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University of Houston

Department of History

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Department of History is located in Houston, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

65
Applied
38
Accepted
22
Enrolled
58%

Applying

75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.67

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

93
Total Graduate Students
32%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
67%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.28%
Black or African American 3.23%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.08%
Asian 1.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 1.08%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 3
Male (15)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: U.S., Latin American, European, social, and women's history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. John Hart
Chairperson
Email: jhart@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3008
Fax: 713-743-3216