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University of Houston

Finance Program

Houston, TX

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University of Houston

Overview

University of Houston / Finance Program is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24

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 or GRE
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
Minimum GPA of 3.25, continuous full time enrollment, dissertation defense within 6 years of entering the program

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

56
Applied
39
Accepted
24
Enrolled
70%

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 April 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT or GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended, resume, goal statement, letters of recommendation
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: 620
TOEFL IBT score: 105
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7.5

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.45%
Black or African American 1.61%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.61%
Asian 12.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.61%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 8
Male (16)
Female (4)

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. Praveen Kumar
Chairperson
Email: pkumar@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-4772
Fax: 713-743-4789

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