Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)

Houston, TX

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Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine Student Essentials

Baylor College of Medicine Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Website: www.bcm.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Enrollment: 1,550

About BCM

Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, Texas, is a highly respected, high-ranking medical school that offers comprehensive, quality medical education programs.

BCM has a medical school that educates future physicians. They also house an allied health division, which provides training in:

  • Nurse anesthesia
  • Physician assisting
  • Prosthetics and orthotics

BCM’s medical education programs give students the chance to work in one of more than eight teaching hospitals. Medical students also begin working with patients as soon as a few weeks into their program.

Baylor College of Medicine also has a graduate research division, which was ranked as one of the top in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.

Graduates of BCM are proof of its excellence. They have consistently developed strong careers as practicing doctors, medical school chairs, medical researchers and executives of pharmaceutical companies.

BCM also has an innovative program for exceptional high school students who wish to enter the eight-year medical school program.

Admissions requirements are different for each program. Admission to most programs is in three phases, with the applicant-pool narrowed down over the course of each phase. Admissions requirements generally include test scores, GPA and courses taken.

Financial aid is available through federal grants and loans. Students are also encouraged to seek out scholarships, grants and loans from medical and healthcare agencies and organizations.

BCM Location

Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030


Getting Around BCM

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

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

BCM Students

Total Students 1,550

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 14%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 51%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 28%
Latino 14%
African American 6%
Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 28%

Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%
International 15%
Domestic 85%

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