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University of Houston

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Music (MM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 237
Doctoral Degrees 56

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,733
Applied
495
Accepted
301
Enrolled
29%

Applying

75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,176
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.76%
Black or African American 6.29%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.43%
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 1.79%
Unknown 0.94%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

286
Total faculty
Full-time - 207
Part-time - 79
Male (166)
Female (120)

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. John Roberts
Dean
Email: jwrobert@central.uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-2992
Fax: 713-743-2990

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