There are 9 medical schools in Texas from which premeds are able to choose. Future medical students may be pleased to hear that 7 of the 10 cheapest medical schools in the United States are located in Texas. The most expensive medical school in Texas is Baylor, whose tuition and fees amount a little more than $19,000 per year. In contrast, the average cost of medical school attendance across the U.S. in around $30,000. However, it is important to note that medical schools in Texas utilize a slightly different application process and many of the schools have slightly different requirements. First of all, students applying to allopathic (M.D.) medical schools in Texas must use TMDAS instead of AMCAS. By state mandate, medical schools in Texas must fill 90% of their incoming classes with students that are considered residents of Texas.
What is TMDAS?
The Texas Medical and Dental School Application Service, or TMDSAS, is the centralized application processing service for applicants to the first-year entering classes at all of the public medical, dental and veterinary schools in the state of Texas.
Allopathic Medical Schools in Texas
There are currently 8 allopathic medical schools in Texas recognized by the AAMC.
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Health Science Center COM
8447 State Highway 47, Suite 3050
Bryan, TX 77807-3260
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
4800 Alberta Ave.
El Paso, TX 79905
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
3601 4th Street, MS 6207
Lubbock, TX 79430
The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
Mail Code 7790
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0133
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
6431 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390
Phone: (214)648-2509 (0)
Osteopathic Medical Schools in Texas
There is currently 1 osteopathic medical school in Texas recognized by the AACOM.
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Office of Admissions and Outreach
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2699
Phone: (817) 735-2204
Toll Free: (800) 535-TCOM (8266)
Fax: (817) 735-2225
E-mail: [email protected]