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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Special Education

Chicago, IL

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University of Illinois at Chicago

Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Department of Special Education is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 9th January 9th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

112
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.86%
Black or African American 11.61%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.89%
Unknown 2.68%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 6
Male (3)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teaching and learning for special learners, individual differences
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Elizabeth Talbott
Chair
Email: etalbott@uic.edu
Phone: 312-413-8745