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University of Houston

Hobby School of Public Affairs

Houston , TX

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University of Houston

Overview

University of Houston / Hobby School of Public Affairs is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Public policy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

35
Applied
28
Accepted
21
Enrolled
80%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$16,900
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.5%
Black or African American 17.5%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.5%
Asian 15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 2.5%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 4
Male (7)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Policy analysis, political economy, political philosophy, macroeconomic policy, quantitative methods
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
500,000

Location & Contact

Address 3623 Cullen Boulevard Room 306
McElhinney Hall
Houston, TX  77204-5021
United States
Contact Dr. Jim Granato
Executive Director
Email: jgranato@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-3887
Fax: 713-743-3978

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