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Paying for Medical School

Ninety percent of medical students at The UT Health Science Center College of Medicine receive some form of financial assistance to cover their educational needs. To be eligible to receive financial aid, your first step is to complete [FAFSA] the Free Application forFederal Student Aid Application.

The three (3) basic types of financial aid include: [1] grants; [2] scholarships and [3] loans. While the majority of aid awarded to medical students across the U.S., as well as, UTHSC, consists of loan programs, it should be noted that UTHSC has several scholarships available to qualified medical students.

The federal school code for the UTHSC is 006725.

Tuition and Fees

The Finance and Operations staff are here to serve the faculty, students and staff of the UTHSC campus. They are responsible for the financial integrity of the UTHSC, overseeing the revenue and expenditures for the campus and have the responsibility for the optimal management of the UTHSC's cash balances and reserves.

College of Medicine Scholarships

The Admissions Committee at The UT Health Science Center College of Medicine will select the top fifteen [15] accepted applicants [for that entering class] to be considered for the College of Medicine merit-based scholarships.  Selection is based on: [1] academic achievement; [2] leadership ability; [3] interviews and [4] outstanding personal qualities.  Merit scholarship recipients will be e-mailed notifications by March 16 followed by a hard copy to be postal mailed to the address indicated on the AMCAS application.  We are especially fortunate to have up to five [5] merit scholarships valued up to $100,000 each.  It is a singular honor to be selected for one of these prestigious and highly valued scholarships.  Assuming continued demonstration of scholarship, these scholarships are available up to four [4] years at the start of matriculation.  Awards offered to students who choose not to enroll, these merit scholarships will be disbursed to other students who meet the Admissions Committee criteria: [1] academic achievement; [2] leadership ability; [3] interviews and [4] outstanding personal qualities.  No application is necessary to be considered

Financial Aid Counselors

Financial Aid counselors can be reached between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm CDT. For more information regarding grants, scholarships, loans and/or questions regarding your specific needs, please direct your questions to a financial aid counselor at 901.448.5568.

Last Published: Sep 3, 2019