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Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Architectural studies
Master of Science (MS) Architecture Media and fabrication
Master of Science (MS) Architecture Urban design
Master of Science (MS) Architecture Sustainable urban systems
Master of Science (MS) Architecture Sustainable design
Master of Science (MS) Industrial design
Master of Architecture (M Arch) Architecture

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

192
Applied
86
Accepted
47
Enrolled
45%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Digital portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$20,000
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

98
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.18%
Black or African American 1.02%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.02%
Asian 9.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.06%
Unknown 2.04%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 13
Male (21)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community-based design; twentieth-century architecture, urbanism, and design; extreme environments; design build; green building components; digital technology; preservation; industrial design; interior architecture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
150,000

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Elgin Street
Houston, TX  77204-4000
United States
Contact Ms. Patricia Belton Oliver
Dean
Email: poliver@central.uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-2400
Fax: 713-743-2358

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