44
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Industrial-organizational/social psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cognitive sciences
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Cognitive sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial-organizational/social psychology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 7

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

Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

146
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
7%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
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 January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.64%
Black or African American 6.82%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time (16)
Part-time (26)
Male (23)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive, cognitive neuropsychology, human factors, human-computer interaction, industrial-organizational psychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
754,120

Location & Contact

Address 6100 Main Street
PO Box 1892
Houston, TX  77251-1892
United States
Contact Dr. James L. Dannemiller
Chairman
Email: psyc@rice.edu
Phone: 713-348-4850
Fax: 713-348-5221