The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

As a comprehensive health science university, the mission of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health.



Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care.


  • $222.7 million expended in sponsored projects
  • 1,010 new and continuing research awards received
  • $3.9 million in royalty and license fee income from research commercialization efforts


Our dedicated team includes world renowned researchers, highly respected educators & clinical practitioners and many other people dedicated to building healthier communities. Come see how you can be a part of a powerful mission.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.


Housing services

University Housing consists of two unique apartment communities. The 7900 Cambridge complex was built in 1982 and offers first and second floor units in one, two and three bedroom floor plans. The 1885 El Paseo property, which was built in 2005, is a contemporary style living environment with four floors of one and two bedroom apartments with a four story parking garage located in the middle of the complex.

Medical services

Student Health Services is available to all UTHealth students and their dependents. Also, MD Anderson Cancer Center (students only) of the School of Health Professions.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Located in the Texas Medical Center, considered the largest medical center in the world.
  • Consists of more than 60 owned buildings and leased facilities with a total of 4.6 million assignable square feet throughout the state

Sports facilities

The Recreation Center offers a variety of recreational and athletic facilities and equipment.Programs are designed for health, fitness, relaxation and fun.

Houston, Texas, United States