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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Counseling

Charlotte, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Counseling is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counselor education and supervision
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Substance abuse counseling
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate) Play therapy
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling
(Post-Master's Certificate) School counseling

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 45
Doctoral Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

263
Applied
121
Accepted
72
Enrolled
46%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited university, minimum overall GPA of 3.0, brief statement of purpose, professional references, official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in counseling from a CACREP-accredited program with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; one year of experience as a professional counselor (preferred); letters of reference; essay; interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose, three reference letters

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 523
TOEFL IBT score: 70
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

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 Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

217
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.76%
Black or African American 20.28%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.38%
Unknown 2.76%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,000

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Henry L. Harris
Chair
Email: hharris2@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-8960

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