Life in Campus Cities

One School. Six Campuses. Endless Opportunities.

With six campuses across Texas, students have many choices for living. The main campus is in Houston, the 4th largest city in the US. Our regional campuses are located in Austin, Brownsville, Dallas, El Paso and San Antonio. Whether you like populated, urban areas, desert-like conditions. tropical weather or a four-season climate, Texas has a place for you.

Each of these cities hosts a wide array of outdoor activities, sports teams, nightlife and higher education institutions. Students have a plenty of things to do and see when studying isn’t on the agenda. UTSPH encourages students to enjoy time away from school and to seek out activities in your local communities.

Cost of Living

Metro Area Population Cost-of-Living Index % of Workforce in Creative Class Median Household Income Salary Growth Employment Growth

UTSPH Campuses

Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,533,263 94 36.8 $54,827 7 3.37
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 379,874 86 24.4 $28,026 9.6 2.41
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5,979,240 92 32.7 $53,748 6.4 2.05
El Paso, TX 724,217 90 27.2 $33,684 8.7 0.9
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 5,485,720 89 31.3 $51,685 6 1.8
San Antonio, TX 1,936,735 93 29.6 $46,203 6 2.03

Cities Across the Nation

Ann Arbor, MI 347,670 100 40.6 $59,887 7.7 1.44
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,122,275 94 33.3 $57,307 4.6 2.98
Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,660,496 121 36.1 $62,524 10.7 0.84
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 12,872,056 142 33.1 $56,680 9.7 1.17
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 5,404,990 120 29.1 $47,527 7.5 2.18
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 1,110,265 106 28.6 $45,802 11.8 -0.34
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 18,785,319 121 35.1 $60,964 7.8 0.99
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,810,526 103 33.9 $57,831 7.6 0.64
Pittsburgh, PA 2,364,622 92 30.4 $44,814 8 0.27
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4,171,627 137 37 $72,059 8.7 0.78
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3,259,078 114 34.3 $61,740 8.2 1.55
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,263,322 138 43.6 $81,163 8.7 1.53

Living in Texas is easy on your wallet. Each of our campus cities fall below the mean cost-of-living index for the US.

Source: Kiplinger’s Online http://www.kiplinger.com/tools/bestcities_sort/

Houston - Main Campus

Houston Visitors BureauHouston connect | Life in Campus Cities

Houston: It’s cooler than you think(Provided by Rice University)

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Student Guide

Texas Medical Center

 

 Take a spin around the TMC with some of our students.

 

 

Links to Information on Regional Campuses and Cities

Austin connect | Life in Campus CitiesAustin

The Austin Campus Experience

Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau


brownsville connect | Life in Campus CitiesBrownsville

The Brownsville Campus Experience

Brownsville Convention and Visitors Bureau


Dallas connect | Life in Campus CitiesDallas

The Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau


El Paso connect2 | Life in Campus CitiesEl Paso

The El Paso Campus Experience

The El Paso Convention and Visitors Bureau


San Antonio downtown skyline | Life in Campus CitiesSan Antonio

The San Antonio Campus Experience

The San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau