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University of Houston

Jack J. Valenti School of Communication

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston / Jack J. Valenti School of Communication is located in Houston, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Public relations studies
Master of Arts (MA) Health communication
Master of Arts (MA) Speech communication
Master of Arts (MA) Mass communication studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20

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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
30-33 hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
38
Accepted
24
Enrolled
70%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

93
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.2%
Black or African American 16.13%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.15%
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.08%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 2
Male (7)
Female (6)

Location & Contact

Address 4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
United States
Contact Dr. Beth Olson
Chairperson
Email: bolson@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-2873
Fax: 713-743-2876