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Kathryn V. Horn, M.D.

Welcome to UH College of Medicine

I am excited to share our mission: We are committed to educating a diverse group of students who will become compassionate doctors with excellent clinical skills, ready to take on the challenges of tomorrow’s health care.

Every part of our curriculum has been designed to ensure that our students gain a deep understanding of their patients’ needs, how their communities, families, culture, and experiences impact their heath, and the skills to advocate for their patients, now, and in the future. I am so excited to join UH College of Medicine in this journey to create a different kind of medical school for Houston and for Texas. We are committed to recruiting a diverse student body and having an inclusive educational environment.

We are now accepting applications. We invite you to learn more about our curriculum and our approach to training today’s doctors to meet tomorrow’s challenges. We look forward to learning more about you.

Kathryn V. Horn, M.D.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach

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Financial Aid

Welcome to the University of Houston College of Medicine Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid! We provide students with information about the cost of attending the College of Medicine as well as the programs available to help meet educational expenses. Our office also serves as an educational resource for financial planning and debt management, encouraging students to remain well-informed of their financial outlook through a comprehensive approach directed toward overall financial wellness.

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  1. TMDSAS will notify all active applicants that UH College of Medicine can now accept applications and provide instructions on how to add UH College of Medicine to your school list. If you have already been accepted at another school, you are still eligible to apply.
  2. Qualified applicants will receive an email invitation to submit a secondary application. The email will contain a link to the submission portal along with the instructions. There is no fee for the secondary application for EY2020 cycle.
  3. Because there are more qualified applicants than available seats, our admissions team will carefully review each application for indicators that you align with the mission and goals of UH College of Medicine. Once applications have been reviewed, selected applicants will receive an email invitation to interview.
  4. Interviews will be held in March and April 2020. All offers will be made according to the TMDSAS timeline.

Apply at

  • Year 1 – 2020 – 30
  • Year 2 – 2021 – 30
  • Year 3 – 2022 – 60
  • Year 4 – 2023 – 60
  • Year 5 – 2024 – 120

No; however, Texas law prescribes that no more than 10 percent of the class can be classified as nonresident. All residency classifications for applicants are assigned by TMDSAS based on the rules governing Texas residency for higher education.

Review the TMDSAS Residency Guidelines

The GPA and MCAT scores are components of the complete application. Our admissions committee considers the complete academic history within the holistic assessment of the applicant.