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University of Houston

Department of English

Houston, TX

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University of Houston

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Creative writing and literature
Master of Arts (MA) English
Master of Arts (MA) Applied English linguistics
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) English
Master of Arts (MA) Creative writing and literature

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 17
Doctoral Degrees 8

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
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis (MFA)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (literature)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

379
Applied
52
Accepted
34
Enrolled
14%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (literature)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Writing sample

International Students

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

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

142
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.93%
Black or African American 3.52%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.7%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

32
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 5
Male (19)
Female (13)

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Wyman Henderson
Chairperson
Email: whh@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3004
Fax: 713-743-3215

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