General Information


The University of Texas at Austin is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas at Austin.

Representatives from the Liaison Committee on Medical Accreditation (LCME) conducted a site visit in early 2018 and Dell Medical School received its Provisional Accreditation status in June of 2018.

At The University of Texas at Austin, we transform lives for the benefit of society. The Dell Medical School is building on this core purpose as we fulfill our vision for the benefit of all.

Our Vision

A vital, inclusive health ecosystem:

  • Vital: Vigorous, animated, full of life and energy, dynamic.
  • Inclusive: Open to everyone.
  • Ecosystem: The complex of a community and its environment functioning as a system.

Our Mission

Revolutionize how people get and stay healthy by:

  • Educating leaders who transform health care;
  • Evolving new models of person-centered, multidisciplinary care that reward value;
  • Accelerating innovation and research to improve health;
  • Improving health in our community as a model for the nation; and
  • Redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society. 

Our Goals

By 2020, The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School will:

  • Be recognized as a distinctive model in medical education;
  • Create sustainable, health-improving examples of care redesign;
  • Achieve measurable impact on the health of the community;
  • Lead innovation through academic, private, and public partnerships and
  • Cultivate a purpose-driven, financially sustainable organization.


We, at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, are

  • Mission-driven and put health at the center of all we do;
  • Always building better;
  • One team embracing our shared vision and
  • Creating our ideal environment every day.