HDCLS Frequently Asked Questions

This page provides answers to common questions specific to Human Development, Culture, & Learning Sciences. See also General FAQs.

What is the HDCLS area’s philosophy for training students?

What are the most important things that are considered for admissions?

How am I matched with an adviser once accepted into HDCLS?

What are the average GRE scores of individuals accepted into HDCLS?

How competitive is the application process?

Can I visit prior to applying?

Is funding available for students in this Area?

Can I transfer credits for relevant graduate coursework?

How long will it take me to complete the Ph.D. program?

How do I get involved in research?

What types of employment settings are common for graduates of the HDCLS program?

Contact Information

Department of Educational Psychology
George I. Sánchez Building
5th Floor, Room 5.708

Phone: (512) 471-4155
Fax: (512) 471-1288