Medical Schools in Texas

Medical Schools in Texas

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Check out our list of the medical schools in Texas to see if one of these schools is a good fit for you. Don’t forget: You’ll use TMDSAS to apply for both allopathic programs and osteopathic programs in Texas.

Use the MedSchoolCoach Med School Explorer to see more detailed information about interview formats, secondary essays, and classes sizes. This tool will also give you an estimate of how well of an academic fit you’d be to each school you explore.

SchoolCity, StateMedian GPAMedian MCATProgramIn-State TuitionOut-of-State Tuition
Baylor College of MedicineHouston, Texas3.93518MD$67,248.00$80,901.00
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at DallasDallas, Texas3.93518MD$53,209.00$66,309.00
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of MedicineSan Antonio, Texas3.88518MD$50,962.00$68,674.00
McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonHouston, Texas3.86512MD$49,060.00$58,600.00
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of MedicineCollege Station, Texas3.84512MD$50,282.00$63,788.00
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of MedicineLubbock, Texas3.92511MD$54,030.00$67,130.00
University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical SchoolAustin, Texas3.89515MD$56,891.00$71,211.00
University of Houston Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of MedicineHouston, Texas3.77514MD$51,134.00$65,342.00
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of MedicineEl Paso, Texas3.93513MD$52,537.00$67,488.00
University of Texas Medical Branch John Sealy School of MedicineGalveston, Texas3.89513MD$55,050.00$69,760.00
Anne Burnett Marion School of Medicine at TCUFort Worth, Texas3.73510MD$96,828.00$96,828.00
The University of Texas at Tyler School of MedicineTyler, Texas3.5507MD$22,382.00N/A
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of MedicineEdinburg, Texas3.71508MD$51,190.00$64,290.00
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic MedicineFort Worth, Texas3.71507DO$13,078.00$28,766.00
Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic MedicineConroe, Texas3.69506DO$55,000.00$55,000.00
University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic MedicineSan Antonio, Texas3.61502DO$58,000.00$58,000.00

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FAQ About Medical Schools in Texas

What is the best medical school for psychiatry in Texas?

Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas  is often highly regarded for the psychiatry program, amongst other specialities.

What is the easiest medical schools to get into in Texas? 

The medical school in Texas with the highest acceptance rate is University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. All medical schools are competitive to get into. Texas only accepts 10% of out-of-state applicants and can be extremely competitive if you don’t live in the state.

Is there an HBCU medical school in Texas?

There are currently no HBCU medical schools in Texas.

Are there any medical schools in Fort Worth, TX?

Fort Worth is home to the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and coming in 2024, the Anne Burnett Marion School of Medicine at TCU.

Are there any medical schools in El Paso, TX?

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is located in El Paso, TX.

What are the Texas medical school requirements?

Texas medical schools have many of the same application requirements as AMCAS and AACOMAS. Each school will have their own specific prerequisites, GPA, and MCAT requirements. You can check with TMDSAS or the Med School Explorer to see if you’d be a good match for a school.

Are there any new medical schools in Texas?

The University of Texas at Tyler School of Medicine opened in July of 2023, making it the newest medical school in Texas. That title will be short-lived however as Texas Christian University is set to open the Ann Burnett Marion School of Medicine in the summer of 2024.

What are the acceptance rates of Texas medical schools? 

Acceptance rates for most Texas medical schools fall in the 7-9% range. There are outliers on the lower end like Baylor with an acceptance rate closer to 4% or the University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School with only a 2.3% acceptance rate, and on the higher end with 12.4% being the acceptance rate of University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Are there any medical schools in San Antonio, Texas?

There are medical schools in San Antonio, including the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine

Are there any medical schools in Houston, TX?

Baylor College of Medicine, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and University of Houston Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine are all in Houston.

Are there any medical schools in  Austin, Texas?

Austin is home to the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin.

Does Texas have osteopathic medical schools? 

Texas has 3 osteopathic medical schools. They are the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, and the Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Conroe.

Does Texas have cheap medical schools?

While “cheap” is relative, Texas medical schools are generally more affordable for in-state residents, with some of the lowest tuition rates in the country, particularly at public institutions.

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