Health Science Center Facts
Facts at a Glance
- Year established: 1959. Year doors opened: 1968
- President: William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP
- Total annual enrollment: 3,310, plus 1,090 residents and fellows
- Eight campuses, in four cities
- Total graduates: 28,726
- Total workforce: 5,500
- FY 12 operating budget: $736 million
- Budget coming from state appropriations: 22.6 percent
- Annual research expenditures for FY 2012: $163 million
- Annual research expenditures and sponsored program activity for FY 12: $193 million
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) FY 12 grant funding: $85 million
- Ranked highly in Texas for aging research funding from the National Institute on Aging
- Endowments: $412 million market value
- Chief catalyst for the $29.2 billion biosciences and health care industry in San Antonio
- Ranked in the top 3 percent of all institutions worldwide receiving National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding
- Institute of Medicine (IOM) members: 5
- $15.6 million in uncompensated care in FY 12
- Address of (central) Long campus: 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas
- Phone: (210) 567-7000
- Website: www.uthscsa.edu
Click here to view the UT Health Science Center Fact Sheet in PDF format (updated February 2013)
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, one of the country’s leading health sciences universities, ranks in the top 3 percent of all institutions worldwide receiving National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding. Research expenditures and other sponsored program activity, such as research supported by private gifts, totaled $193 million in fiscal year 2012. The university’s schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences have produced approximately 28,000 graduates. Designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic-serving Institution, the Health Science Center consistently ranks among the top schools in the nation for graduating Hispanic health care providers. The $736 million operating budget supports eight campuses in four cities: San Antonio, Laredo, Harlingen and Edinburg. For more information on the many ways “We make lives better®”, visit uthscsa.edu.
The mission of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is to make lives better through excellence in education, research, health care and community engagement.
Strategies for achieving this mission are:
- Educating a diverse student body to become excellent health care providers and scientists.
- Engaging in research to understand health and disease.
- Commercializing discoveries, as appropriate, to benefit the public.
- Providing compassionate and culturally proficient health care.
- Engaging our community to improve health.
- Influencing thoughtful advances in health policy.
The purpose of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is to provide the best in health careers education, biomedical research, patient care and community service to San Antonio and the South Texas/Border Region. Through undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs, the faculty is committed to educating health professionals who will provide excellent patient care and research that can be applied to treat and prevent disease.