The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,522
2.03% growth from 2018
2017 Student Loan
0.947%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
3,354
69.1% Full-Time

About

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 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 at Galveston were Registered Nursing (401 degrees awarded), Clinical Laboratory Technologist (55 degrees), and Respiratory Care Therapist (23 degrees).

In 2019, 1,267 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. 74.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (634 degrees), 2.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (253 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is $6,522, which is $−7,978 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is $6,522, which is $−7,978 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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

In 2019, 34% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,522
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was $6,522. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is $−7,978 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

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2019 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
49%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

34% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 5.56% with respect to 2018, when 36% 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.
0.947%
2017 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was 0.947%, which represents 7 out of the 739 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 at Galveston has a total enrollment of 3,354 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is 2,317 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,037. This means that 69.1% of students enrolled at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.2% White, 20.3% Asian, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.53% Black or African American, 2.74% Two or More Races, 0.239% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.179% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.6%) and Asian Female (15.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.4%), followed by White Male (18.5%) and Asian Female (12.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,354 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is 2,317 and the part-time enrollment is 1,037. This means that 69.1% of students enrolled at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

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 at Galveston was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 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
    1,515
  2. Asian
    680
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    608

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is 45.2% White, 20.3% Asian, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 8.53% Black or African American, 2.74% Two or More Races, 0.239% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.179% 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 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 613 more women than men received degrees from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is white (634 degrees awarded). There were 2.51 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (253 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is Registered Nursing (401 degrees awarded), followed by Clinical Laboratory Technologist (55 degrees) and Respiratory Care Therapist (23 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (1,212 degrees awarded), Biology (48 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 at Galveston are Registered nurses (1,465,841 people), Physicians (511,816 people), Pharmacists (190,638 people), Medical & health services managers (187,921 people), and Other managers (186,598 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are Health (1,212 degrees awarded), Biology (48 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 at Galveston are Surgeons, Actuaries, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are Health (1,212 degrees awarded), Biology (48 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 at Galveston are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,921,751 people), Offices of physicians (429,423 people), Elementary & secondary schools (409,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (401,803 people), and Outpatient care centers (322,895 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are Health (1,212 degrees awarded), Biology (48 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 at Galveston.
Most Common
  1. 401 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 23 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was Registered Nursing with 401 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

327
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
940
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 327 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, which is 0.348 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (940).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 136 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in Medicine, which is 1.35 times more than the 101 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 333 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in Registered Nursing, which is 4.9 times more than the 68 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 at Galveston is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    634 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    253 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    182 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is white (634 degrees awarded). There were 2.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (253 degrees).

3.87% of degree recipients (49 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    486 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    186 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    148 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is white female (486 degrees awarded). There were 2.61 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (186 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has an endowment valued at nearly $613M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $72M (11.7%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston had a total salary expenditure of $2.29B. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston employs 71 Assistant professors, 34 Associate professors, and 12 Professors. Most academics at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are Female Assistant professors (59), Female Associate professors(26), and Male Assistant professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are: Management, with 277 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 229 employees, and Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 220 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$613M
2019 Endowment
0.43%
growth from 2018

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has an endowment valued at about $613M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston grew 0.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $603M 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. $132M - Federal
  2. $10.9M - State
  3. $787k - Local

As of 2019, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston received $132M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.9M from state grants and contracts, and $787k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.09B
2019 Salaries
3.43%
growth from 2018

In 2019, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston paid a median of $1.09B in salaries, which represents 47.8% of their overall expenditure ($2.29B) and a 3.43% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.19% growth from 2017 and a 6.74% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.7M
Instructional Salaries
117
Number of Employees

In 2019, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston paid a total of $12.7M to 117 employees working as instructors, which represents 1.17% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
71 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
277 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston were Assistant professor with 71 employees; Associate professor with 34 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston were Management with 277 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 229 employees; and Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 220 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston was Female Assistant professor with 59 employees, Female Associate professor with 26 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 at Galveston.

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