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University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) is an institute of health science education and research, located in the South Texas Medical Center.
UTHSCSA is the largest health sciences university in South Texas. Located in the South Texas Medical Center, it serves San Antonio and all of the 50,000 square mile (130,000 km2) area of central and south Texas. It extends to campuses in the metropolitan border communities of Laredo and the Rio Grande Valley.
With 24,000 graduates, more than 3,000 students a year train in an environment that involves more than 100 affiliated hospitals, clinics and health care facilities in South Texas. The university offers over 65 degrees, the majority of them being graduate and professional degrees, in the biomedical and health sciences fields.

UTHSCSA is home to the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) – a major National Cancer Institute supported Center. The CTRC’s Institute for Drug Development (IDD) is internationally recognized for conducting the largest oncology Phase I clinical drug trials program in the world. Fifteen of the cancer drugs most recently approved by the Food & Drug Administration underwent development or testing at the IDD. Other noted programs include: structural biology, urology, nephrology, transplantation biology, and imaging/medical physics. It is ranked as the 14th largest medical school in the United States in terms of enrollment. The school publishes a periodic newsletter, The Mission.
In 2006, $263 million of facility upgrades were allocated for the campus by the University of Texas Board of Regents. This included a $150 million 200,000-square-foot (19,000 m2) South Texas Research Facility (designed by super architect Rafael Vinoly), scheduled for inauguration in 2011.

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Rankings

Schools and Colleges of University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Dental School
Community DentistryDental Diagnostic ScienceEndodonticsGeneral DentistryOral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOrthodonticsPediatric DentistryPeriodonticsProsthodonticsRestorative Dentistry.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
BiochemistryCellular and Structural BiologyMicrobiology and ImmunologyMolecular Medicine,PathologyPharmacologyPhysiologyRadiology.

School of Health Professions
Clinical Laboratory SciencesDeaf Education and Hearing ScienceDental HygieneDental Laboratory SciencesEmergency Health SciencesOccupational TherapyPhysician Assistant StudiesPhysical TherapyRespiratory Care.

Academic Programs: CytogeneticsDieteticsForensic/Analytic ToxicologyMedical Dosimetry.

School of Medicine
AnesthesiologyCardiothoracic SurgeryEpidemiology and BiostatisticsFamily and Community MedicineMedicineNeurologyNeurosurgeryObstetrics and GynecologyOphthalmologyOrthopaedics,OtolaryngologyPediatricsPsychiatryRadiologyRadiation OncologyRehabilitation MedicineSurgery,Urology.

School of Nursing
Family and Community Health SystemsHealth Restoration and Care Systems Management.

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Tuition and Fees

Students in the Professional Schools (School of Medicine and Dental

School) pay tuition and fees based upon the curriculum for an academic year. Additional

fees for Dental School students may be found on the Dental School Web site at http://dental.uthscsa.edu/admissions/DDS_financialinfo.php.

Undergraduate, Graduate, and post-Professional students (Advanced Dental

Education, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Health

Professions, and School of Nursing) pay tuition and fees based upon the hours for

which they register each semester.

Registration is not complete until tuition and fees are paid. A

late registration fee of $100 is assessed to students paying tuition and fees after the published first class day. To avoid the late registration fee, students

must pay or arrange for installments prior to the published first class day for the term.

Students who enroll in classes and do not pay tuition and fees prior to the published

census date of the term will be dropped from classes and

withdrawn from the university.

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action

of the Texas Legislature, UT System Board of Regents, or the university.

Tuition and fee changes become effective when enacted. Specific fee information can

be found in the UT Health Science Center Catalog.

Tuition & Fees 2009-2010:

Installment Payments

Payment of tuition and fees in installments is an option for students. The following alternatives are


Medical and Dental Students

Option 1  


Option 2


50% at


25% at


50% 1 week after the midpoint of the academic year 25% 8 weeks later
25% 1 week after the midpoint of the year
25% 30 days after the 3rd installment

Graduate and Undergraduate Students

(1) one-half payment of tuition and fees in advance of the beginning of the semester (registration)


(2) one-fourth payments prior to the sixth and eleventh class weeks.

All Students

A fee of $15 will be assessed for handling of installment

payments of tuition and fees, and a $10 fee will be assessed for each late


Late payments will result, at the university’s option, in one or

more of the following actions:

  • the student’s barring from class until payment is made;
  • withholding of credit if payment is not made by the end of the semester, with the universityadjusting records to reflect the student’s failure to have properly enrolled

    for that semester;

  • bar against readmission and withholding of grades, degree and official transcript; or
  • other remedies authorized by law.

Office of the Bursar Installment Due Dates

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