The University of Texas Medical Branch

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,095
2.47% growth from 2016
2016 Student Loan
0.636%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
3,302
68.8% Full-Time

About

The University of Texas Medical Branch is a higher education institution located in Galveston County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Texas Medical Branch were Registered Nursing (389 degrees awarded), Clinical Laboratory Technologist (38 degrees), and Respiratory Care Therapist (21 degrees).

In 2017, 1,189 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas Medical Branch. 75.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (607 degrees), 2.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (213 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas Medical Branch is $6,095, which is $-7,905 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas Medical Branch is $6,095, which is $-7,905 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2017, 45% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 50% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,095
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas Medical Branch was $6,095. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas Medical Branch is $-7,905 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

45%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
50%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

45% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas Medical Branch received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 4.26% with respect to 2016, when 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.636%
2016 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas Medical Branch was 0.636%, which represents 5 out of the 786 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas Medical Branch has a total enrollment of 3,302 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas Medical Branch is 2,273 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,029. This means that 68.8% of students enrolled at The University of Texas Medical Branch are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas Medical Branch, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.7% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 17.5% Asian, 8.09% Black or African American, 2.45% Two or More Races, 0.242% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.121% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas Medical Branch in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.1%) and Asian Female (10.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (27.5%), followed by White Male (19.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.83%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas Medical Branch, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,302 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas Medical Branch is 2,273 and the part-time enrollment is 1,029. This means that 68.8% of students enrolled at The University of Texas Medical Branch are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Texas Medical Branch was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), The University of Texas Medical Branch had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,508
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    589
  3. Asian
    579

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas Medical Branch is 45.7% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 17.5% Asian, 8.09% Black or African American, 2.45% Two or More Races, 0.242% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.121% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 615 more women than men received degrees from The University of Texas Medical Branch. The majority of degree recipients at The University of Texas Medical Branch are white (607 degrees awarded). There were 2.85 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (213 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas Medical Branch is Registered Nursing (389 degrees awarded), followed by Clinical Laboratory Technologist (38 degrees) and Respiratory Care Therapist (21 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Texas Medical Branch, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (1,147 degrees awarded), Biology (35 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (7 degrees).

Workforce

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 Medical Branch are Registered nurses (1,377,383 people), Physicians (507,455 people), Medical & health services managers (186,069 people), Pharmacists (184,403 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (177,609 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas Medical Branch are Health (1,147 degrees awarded), Biology (35 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (7 degrees).

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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 Medical Branch are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Podiatrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas Medical Branch are Health (1,147 degrees awarded), Biology (35 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (7 degrees).

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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 Medical Branch are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,903,214 people), Elementary & secondary schools (420,213 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (392,997 people), Offices of physicians (375,280 people), and Outpatient care centers (277,463 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas Medical Branch are Health (1,147 degrees awarded), Biology (35 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (7 degrees).

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Degrees

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 Medical Branch.
Most Common
  1. 389 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 38 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 21 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas Medical Branch was Registered Nursing with 389 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 287
  2. 902

In 2017, 287 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas Medical Branch, which is 0.318 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (902).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 121 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Medicine, which is 1.22 times more than the 99 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 341 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Registered Nursing, which is 7.1 times more than the 48 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas Medical Branch is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    607 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    213 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    180 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas Medical Branch is white (607 degrees awarded). There were 2.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (213 degrees).

2.1% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    468 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    165 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    139 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Texas Medical Branch is white female (468 degrees awarded). There were 2.84 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (165 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas Medical Branch has an endowment valued at nearly $575M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $102M (17.8%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, The University of Texas Medical Branch had a total salary expenditure of $2.07B. The University of Texas Medical Branch employs 74 Assistant professors, 31 Associate professors, and 9 Professors. Most academics at The University of Texas Medical Branch are Female Assistant professors (62), Female Associate professors(25), and Male Assistant professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas Medical Branch are: Office and Administrative Support, with 252 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 247 employees, and Management with 234 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$575M
2017 Endowment
7.64%
growth from 2016

The University of Texas Medical Branch has an endowment valued at about $575M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas Medical Branch grew 7.64% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $565M 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. $127M - Federal
  2. $12.2M - State
  3. $2.02M - Local

As of 2017, The University of Texas Medical Branch received $127M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $12.2M from state grants and contracts, and $2.02M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.03B
2017 Salaries
6.74%
growth from 2016

In 2017, The University of Texas Medical Branch paid a median of $1.03B in salaries, which represents 50% of their overall expenditure ($2.07B) and a 6.74% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.39% growth from 2015 and a 6.67% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.9M
Instructional Salaries
116
Number of Employees

In 2017, The University of Texas Medical Branch paid a total of $11.9M to 116 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.15% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $17.5M (13.8%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
74 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
252 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas Medical Branch were Assistant professor with 74 employees; Associate professor with 31 employees; and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas Medical Branch were Office and Administrative Support with 252 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 247 employees; and Management with 234 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas Medical Branch was Female Assistant professor with 62 employees, Female Associate professor with 25 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The University of Texas Medical Branch.

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