Galveston County has 11,931 people employed at Colleges and Universities, 6-times the national average!

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

With over 11,000 employees, UTMB is the Oldest Medical School in the state of Texas.

Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

  • Galveston National Laboratory
    • High security National Biocontainment Laboratory
    • Biosafety level 4 research laboratories
    • One of only 2 such facilities in the USA and the largest one in the world located on an academic campus
    • Research to defend against a bioterrorism attack
  • Research Facilities:
    • Institute for Human Infections and Immunity
    • Institute for the Medical Humanities
    • Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine
    • Sealy Center for Structural Biology
    • Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
    • Center for Addiction Research
    • Educational Cancer Center
    • Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health
    • Institute for Translational Sciences
    • Sealy Center for Cancer Cell Biology
    • Sealy Center for Environmental Health and Medicine
    • World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Tropical Diseases
    • Stark Diabetes Center
    • Center for Biomedical Engineering
    • Center for Environmental Toxicology
    • Sealy Center on Aging
    • George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases
    • Sealy Center for Vaccine Development