioned below:

Where to Apply: There are two major bachelor degrees offered, BN and BS. The admissions portal for both are different.

NursingCAS Portal for Bachelor’s in Nursing applicants

AHCSA Portal for Bachelor’s in Science applicants

Admission requirements:

  • High school transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • English Proficiency scores for International students
  • GPA scores
  • Bachelors of Nursing Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0, while applicants for Bachelors of Science must have a GPA of 2.5.
  • Interviews for nursing applicants are mandatory.
  • Nursing applicants must take TEAS test
    • Minimum score required: 65

UTHSCSA Graduate Admissions

UTHSCSA offers a wide range of graduate programs in study areas like Nursing, Dental hygiene, Biomedical Engineering, Respiratory Care, Medical Health Physics, etc. General and specific admission requirements are mentioned below:

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Master of Biomedical EngineeringGraduate School ApplicationApril 190 USDGPA of 3.0; LORTOEFL (Written): 560
(Internet): 79
Masters if Cell System & AnatomyOnline ApplicationApril 1590 USDGPA of 3.0; GRE- 308,
DAT- 19, MCAT- 500.
TOEFL (pBT): 550,
(iBT): 68;
IELTS- 6.5
Master of Science in Medical Laboratory ScienceAHCSA PortalApplications are available currently95 USDGPA of 2.5, 2 LOR, Interview,
Supplemental Application.
TOEFL (Written): 560
(Internet): 80
Master of Science in NursingOfficial WebsiteFebruary 195USDGPA of 3.0TOEFL (Written): 550
(Internet): 68

Supporting Documents: Official transcripts, Statement of Research, Personal Essay.

The admissions policy at the health center is open. The applicants are suggested to fulfill the minimum admission requirements for enhancing their chances of admissions. It is important for applicants to ensure that they apply through correct application portals as there are varied application portal for different UG and PG degrees.

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