University Of North Texas Health Science Center

University Of North Texas Health Science Center

University of North Texas Health Science Center is a public university in Fort Worth, Texas that was founded in 1970 and is also known as UNTHSC. The university, which occupies a 33 acre campus, offers master's degrees and doctoral programs through the following schools and colleges:

  • Graduate School of Biomedical Science
  • School of Health Professions
  • School of Public Health
  • Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

University of North Texas Health Science Center has clubs for sports like soccer and basketball. It also has Greek organizations like Sigma Sigma Phi. In all, there are over forty clubs and organizations within the college campus. Students requiring financial help have a number of financial aid options. Scholarships like Western New York Osteopathic Medical Society Scholarship and the National Medical Fellowships Need Based Scholarship are available. Other options like waivers, loans, stipends and work study programs are also available.

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Contacting UNTHSC

University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Forth Worth , TX 76107-2699
General Phone: (817) 735-2000

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UNTHSC Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine191osteopathic medicine, public health
Science101biomedical sciences
Medical Support and Technology29physician assistant

Number of programs and degrees for UNTHSC in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree1613
Doctor's degree322
First-professional degree1281

UNTHSC Student Body

In 2007-2008, UNTHSC had a total enrollment of 1,153 students (611 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 57%
First Professional 43%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 10%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 17%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 1%
22-24 30%
25-29 44%
30-34 14%
35-39 5%
40-49 3%
50-64 3%

UNTHSC Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Westover Hills, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UNTHSC Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancenot required

UNTHSC Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
UNTHSC participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 976800)

UNTHSC Faculty

UNTHSC has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2214
Non-tenured and not on tenure track106103

UNTHSC Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Physician Assistant

Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (DO)
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Biomedical Sciences, General

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UNTHSC Highlights

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What Sets UNTHSC Apart:

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