Charlotte, NC
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
85%
15%
student ratio
227
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
49%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Substance Abuse Counseling Postbaccalaureate Certificate [Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling]
    • School Counseling Post-Master's Certificate [Counselor Education ]
    • Play Therapy Postbaccalaureate Certificate
    • Counselor Education And Supervision Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Counselor Education ]
    • Counseling Master of Arts (MA) [Counselor Education ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 59
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 23
    • * 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted and practicum, internship
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Internship

Admissions

49% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 260
    • Accepted 128
    • Acceptance Rate 49
    • Enrolled 80
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE or MAT, bachelor's degree from regionally-accredited university, minimum overall GPA of 3.0, brief statement of purpose, and professional references, official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE or MAT, 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
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesstatement of purpose, three reference letters
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 523 paper-based, 70 iBT) or IELTS (6.5)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students227
    • Female Percentage85%
    • Male Percentage15%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students227
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown or International Student2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time Percentage55%
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$10,000

Location & Contact

Department of Counseling

Cato College of Education
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
United States

Dr. Henry Harris

Chair

Phone: 704-687-8960
Email: hharris2@uncc.edu

Ms. Kathy Giddings

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 704-687-5503
Fax: 704-687-1668
Email: gradadm@uncc.edu


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