About Medical Students
- In Fall 2009, the proportion of Hispanic students increased by more than three points to 14.1 percent, more than six points higher than the national rate. Hispanic Business magazine ranked UT Southwestern Medical Center the number three medical school for Hispanics in 2009.
- The proportion of female students in fall 2009 increased by more than two points to 46 percent.
- Asian students make up 32 percent of medical student enrollment at UT Southwestern, ten points higher than the national rate; this proportion has been increasing steadily over the last five years.
About Graduate Students
- In 2009, 52 percent of UT Southwestern’s graduate students were female.
- International students made up the highest proportion (40.5 percent) of enrolled graduate students.
- The percentage of Hispanic students increased from 2005 to 6.6 percent.
About Faculty and Staff
- The largest gains have been in the proportion of Asian-American faculty at all levels. The number of tenure-track faculty members has grown to 40.8 percent while the number of tenured faculty has grown to 13.7 percent and other the number of other professionals has grown to 25.8 percent.
- In 2009, UT Southwestern achieved an increase of more than 5 percentage points in the number of female tenured faculty and the proportion of women hired in the other professional categories increased by almost 4 percentage points.
- Modest increases have been made in the proportion of Hispanic tenured faculty and African-American faculty at the tenure-track and other professional levels.