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Doctoral Program Data for M.D. Degree

In compliance with Texas Administrative Code, Title 19, Part 1, Chapter 5, Subchapter C, Rule §5.51 Publishing of Doctoral Program Data. Data last updated December 14, 2009

Number of Degrees Per Year (rolling 3 year average)

2007–2009: 199
2006–2008: 205

Graduation Rates (rolling 3 year average)

1997–1999: 95.5%
1998–2000: 95.0%

Average Time to Degree (rolling 3 year average)

1997–1999: 4.12 years
1998–2000: 4.11 years

Employment Profile (in field within one year of graduation)

Year Percent
2006–2007 99%
2007–2008 99%
2008–2009 99%

Admissions Criteria

Students should plan college course work with an emphasis on obtaining a broad education. It is important that evidence of scholarly interest and achievement in some branch of academic endeavor be demonstrated. The study of medicine is based upon science, so the medical student must be a capable student of science. While science majors are very appropriate, a liberal arts education is also an excellent basis for a medical career.

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Percentage Full-time Students (FTS) with Financial Support

Fiscal Year 2008–2009: 79.5%

Average Financial Support Provided

Fiscal Year 2008–2009: $28,710

Student-Core Faculty Ratio (rolling 3 year average)

Year Full-time
Student
Full-time
Faculty
Ratio
2006–2007 868 742 1.17
2007–2008 877 790 1.11
2008–2009 909 813 1.12

Core Faculty Publications (rolling 3 year average)

Average of the number of publications per core faculty receiving external funds

Year Quantity
2006–2007 2.06
2007–2008 1.93
2008–2009 2.16

Core Faculty External Grants (rolling 3 year average)

Average of the number of core faculty receiving external funds

Year Quantity
2006–2007 271
2007–2008 276
2008–2009 215
Three year
rolling average
254

Average external funds per faculty

Year Core Faculty Research Expenditures Average
2006–2007 742 $108,240,647 $145,877
2007–2008 790 $114,794,556 $145,310
2008–2009 813 $113,606,469 $139,737
Three year
rolling average
782 $112,213,891 $143,641

Total external funds per program (Medical School) per academic year

Year Quantity
2006–2007 $108,240,647
2007–2008 $114,794,556
2008–2009 $113,606,469
Three year
rolling average
$112,213,891

Percentage Full-time Students (rolling 3 year average)

Year Percent
2006–2007 100%
2007–2008 100%
2008–2009 100%

Number of Core Faculty

Year Full-time
Faculty
Part-time
Faculty
2006–2007 742 90
2007–2008 790 50
2008–2009 813 66

Faculty Teaching Load

25 hours (6486 hours divided by 253 core teaching faculty during the 2008–2009 academic year)

  Required
Contact Hours
First Year 786
Second Year 740
Third Year 2760
Fourth Year 2200
Total Hours 6486

Faculty Diversity

Year Caucasian American Black American Hispanic American Asian American American Indian Unidentified Total
2006–2007 474 34 45 166 5 18 742
2007–2008 484 38 56 184 3 25 790
2008–2009 489 38 56 184 3 25 813

Student Diversity

2008–2009 New Year-1 Year-1 Repeat/Return Year-1
Alt Path
Year-2 Year-3 Year-4  
Ethnicity Category M F M F M F M F M F M F Total
Caucasian American 90 51 2 0 1 3 86 64 103 62 81 58 601
Black American 5 5 1 0 0 0 6 10 2 4 2 3 38
Hispanic American 20 19 1 0 3 0 13 16 10 16 12 10 120
Asian American 13 11 1 0 0 1 19 16 13 12 10 13 109
American Indian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
Foreign 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Unknown 8 6 0 0 1 0 2 3 3 4 3 4 34
Total 137 93 5 0 5 4 128 109 132 99 109 88 909

Date of Last External Review

January 11–14, 2004

External Program Accreditation

LCME (Liaison Committee on Medical Education), January 11–14, 2004

Student Publications and Presentations (rolling 3 year average)

Year Quantity
2006–2007 17
2007–2008 30
2008–2009 29