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Rice University

Department of History

Houston, TX

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Rice University

Overview

Rice University / Department of History is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
4 semesters of coursework

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
6
Accepted
5
Enrolled
10%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing samples, letters of recommendation, personal statement, transcripts

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 5.71%
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: U.S. Southern, Caribbean, African-American, world, Latin American
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Ms. Paula D. Platt
Department Administrator
Email: pauladp@rice.edu
Phone: 713-348-3097
Fax: 713-348-5207

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