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University of Houston

Department of Philosophy

Houston , TX

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University of Houston

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or additional course requirements

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

46
Applied
44
Accepted
13
Enrolled
96%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum of 18 hours of course work in philosophy; minimum GPA of 3.3 in last 60 hours

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 March 10
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.33%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.17%

Gender

Male (83%)
Female (16%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (7)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Skepticism, nominalism, history of philosophy, cognitive science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Cynthia Freeland
Chairperson
Email: cfreeland@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3010
Fax: 713-743-5162

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