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University of Houston

Department of Psychology

Houston , TX

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University of Houston

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Industrial/organizational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 20

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

460
Applied
28
Accepted
28
Enrolled
6%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Career statement, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
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

139
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.51%
Black or African American 5.04%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.88%
Unknown 0.72%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time - 28
Part-time - 7
Male (19)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health psychology, depression, child/family process, organizational effectiveness, close relationships
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. David Francis
Chairperson
Email: dfrancis@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-7036
Fax: 713-743-8588

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