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University of Houston

Graduate College of Social Work

Houston, TX

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University of Houston

Overview

University of Houston / Graduate College of Social Work is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 137
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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
900 clock hours of field experience, integrative paper

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

232
Applied
198
Accepted
158
Enrolled
85%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
115
Application Fee - International
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours, bachelor's degree

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

Student Body

367
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.98%
Black or African American 31.06%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 5.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.63%
Unknown 1.09%

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 29
Male (13)
Female (29)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health care, gerontology, political social work, mental health, children and families
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Ira C. Colby
Dean
Email: icolby@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-8085
Fax: 713-743-3267

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