The University Of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Overview of The University Of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

MD Anderson is in a large city, in Houston, TX. The school is classified as a public college. Students at MD Anderson earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include medicine.

MD Anderson Selectivity

MD Anderson does not admit all applicants.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at MD Anderson are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Body

MD Anderson, in 2007-2008, had 139 students (133 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public."

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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