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University of Houston

Program in Physiological Optics/Vision Science

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Program in Physiological Optics/Vision Science is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Physiological optics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiological optics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 but not in 21-22 waived
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE but not in 21-22 waived
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38
Applied
13
Accepted
12
Enrolled
34%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
25
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st January 31st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE but not in 21-22 waived
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE but not in 21-22 waived

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$7,800
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

52
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American 13.46%
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 59.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 24
Part-time - 1
Male (15)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Space perception, binocular vision, strabismus, ocular surface, myopia
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,877,162

Location & Contact

Address College of Optometry, University of Houston
4901 Calhoun, JDA 505
Houston, TX  77204-2020
United States
Contact Dr. Laura D Frishman
Associate Dean
Email: Lfrishman@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-1972

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