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Michelle A. Carroll Turpin, Ph.D.

Welcome to Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine

I am excited to share our mission: We are committed to educating a diverse group of students who will become compassionate, competent physicians, 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 thrilled to be a part of Tilman J. Fertitta Family 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.

Michelle A. Carroll Turpin, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Admissions

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Financial Aid

Welcome to the Tilman J. Fertitta Family 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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  • Year 1 – 2020 – 30
  • Year 2 – 2021 – 30
  • Year 3 – 2022 – 60
  • Year 4 – 2023 – 60
  • Year 5 – 2024 – 60
  • Year 6 – 2025 – 60
  • Year 7 – 2026 – 90
  • Year 8 – 2027 – 120
  • Year 9 – 2028 – 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.