428
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / Department of Counseling is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Education (M Ed) School counseling
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counselor education and supervision

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 111
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

199
Applied
145
Accepted
115
Enrolled
73%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 during last 60 hours of undergraduate study; two-page narrative statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in master's-level courses in counseling or in related mental health field; resume; three letters of recommendation; statement of purpose; interview
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

428
Total Graduate Students
51%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
48%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 49.77%
Black or African American 7.48%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.4%
Unknown 8.18%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (8)
Male (10)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Creativity in counseling, non-suicidal self-injury, family violence, counselor preparation and supervision, technology, ethics, cognitive complexity, counseling outcome research, trauma, body image resiliency
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 501 West Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard
San Antonio, TX  78207
United States
Contact Dr. Thelma Duffey
Department Chair
Email: thelma.duffey@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-2600
Fax: 210-458-2605