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Michelle A. Carroll Turpin, Ph.D.

Welcome to Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine

We are one mission with many voices. I am thrilled to be a part of the Fertitta Family College of Medicine in our journey to develop a community-centered medical school for Houston and Texas. We are committed to educating competent, compassionate physicians, who are ready to confront the current health care challenges and are prepared to take on whatever tomorrow brings.

Our curriculum has been thoughtfully designed to place the biomedical and clinical sciences as cornerstones of our program upon which we build structures that ensure our students will understand their patients’ needs, their cultures, their families and communities to provide them the best care and advocacy as possible.

Are you ready to RISE to the challenge?

Michelle A. Carroll Turpin, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Admissions

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Financial Aid

Welcome to the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid! We provide students with information about the cost of attending the College of Medicine as well as the programs available to help meet educational expenses. Our office also serves as an educational resource for financial planning and debt management, encouraging students to remain well-informed of their financial outlook through a comprehensive approach directed toward overall financial wellness.

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  • Year 1 – 2020 – 30
  • Year 2 – 2021 – 30
  • Year 3 – 2022 – 60
  • Year 4 – 2023 – 60
  • Year 5 – 2024 – 60
  • Year 6 – 2025 – 60
  • Year 7 – 2026 – 90
  • Year 8 – 2027 – 120
  • Year 9 – 2028 – 120

No; however, Texas law prescribes that no more than 10 percent of the class can be classified as nonresident. All residency classifications for applicants are assigned by TMDSAS based on the rules governing Texas residency for higher education.

Review the TMDSAS Residency Guidelines

The GPA and MCAT scores are components of the complete application. Our admissions committee considers the complete academic history within the holistic assessment of the applicant.