Health Professions Advising Center

UT Dallas Pre-Health Results and Statistics

UT Dallas offers a science curriculum and many opportunities for professional development, both on and off campus. The advising staff offers extensive support and personalized advising. With their help, highly motivated students enter professional schools at rates high above the national average.

UT Dallas Medical Admissions for Entry Year 2021

preparedness, compared to other UT Dallas med. applicants

% of students in that category*

placement rate in med. schools

Exceptional

20%

100%

Strong

43%

73%

Average

34%

51%

National average

36%

* Based on students who participated in the Health Professions Evaluation process
** Does not include acceptances at offshore schools.

UT Dallas is the #23 medical feeder school in America, and #3 in Texas—outranking many much larger universities!—according to the American Association of Medical Colleges.

HPAC Statistics (EY 2021)

Metric Statistic
Medical and dental applicants (for 2020 entry) 724
Admissions rate for students participating in full HPAC services 68%
Admissions rate for students participating in any HPAC services 55%
Admissions rate for students participating in no HPAC services 39%

Special Programs for Pre-Health Students

  • Free personal, academic, and career advising for UT Dallas students
  • Excellent academic preparation from nationally recognized faculty
  • Excellent opportunities to play significant roles in on-campus biomedical and engineering research
  • Hands-on learning opportunities throughout the Dallas area
  • Pre-health student organizations provide social, professional, and volunteer opportunities
  • Free special topic lectures from professional school admissions officers and outstanding professionals
  • Free seminars to develop your applications skills
  • Free science tutoring for pre-health students
  • suite of services to support applicants to professional schools
  • Living and Learning Communities for Pre-Health to provide select housing, social events, and academic contacts
  • A pre-health resource room provides a place for study and club meetings, and a library of pre-health resources and periodicals

Medical schools most entered by UTD students (2021)

UT Dallas students entered 50 medical schools across the country. The top 5 destinations were:

  1. UT Southwestern Medical School (Dallas)
  2. Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Ft. Worth)
  3. UT Health Long School of Medicine (San Antonio)
  4. UT Medical Branch (Galveston)
  5. Texas A&M College of Medicine (Bryan)