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College Profile: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 
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The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Cancer Act of 1971. It is both a degree-granting academic institution and a system of hospitals located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. M. D. Anderson was created by an act of the Texas Legislature in 1941, making it a component of The University of Texas System. Today it is one of 39 Comprehensive Cancer Centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. The cancer center sees more than 84,000 patients per year and employs more than 17,000 people. For four of the past five years, M. D. Anderson has ranked No. 1 in cancer care in the "America's Best Hospitals" survey published in U.S. News & World Report. A healthy rivalry exists between Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and M. D. Anderson.
 
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX
77030-4009
800-392-1611 (general)
713-500-3871 (financial aid)
713-500-3334 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


General Information
Other Names MD Anderson Cancer Center, MD Anderson Hospital, MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, MDACC, UTMDACC, Anderson Cancer Center
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size Under 1,000
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
No Employment services for studentsNo Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Not applicable
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
86 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeYes Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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