Why choose UNTHSC?
It is an exciting time to be at UNT Health Science Center. Founded more than 50 years ago as a small osteopathic medical school, we are today a thriving five-college graduate university with physicians and health providers representing most medical specialties. Our position at the forefront of innovation in the rapidly shifting field of health care is one of many things that make us extraordinary.
We believe in a value-based culture that is built on trust. Rather than competition, our values create a learning environment of collaboration, collegiality and support as we pursue our shared vision of becoming the team of choice for education, discovery and health care.
We are the only Health Science Center in Texas that has these five schools — medical, health professions, biomedical sciences, public health, and pharmacy — on one campus. This centralized location gives our students a unique opportunity to practice an interprofessional model of care that will distinguish them in the rapidly evolving field of health care.
We graduate the second-highest number of primary care physicians (60 percent) of any medical school in the country, and our nationally-recognized Rural Medicine program brings medical care to underserved communities. Other areas of strength include Aging and Alzheimer’s research and forensic genetics.
Our students enjoy a vibrant campus life, including more than 30 student organizations and a wide variety of service, recreational and professional development activities. The state-of-the-art Gibson D. Lewis Library offers worldwide access to nearly 25,000 electronic journals and databases, as well as many other digital learning tools.
Nestled in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District, we are within walking distance of world-renown museums, great restaurants, and vibrant nightlife spots. North Texas offers affordable living and a thriving health care sector with a myriad of opportunities for future employment.