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Welcome to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso campus. Since 1973, our campus has played an important role in El Paso’s health care history through education, research and patient care.


Our programs at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offer students the opportunity to expand their knowledge through an innovative curriculum that is proving to be immensely successful. Our students receive a comprehensive, practical education spanning a broad range of health issues—preparing them for a health care career through hands-on training in clinical and research settings to understand and meet the challenges facing the El Paso community and beyond. We offer a professional growth experience like no other, turning out some of the best doctors and health professionals, evident by the number of physicians selected for the Best Docs in America list year after year.


Various collaborations with community entities such as area hospitals and health centers provide students the practical knowledge that is vital to their success. We are proud to say that our faculty and students are recognized for their accomplishments on local, regional and national levels.


Today, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso has close to 1,400 faculty and staff members. It is a flourishing health sciences and medical center with offices located in east, central and northeast El Paso. And many of the health care providers in our community in private and group practices received their training on our campus. Here at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at EL Paso we create excellent opportunities for medical education, research and delivery of patient care. Discover how we are making a difference.


"As an affiliate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033–4097 or call 404–679–4500 for questions about the accreditation of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. The Commission should be contacted only if evidence supports that the institution is in significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard."

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