Texas has several universities that offer world-renowned medical programs. So if you are looking to stay close to home, you don’t have to worry about compromising your medical education. If you are considering applying to medical school in Texas check out these top-tier state universities:
Baylor College Of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine is nationally ranked as the 18th best school for research and the 24th best school for primary care. The medical program is tough to get into and only has a 2.8% acceptance rate. Baylor is best known for its research programs that are done in partnership with Rice University. So if you are looking to get into a research-heavy specialty, Baylor is a great option. Another great program is the combination M.D. and M.B.A that partners with the Jones School of Management for any student looking to get into the business end of medicine. The cost of in-state tuition is $17,498 annually.
University Of Texas SW Medical Center
University Of Texas SW Medical Center is ranked as the 22nd best school for research and the 31st best school for primary care in the country. It has also won a Nobel Prize for discovering the cholesterol mechanism, so it is a world-famous institution. University Of Texas SW Medical Center has decent acceptance rate of 5.6% of all applicants. The medical program is known for their biomedical communication and cancer specialties, so if you are looking to work in these fields it is an ideal program. The school also works with Parkland Memorial Hospital, St. Paul University Hospital, and Children’s Medical Center Dallas, so there are a lot of options for practical experience. The cost of in-state tuition is $17,843 annually.
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston is ranked as the 56th best school for research and 62nd best school for primary care in the country. It also has a decent acceptance rank of 5.5% of all applicants. Though not as highly ranked as the other two options, it has one of the largest faculty rates in the country and has higher than average rate of research funding, so you will get plenty of educational opportunities. University of Texas Medical School at Houston is known for their family medicine and pediatrics programs, as well as their anesthesiology and radiology programs, so it is a great option for students interested in those specialties. The cost of in-state tuition is $15,025 annually, making it the most affordable of the three options.
Any of these three Texas schools will be a great choice for students looking to stay in state for their medical education. If you are thinking about applying to any of these schools, consider working with Proscribe first. Working with us as a medical scribe will help you get the skills, references, and experience with the local population you need to get into these great schools. So contact us today to see how working with Proscribe can help your medical career!