Best Medical Schools in Texas

By | April 29, 2018

Welcome to Texas best medical schools. Our rankings are based on alumni reviews, research scores received, peer institution assessment and admissions statistics including averaged MCAT scores, undergraduate GPA as well as acceptance rates. Below we list top medical schools in Texas that are top ranked nationally. You can find tuition cost, total enrollment and composite MCAT score for each school.

  • TIMEDICTIONARY: Overview of major cities and towns in Texas. Includes history, population and geographical map of Texas.

Best Medical Schools in Texas

National Ranking Best Medical Programs
20 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas, TX)
Acceptance rate: 9.2%
MCAT composite score: 11.3
Tuition: Full-time: $15,210 (in-state), Full-time: $28,310 (out-of-state)
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.80
Total medical school enrollment: 932
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 2.2:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $202.4University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
21 Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX)
Acceptance rate: 6.6%
MCAT composite score: 11.2
Tuition: Full-time: $19,650
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.80
Total medical school enrollment: 728
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 2.7:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $274.2

Baylor College of Medicine

56 University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston (Houston, TX)
Acceptance rate: 12.0%
MCAT composite score: 10.3
Tuition: Full-time: $12,775 (in-state), Full-time: $25,875 (out-of-state)
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.73
Total medical school enrollment: 942
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 1.0:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $70.3

University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Medical Center

68 University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio (San Antonio, TX)
Acceptance rate: 13.7%
MCAT composite score: 10.1
Tuition: Full-time: $14,500 (in-state), Full-time: $27,182 (out-of-state)
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.61
Total medical school enrollment: 884
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 1.4:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $78.6

University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

84 Texas A&M Health Science Center (Bryan, TX)
Acceptance rate: 20.4%
MCAT composite score: 9.7
Tuition: Full-time: $12,350 (in-state), Full-time: $25,450 (out-of-state)
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.63
Total medical school enrollment: 633
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 1.8:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $14.8

Texas A&M Health Science Center

109 University of North Texas Health Science Center (Fort Worth, TX)
Acceptance rate: 22.1%
MCAT composite score: 9.1
Tuition: Full-time: $12,186 (in-state), Full-time: $26,804 (out-of-state)
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.59
Total medical school enrollment: 800
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 0.5:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $18.3

University of North Texas Health Science Center

Some National Historic Landmarks in Texas

  • The Alamo Mission in San Antonio, where one of the most important and famous battles of the Texas War of Independence took place February 23–March 6, 1836. Built in 1718.
  • Palace of the Spanish Governor in San Antonio, built in 1722.
  • Piedras Creek Aqueduct, built in 1731 by Franciscan friars in what is now the city of San Antonio to irrigate fields near Mission San Francisco de la Espada (now part of Mission San Antonio National Historical Park).
  • Presidio La Bahia is a Spanish fort in the modern city of Golied, built in the forties of the 18th century.
  • Fort Brown, located near the city of Brownsville, was the first outpost of the US Army in Texas, built in 1846.
  • Woodland is a house in the city of Huntsville, where prominent politician Sam Houston lived for several years. Built in 1847.
  • The historic district of the city of Roma, where the buildings of the mid-19th century are well preserved.
  • Fort Belknap near the town of Newcastle, built in 1851 to protect the borders of Texas from Indian raids.
  • Ranch King in the Kingsville area is the largest ranch in the United States; its area is larger than that of the state of Rhode Island. Founded in 1852.
  • The Texas Governor’s Mansion in Austin, built in 1854.
  • The East End Historic District in the city of Galveston, where many residential buildings from the second half of the 19th century have been preserved.
  • Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio is one of the largest military bases in the US South. Built in 1876.
  • The Texas State Capitol in Austin, built in 1888.
  • Spindletop is an oil field near the city of Beaumont. It was from here that the Texas oil boom began in 1901.
  • The house-museum of the famous politician Sam Rayburn in the city of Bonham. Built in 1916.
  • Hangar 9 at Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio is the oldest surviving aircraft hangar in the United States. Built in 1918.
  • House of the 32nd US Vice President John Garner in Uwald. Built in 1920.
  • The Majestic Theater in San Antonio is one of the largest theaters in the United States. Built in 1929.
  • Highland Park Village in the city of Highland Park is one of the first malls in the United States and is still in operation today. Built in 1931.
  • Bastrop State Park near the city of the same name, created in 1933-39 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and considered an outstanding example of park architecture of its time.
  • Fair Park is one of the buildings of the Texas Centenary Exhibition in Dallas, built in the Art Deco style in 1936.
  • Dealey Plaza Historic District in Dallas, where 35th US President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.
  • Apollo Mission Control Center in Houston. Created in 1965.