Welcome to Your Future in Medicine

Congratulations! You have been offered admission to UT Southwestern Medical School. Our Admissions Committee took into account your academic and personal qualities and accomplishments and considers you a valuable, contributing member of the Class of 2022 and an excellent future physician.

UT Southwestern Simulation Program
Simulation training prepares UT Southwestern students for real-world experiences.

Welcome to our world. Come add to its richness.

UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas has been preparing the physicians of tomorrow and building foundations for successful careers in medicine for 75 years.

We consistently rank among the best programs in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranked UT Southwestern Medical School 19th in primary care and 26th in research in the country.

Students in white coats stand in a group outside
White Coat Ceremony

Consider our advantages:

  • Excellent clinical training
  • Ranked 19th in primary care and 26th in research by U.S. News & World Report
  • Dynamic new curriculum, rich in clinical experiences and electives from the first year on
  • Unsurpassed training facilities that include two University Hospitals, one of the nation’s busiest public hospitals, and one of the nation’s largest children’s hospitals. In 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked UT Southwestern the best hospital in Dallas and second in Texas for the second year in a row.
  • A new 49,000-square-foot Simulation Center – one of the largest of its kind in the nation

Exceptional preparation for top residency programs

  • Our graduates routinely secure residencies in top-rated national programs across the United States, typically in more than 20 specialty areas.
  • Our students consistently have match rates well above the national average and score higher than the national average for both Step 1 and Step 2 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination.
  • Each year, more than 50 of our students choose to stay at UT Southwestern and enter our affiliated residency programs, which are ranked among the best in the nation.

Abundant research opportunities

  • More than 5,800 research projects, fueled by more than $454.9 million in funding
  • Ample opportunities to participate in research, including a Scholarly Activity period with multiple research tracks available and more than 450 labs on campus Outstanding faculty
  • More National Academy of Sciences members (22) and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators (15) on faculty than all other medical institutions in Texas combined
  • Six Nobel Prize recipients

Dallas – a thriving city

  • UT Southwestern Medical School is located in the heart of one of the fastest-growing areas of the country.
  • The 68-acre Dallas Arts District, located close to the UT Southwestern campus, is the largest contiguous urban arts district in the nation.
  • Dallas has more restaurants per capita than New York City.