74
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Spanish Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Hispanic literature and linguistics

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
17
Accepted
10
Enrolled
59%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 25th February 25th No
Spring deadline September 30th September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

74
Total Graduate Students
60%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
39%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 62.16%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.35%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Anadeli Bencomo
Chairperson
Email: abencomo@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3068
Fax: 713-743-0935