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College of Optometry University of Houston

  • Houston, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 65%35%
    student ratio
  • 441
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Optometry (OD)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 100
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

27% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 438
    • Accepted 120
    • Acceptance Rate 27
    • Enrolled 105
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline February 15th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, transcript, and 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE; OAT (for OD), transcript, and 3 recommendation letters, statement of purpose
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,889.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students441
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students441
    • Part-time Percentage2%
    • Full-time Percentage98%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian46%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian38%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time Percentage58%
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchOptics, refraction, psychophysics, glaucoma, amblyopia, cornea
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

College of Optometry

University of Houston

4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204
United States

Dr. Earl Smith

Dean

Phone: 713-743-1899
Fax: 713-743-0965
Email: esmith@uh.edu

Roger Boltz

Associate Dean

Phone: 713-743-1893
Fax: 713-743-0965
Email: boltz@uh.edu



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