65
Students
Urban setting
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Setting
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Overview

University of Houston / Department of Economics is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Applied economics
Master of Arts (MA) Economics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Economics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

103
Applied
39
Accepted
15
Enrolled
38%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation
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

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

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.62%
Black or African American 3.08%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 9.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (3)
Male (8)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Econometrics, labor economics, international economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. David Papell
Chairperson
Email: dpapell@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3800
Fax: 713-743-3798