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University of Houston

Accountancy and Taxation Program

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Accountancy and Taxation Program is located in Houston, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accountancy and taxation
Master of Science in Accountancy (MS Accy) Accountancy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 155

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT
30 hours completed in residence, minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at UH, no more than 11 semester hours of 'C' grades or below in graduate courses taken at UH
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT or GRE
Continuous full time enrollment, dissertation defense within 6 years of entering the program

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

237
Applied
130
Accepted
107
Enrolled
55%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
150
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended, letters of recommendation, resume, goals statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GMAT or GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letter of financial backing, statement of understanding, reference letters, statement of academic and research interests

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

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

307
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.4%
Black or African American 4.89%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 25.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.33%
Two or more races 1.3%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 17
Male (21)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Accountancy and taxation, finance, international business, management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Kaye Newberry
Chairperson
Email: kjnewberry@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-0849
Fax: 713-743-4828