Part of the University of Texas System
The School of Medicine, ranked one of the top three in the United States for Hispanic students by Hispanic Business magazine, has a strong and supportive faculty and numerous opportunities for building clinical and research skills. Our medical research institutes and nationally recognized cancer treatment programs combine education and research to provide some of the country's most innovative care.
Established in 1969, the School of Nursing has been educating students to become future nurses and leaders in the field through our innovative teaching, quality research, compassionate care and community service for our South Texas community and the world.
The Dental School educates oral health care providers and scientists, engages in biomedical and clinical research to improve the oral health of the public, provides state-of-the-art patient care, enhances community awareness of oral health issues and practices, and addresses health disparities among the population.
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offers opportunities ranging from undergraduate research programs to our Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program. The South Texas Research Facility gives researchers a state-of-the-art place to work.
The School of Health Professions makes lives better by promoting health and wellness through excellence in education, research, patient care and service. The school includes six departments: Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Emergency Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physical Therapy and Respiratory Care.
The university also offers joint programs in public health with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, in pharmacy with The University of Texas at Austin, in biomedical engineering with The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), and in translational science with UTSA, UT Austin and the UT School of Public Health (San Antonio Regional Campus).