University of Houston

Houston, TX

University of Houston

Houston, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$9,457

$21,673

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
660
25th
560
75th
28
25th
21
75th
27
25th
22
75th
28
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

22

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,986
Declined 10,659
Total Received 28,645
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Public

42,607

undergraduate students

8,610

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Houston, founded in 1927, is a public research institution comprised of 14 academic colleges and an interdisciplinary Honors College. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Honors, Hotel & Restaurant Management, Law, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, and Social Work. Its campus is located in Houston.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 51,217
Established in 1927
Coeducational Coeducational

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Scholarships

594-acre, urban campus in Houston (population: 2,312,717) three miles from downtown; branch campuses at Sugar Land and Katy. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to airport. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX
77004

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
45%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
660
25th
560
75th
28
25th
21
75th
27
25th
22
75th
28
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
Application deadline (final deadline) June 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,986
Declined 10,659
Total Received 28,645

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,544

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,449
Room $5,542
Board $4,208
Additional fees $1,008
Books & supplies $1,360
Total $20,567
Average Financial Aid - $6,544
Total with Avg. Aid $14,023

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $73,686,834
State $26,902,399
Institutional $39,037,545
Other external $7,080,738
Total $146,707,516

Non-need-based

Federal
State $0
Institutional $14,785,292
Other external $2,861,343
Total $17,646,635

Scholarships

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Financial Aid Office


P: 713 743-1010
F: 713 743-9098
sfa@mail.uh.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, cricket, cycling, fencing, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cycling, fencing, soccer, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track (indoor/outdoor)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
American Sign Language (ASL).
Anthropology, General.
Applied Economics.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Banking and Financial Support Services.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Corporate Communications, General.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Graphics.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geophysics and Seismology.
Graphic Design.
Health Communication.
Health Law.
Health and Wellness, General.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Nutrition.
Human Resources Development.
Industrial Engineering.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Industrial and Product Design.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology Project Management.
Intellectual Property Law.
Interior Architecture.
International Law and Legal Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematical Biology.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Operations Management and Supervision.
Organizational Leadership.
Painting.
Petroleum Engineering.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics.
Philosophy.
Photography.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
School Psychology.
Sculpture.
Social Psychology.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Surveying Engineering.
Systems Engineering.
Tax Law/Taxation.
Vision Science/Physiological Optics.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Finance
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-pharmacy

51,217

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

42,607
students

Female
50%
21,425

Male
50%
21,182

17%

8,610
students

Female
54%
4,688

Male
46%
3,922

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

29,747
students

Female
51%
15,199

Male
49%
14,548

30%

12,860
students

Female
48%
6,226

Male
52%
6,634

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
35%
Hispanic/Latino
22%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 28

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 106
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
Nigeria
Pakistan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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