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University of Houston Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,513 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,483 tuition
$8,912 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$918 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$27,009 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,979 tuition
$8,912 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$918 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,840 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
87% of students receive aid
41% get federal aid ($4,827 avg)
41% get state aid ($4,148 avg)
65% get institn'l aid ($5,840 avg)
37% get loans ($6,164 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.62% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.63% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,714 77%
Federal Grant Aid $4,827 41%
Pell Grants $4,581 41%
Other Federal Grants $1,888 5%
Institution Grant Aid $5,840 65%
State Grant Aid $4,148 41%
Student Loans $6,164 37%
Federal Loans $5,135 36%
Other Loans $9,407 4%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: July 1
Does University of Houston offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
4400 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204-2018
(713) 743-1010
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $312
Out of State $666


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Robert - Houston, TX
  • Dec-23-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    When the average starting salary is 48,000 and the average student spends about $12,000 a year for a education its easy to get the most out of it.

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  • 5
  • jon from the houston area
  • May-26-2016 I am a current student here

    you pay little, and receive a quality education. international students especially find this campus the most desirable due to the low cost (2x in state as opposed to 5x at ut/a&m).

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