Texas Medical Schools

UT Tyler Pre-Med Academy

Note: Not every website may be up-to-date. Please check with each school to verify their current changes in admission policies and requirements.

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Texas Tech University Foster School of Medicine-El Paso

Texas Tech University School of Medicine-Lubbock

Texas A&M School of Medicine

University of Texas at San Antonio School of Medicine

The University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston

Baylor College of Medicine-Houston

UT Southwestern School of Medicine-Dallas

Admissions Requirements, Prerequistes, and Class Profiles

Following are the updated minimum prerequisite requirements from each of the eight Texas medical schools. Taken from each respective website, 2012.

University of North Texas Osteopathic School of Medicine

6 Hours English
8 Hours General Chemistry
8 Hours Organic Chemistry
8 Hours Physics
3 Hours Statistics
14 Hours Biology (One semester basic biochemistry is accepted toward fulfilling the biology requirement.

Texas Tech School of Medicine-El Paso

6 Hours English
8 Hours General Chemistry
8 Hours Organic Chemistry
8 Hours Physics
3 Hours Calculus OR Statistics
14 Hours Biology (Biochemistry, biostatistics, cell/molecular biology strongly encouraged.)

Recommended: 12 hours of humanities, social sciences or behavioral sciences.

Texas Tech School of Medicine-Lubbock

6 Hours English
8 Hours General Chemistry
8 Hours Organic Chemistry
8 Hours Physics
3 Hours Statistics
6 Hours General Biology
2 Hours Biology Labs
6 Hours Upper Division Biology
Biochemistry is required and may be used toward fulfilling the biology or chemistry requirement

Texas A&M School of Medicine

6 Hours English
8 Hours General Chemistry
8 Hours Organic Chemistry
8 Hours Physics
3 Hours Statistics
8 Hours General Biology
6 Hours Advanced biology or 3 Hours Biochemistry Recommended

UT San Antonio School of Medicine

6 Hours English
8 Hours General Chemistry
8 Hours Organic Chemistry
8 Hours Physics
3 Hours Statistics
14 Hours Biology
Biochemistry - may be used towards fulfilling the biology or chemistry requirement.

UT Southwestern School of Medicine

6 Hours English
8 Hours General Chemistry
8 Hours Organic Chemistry
8 Hours Physics
3 Hours Calculus OR Statistics
14 Hours Biology (One semester biochemistry accepted toward fulfilling this requirement.)

UT Medical Branch School of Medicine

6 Hours English
8 Hours General Chemistry
8 Hours Organic Chemistry
8 Hours Physics
3 Hours Calculus OR Statistics
14 Hours Biology (In addition to basic core requirements the following courses are highly recommended prior to entering medical school: biochemistry, advanced biochemistry, molecular genetics, anatomy & physiology, immunology, statistics, developmental biology, microbiology.)

Baylor College of Medicine

6 Hours English
8 Hours General Chemistry
8 Hours Organic Chemistry
8 Hours Physics
8 Hours General Biology

For more information or questions concerning courses at UT Tyler that will fulfill medical school prerequisites please contact:

Dr. Rachel Mason
Chief Health Professions Advisor & JAMP Faculty Director
Associate Professor of Chemistry & Assistant Chair
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd
Tyler, Texas 75799
Office: RBS 3002
Phone: 903.565.5641

Marti Halbrook, MS
Assistant Director of Pre-Med Academy
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd
Tyler, Texas 75799
Office CAS 132
Phone: 903.566.7193