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University of Houston

Department of Sociology

Houston, TX

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum score 1000)
Thesis Required
4 core courses, 36 hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

42
Applied
16
Accepted
11
Enrolled
38%

Applying

75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum score 1000)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; letters of recommendation, resume

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.59%
Black or African American 10.34%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.45%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 2
Male (6)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Immigration, public education, HIV/AIDS
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Xavia Karner
Chairperson
Email: txkarner@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3961
Fax: 713-743-3943