Vibrant Campus…Thriving People

UT Southwestern is the vibrant hub of medical care in North Texas and one of the nation's leading centers for patient care, education, and research. Exceptional facilities, renowned physicians and scientists, and bright, motivated students combine to create an environment noted for its commitment to the advancement of medicine–and to the development of the next generation of leaders.

UT Southwestern by the Numbers

  • Minutes from Downtown: 10
  • 387 Acres are covered by 4 adjacent campuses
  • Square footage covered by UTSW buildings 10.8 Million
  • 12,000 Employees
  • Operating budget of more than 1.8 Billion
  • 3 Degree–granting institutions {Medical School, Graduate School, School of Health Professions}

Kid Stuff

Children’s Medical Center, the primary pediatric teaching hospital for UT Southwestern, is the only pediatric hospital in the Southwest with a designated Level I trauma center.

Elite Company

UT Southwestern’s Medical Scientist Training Program is one of fewer than 50 M.D./Ph.D.-granting programs nationwide receiving financial support from the National Institutes of Health.

Enrollment (as of Fall 2012)

  • Medical School 947
  • Graduate School 639
  • Health Professions 327
  • Clinical Residents 1561
  • Postdoctoral Fellows 1140

Faculty (as of Fall 2012)

  • Full–Time 2076
  • Part–Time 647
  • Volunteer 1390

UT Southwestern Influence

More than half of the doctors practicing in Dallas received some or all of their training at Parkland and UT Southwestern.

More than 50 researchers have come through UT Southwestern’s acclaimed Endowed Scholars Program in Medical Science, obtaining more than $73 million in research funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Research Funding

More than 400 million dollars a year.

Patient Care / Clinical Training Hospitals

UT Southwestern Influence

In U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Hospitals 2011-2012 guide, UT Southwestern is nationally ranked in 6 specialty care areas.

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This Place is for the Birds

UT Southwestern's South Campus contains a 3.5-acre wooded bird sanctuary, where large numbers of nesting birds, mostly egrets, visit each year.

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Pardon the Dust

New University Hospital

Construction is underway on UT Southwestern’s new, $800 million state-of-the-art University Hospital. Opening in 2014, the new hospital will have 12 stories and 460 beds.

NCI-Designated

The Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center at
UT Southwestern
is a National Cancer Institute-designated center, an elite distinction held by only the top-tier cancer centers nationwide.

Bryan Williams, M.D. Student Center

The Bryan Williams, M.D. Student Center, located on the South Campus, is open more than 100 hours a week.

UT Southwestern Library

UT Southwestern’s Main Library is open 24/7.