The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$8,841
2022 Enrolled Students
5,354
65.3% Full-Time

About

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is a higher education institution located in Harris County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston were Registered Nursing (396 degrees awarded) and Dental Hygiene (25 degrees).

In 2022, 1,723 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. 73.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (560 degrees), 1.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (401 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is $8,841, which is $−6,100 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is $8,841, which is $−6,101 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$8,841
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was $8,841. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is $−6,101 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 40.8% with respect to 2021, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 868 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston had a total enrollment of 5,354 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is 3,494 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,860. This means that 65.3% of students enrolled at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.6% White, 20% Asian, 18.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Black or African American, 2.15% Two or More Races, 0.112% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0374% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.6%), followed by Asian Female (24.5%) and White Female (17.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (19.6%), followed by Asian Female (13.7%) and White Male (11.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,354 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is 3,494 and the part-time enrollment is 1,860. This means that 65.3% of students enrolled at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,637 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    1,070 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,004 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is 30.6% White, 20% Asian, 18.8% Hispanic or Latino, 10.9% Black or African American, 2.15% Two or More Races, 0.112% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0374% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 242 students (4.52%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 825 more women than men received degrees from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is white (560 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (401 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is Registered Nursing (396 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Hygiene (25 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (264 degrees awarded), Health (1,433 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (16 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are Registered nurses (1,513,159 people), Physicians (558,665 people), Other managers (501,026 people), Software developers (475,690 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (354,920 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2022 are Biology (264 degrees awarded), Health (1,433 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (16 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (5 degrees), and Engineering (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are Biology (264 degrees awarded), Health (1,433 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (16 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (5 degrees), and Engineering (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,117,371 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (598,998 people), Elementary & secondary schools (594,209 people), Computer Systems Design (548,550 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (463,129 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are Biology (264 degrees awarded), Health (1,433 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (16 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (5 degrees), and Engineering (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 185 degrees awarded
  2. 146 degrees awarded
  3. 107 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was Family Practice Nurse with 185 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

449
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,274
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 449 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, which is 0.352 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,274).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 113 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in Medicine, which is 0.958 times less than the 118 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 339 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in Registered Nursing, which is 5.95 times more than the 57 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    560 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    401 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    345 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is white (560 degrees awarded). There were 1.4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (401 degrees).

4.53% of degree recipients (78 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    396 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    294 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    266 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is white female (396 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (294 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has an endowment valued at nearly $899M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.9%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston had a total salary expenditure of 2.14B. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston employs 185 Assistant professors, 128 Associate professors and 87 Professors. Most academics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are Female Assistant professor (126), Female Associate professor (72), and Male Assistant professor (59).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are: Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 563 employees, Management, with 474 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 411 employees.

Endowment

$899M
2022 Endowment
5.36%
growth from 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has an endowment valued at about $899M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston grew 5.36% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $888M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $239M - Federal
  2. $13.3M - State
  3. $612M - Local

As of 2022, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston received $239M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.3M from state grants and contracts, and $612M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$1.32B
2022 Salaries
9.39%
growth from 2021

In 2022, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston paid a median of $1.32B in salaries, which represents 61.9% of their overall expenditure ($2.14B) and a 9.39% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$52.1M
Instructional Salaries
426
Number of Employees

In 2022, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston paid a total of $52.1M to 426 employees working as instructors, which represents 3.94% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
185 Employees
Healthcare Practioners and Technical
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
563 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston were Assistant professor with 185 employees, Associate professor with 128 employees, and Professor with 87 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston were Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 563 employees, Management with 474 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 411 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was Female Assistant professor with 126 employees, Female Associate professor with 72 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 59 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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