The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (MD Anderson)

Houston, TX

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The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas M.D.  Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Student Essentials

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.mdanderson.org
On-Campus Housing Available: No
In-State Tuition: $4,702
Out-of-State Tuition: $20,987
Enrollment: 434

About MD Anderson

If you want to join the fight against cancer, you should consider the MD Anderson Cancer Center of the University of Texas in Houston, Texas. It strives to eliminate cancer throughout the state, region and world through its dynamic programs.

The center provides academics through its undergraduate School of Health Professions and graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the latter of which deals exclusively with cutting edge research in biomedicine.

As an undergraduate, you can receive degrees and certificates in programs like:

  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Histotechnology
  • Molecular Genetic Technology
  • Cytogenetic Technology

Since the center is dedicated to eliminating cancer, it offers extensive research opportunities to students. You can work alongside esteemed doctors and medical professionals as you conduct research in genetics, molecular biology, cell and developmental biology and tissue regulation that contributes to the center’s mission of treating cancer.

As a student, you’ll receive outstanding training. Classes are held in some of the health care industry’s finest facilities, not to mention taught by experienced professionals.

The center also hosts many events throughout the year. To enhance your education and student life, you can clinical seminars and workshops, presentations detailing the latest oncology research or catch a lecture from a distinguished scientist.

Admissions at the center are competitive. Determining factors include high school GPA, letters of recommendation and a personal interview.

Eligible students accepted into one of the School of Health Sciences bachelor’s degree programs will be rewarded with annual scholarships. All students may apply for additional forms of financial aid by filing a FAFSA.

MD Anderson Location

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030


Getting Around MD Anderson

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

8/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Houston, TX

Winter
Dec
65
47
Jan
63
45
Feb
66
49
Spring
Mar
72
54
Apr
79
61
May
85
69
Summer
Jun
90
74
Jul
92
76
Aug
93
76
Fall
Sep
88
72
Oct
81
63
Nov
72
54

MD Anderson Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 434
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 434

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 20%
  • African American: 14%
  • Caucasian: 35%
  • Asian: 28%
  • Unknown and Other: 2%
Latino 20%
African American 14%
Caucasian 35%
Asian 28%
Unknown and Other 2%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 59%
Part-Time 41%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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