University of Houston

Houston, TX, USA
3.79 Average Rating

The University of Houston is a public research institution and the third-largest university in Texas. UH is home to 16 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in 108 fields of study. A diverse campus, UH has been designated an Hispanic-, Asian American-, Native American-, and Pacific Islander-serving institution. Throughout the year, UH students participate in a number of university traditions such as the annual Frontier Fiesta and weekly Cougar Red Fridays.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
89%
Out of State Students
3%
0
100
59%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1154
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision June 15, 2018
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
45,364
Total Number of Undergrads
37,215
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
18%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
48%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
22:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,134
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,537
Out-of-State Tuition
$20,729
0
100
60%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
80%
Average Aid Per Year
$12,374
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
549
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Houston
Dallas
Austin
San Antonio
San Francisco
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$49,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.79 Average Rating
in my opinion, this school is underrated. it is an excellent university with excellent professors and spectacular school spirit. it can definitely compete with other texas universities.
Christopher from Houston, TX
the university of houston is a campus full of life and spirit! the school has so much to offer from tons of clubs to join to constant school functions going on at all times. it is impossible to be bored here for there is always something to do.
Angie

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