Welcome to the University of
Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the School of Medicine. UTMB is
the oldest medical school in the State of Texas. We accepted our first
class of students in 1891 and have been providing well-trained
physicians for the State of Texas for over 100 years.
UTMB is proud of the many unique experiences that are offered here,
such as problem based learning, satellite campuses and international
experiences that are provided to augment your educational experience. In
addition to these we offer several areas of scholarly concentrations
that allow a student to have expanded learning experiences in
non-specialty based areas of emphasis.
We are committed to working with students to enhance your learning
experience and enable each student to achieve their maximum
The mission of the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions is to
serve our students beginning with the admissions process through
matriculation and, ultimately, graduation and entry into residency
training. Our programs include recruiting, admissions, academic and
career counseling, and many additional special programs.
This website has been created to give you easy access to on-line
information about our programs and to lead you to the people who will
provide you support throughout your medical school journey.
Please feel free to stop by our offices or contact us for any information of assistance.