Dell Medical School’s full cohort — including the classes of 2023 to 2026 — consists of about 200 students advancing Dell Med’s mission to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy.
As of July 2022
About Our Students
On average, women are better represented in Dell Med’s M.D. program than they are at other U.S. medical schools.
Here, 118 students identify as women and 82 as men — 59% and 41%, respectively. In 2019, women comprised 51% and men comprised 49% of medical students in the United States.
Race & Ethnicity
At Dell Med, 38% of students identify as white. About 32% of students identify as Asian; 15% identify as Hispanic, Latina/o/x or of Spanish origin; and 8% identify as Black. About 4% identify with multiple races or ethnicities. Overall, 23% of students at Dell Med identify with a race or ethnicity that is underrepresented in medicine, compared to a national average of 18%.
State law requires that 90% of students be Texas residents. At Dell Med, that number is 96%.
Did You Know?
Diverse teams are better suited to solve problems, be more creative and innovate. Defined broadly — to include all facets by which individuals identify themselves — diversity is central to institutional effectiveness, viability and excellence.
Students graduating from Dell Med in 2022 matched to residency training programs in 16 states. Training sites include Johns Hopkins, Duke, Vanderbilt, UCLA, the University of Pennsylvania and UT Southwestern.
Of Dell Med’s 143 graduates to date, 41% remained in Texas for residency, with 22% remaining at Dell Med.