Ranking  360      90
Country United States
City Houston
Bachelor (foreigners)12,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)9,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)7,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $825-1,499 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 70%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1927
Abbreviation UH
Teachers 1,271
Students 33,467
Foreigners 10%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Scarlet red and albino white
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
In Time
• Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
• University of Houston System
• Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
• Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
World ranking360
Country ranking90
Citations per Faculty226
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology310
Life Sciences and Medicine399
Natural Science355
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science76
Economics & Business76
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking360
QS World University Rankings542
ARWU Academic Ranking201
Cost of living in Houston
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 412 651
Food 240 459
Transportation 36 127
Communications and utilities 94 103
Clothing 20 72
Sports and leisure 23 88
Accommodation in Houston USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre417
Shared room in city centre658
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre727
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,028
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة هيوستن
German University of Houston
Spanish Universidad de Houston
French Université d'Houston
Japanese ヒューストン大学
Korean 휴스턴대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Huston
Russian Университет Хьюстона
Chinese 休斯顿大学
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University of Houston (UH) - public higher education institution in United States.

University of Houston - Description

The University of Houston was founded in 1927. Acreage was acquired for a permanent campus in 1936, and the first building, the Roy Gustav Cullen Memorial Building, opened in 1939. UH public service and community activities, such as cultural offerings, clinical services, policy studies, and small-business initiatives, serve a diverse metropolitan population. Likewise, the resources of the Gulf Coast region complement and enrich the university's academic programs, providing students with professional expertise, practical experience, and career opportunities. In fact, more than 84 percent of our students secure career-level jobs within three months of graduation. UH has awarded more than 200,000 degrees, and approximately 75 percent of our alumni remain in the Houston area. UH offers 109 bachelor's, 131 master's, 51 doctoral, and three special professional degree programs through the university's 12 colleges. The university awards more than 6,500 degrees annually. UH is the most ethnically diverse research university in the nation. The 35,180 students enrolled in fall 2004 were 39.5 percent white, 18.7 percent Asian/Pacific Islander, 18.1 percent Hispanic, 13.0 percent African American, 8.1 percent International, 0.4 percent Native American, and 2.2 percent unknown; 75 percent undergraduate and 25 percent postbaccalaureate, graduate, and professional; 48 percent male and 52 percent...

Description of University of Houston

The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier-One public
research university recognized throughout the world as a leader in energy
research, law, business and environmental education. UH serves the
globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast region by providing world-class
faculty, experiential learning, strategic industry partnerships and state
-of-the-art facilities such as the interdisciplinary Energy Research Park and
the Nanofabrication Facility. Located in America's fourth-largest city, UH is
one of the most ethnically diverse metropolitan research university in the United
States, serving more than 40,900 students in one of the most culturally
diverse regions in the country. In addition to preparing its students to
succeed in today's global economy, UH is a catalyst within its own
community - changing lives through health, education and outreach
projects that help build a future for children in Houston, in Texas and
around the world. Other distinctive merits of UH include a strong student
experience, a historic Division I athletics program, top-level arts programs
and an internationally recognized faculty that includes a Nobel Laureate,
National Medal of Science winners, Pulitzer and Tony awards winners and
members of prestigious National Academies. The Princeton Review has
chosen UH for inclusion in its guidebooks of the nation's best colleges and
the nation's best value colleges for undergraduates. Nestled on a tree-lined campus,
UH is just minutes from downtown Houston, the Texas Medical Center, and Houston's bustling theater and
museum districts, the University of Houston is home to world-class
teaching, revolutionary research and nationally recognized students - all
working together to create a globally competitive educational environment

Programs - Bachelor - University of Houston

Bachelor Accounting, Business
Bachelor Advertising, Communications
Bachelor American Sign Language and Interpreting
Bachelor Anthropology
Bachelor Architecture
Bachelor Art
Bachelor Art History
Bachelor Art W/Professional Development Sequence in Education
Bachelor Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences
Bachelor Biology
Bachelor Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor Biotechnology
Bachelor Business
Bachelor Chemical Engineering
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Chinese Studies
Bachelor Civil Engineering
Bachelor Communication
Bachelor Communication Sciences & Disorders
Bachelor Computer Engineering
Bachelor Computer Engineering Technology
Bachelor Computer Information Systems
Bachelor Computer Science–Business
Bachelor Computer Science–Systems
Bachelor Construction Management Technology
Bachelor Construction Management Technology–Surveying & Mapping
Bachelor Corporate Communication
Bachelor Creative Writing, English
Bachelor Dance
Bachelor Digital Media
Bachelor Earth Science
Bachelor Economics
Bachelor Electrical Engineering
Bachelor Electrical Power Engineering Technology
Bachelor English
Bachelor Entrepreneurship, Business
Bachelor Environmental Design
Bachelor Environmental Science
Bachelor Exercise Science, Kinesiology
Bachelor Finance, Business
Bachelor French
Bachelor Geology
Bachelor Geophysics, Physics
Bachelor Graphic Communications Technology
Bachelor Health
Bachelor Health Communication
Bachelor History
Bachelor Hotel & Restaurant Management
Bachelor Human Development & Family Studies
Bachelor Human Resource Development
Bachelor Industrial Design
Bachelor Industrial Engineering
Bachelor Information Systems Technology
Bachelor Integrated Communication, Communication
Bachelor Interdisciplinary Studies in Curriculum & Instruction
Bachelor Interior Architecture
Bachelor Interpersonal, Communication
Bachelor Italian Studies
Bachelor Journalism, Communication
Bachelor Kinesiology–Exercise Science
Bachelor Kinesiology–Sports Administration
Bachelor Liberal Studies
Bachelor Logistics Technology
Bachelor Management Information Systems, Business
Bachelor Management, Business
Bachelor Marketing, Business
Bachelor Mathematical Biology
Bachelor Mathematics
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering Technology
Bachelor Media Production, Communication
Bachelor Media Studies, Communication
Bachelor Music
Bachelor Music Composition
Bachelor Music Theory
Bachelor Music–Applied
Bachelor Music–Area of Elective Studies
Bachelor Nutrition (Human Nutrition & Foods)
Bachelor Optometry
Bachelor Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Bachelor Painting, Art
Bachelor Petroleum Engineering
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Photography/Digital Media, Art
Bachelor Physics
Bachelor Political Science
Bachelor Psychology
Bachelor Public Relations, Communications
Bachelor Retailing and Consumer Science
Bachelor Sculpture, Art
Bachelor Sociology
Bachelor Spanish
Bachelor Supply Chain & Logistics Technology
Bachelor Supply Chain Management
Bachelor Technology Leadership & Supervision
Bachelor Technology Leadership & Supervision–Occupational Technology
Bachelor Theatre
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Programs - Master - University of Houston

Master Accountancy (M.S.)
Master Aerospace Engineering (M.S.)
Master Anthropology (M.A.)
Master Applied Economics (M.A.)
Master Applied English Linguistics (M.A.)
Master Applied Mathematics (M.S.)
Master Architecture (M.Arch.)
Master Art (Mfa)
Master Art History (M.A.)
Master Biochemistry (M.S.)
Master Biology (M.S.)
Master Business Administration (MBA)
Master Chemical Engineering (M.S.)
Master Chemical Engineering (Mche)
Master Chemistry (M.S.)
Master Civil Engineering (M.S.)
Master Civil Engineering (Mce)
Master Communication (M.A.)
Master Communication Sciences and Disorders (M.A.)
Master Computer & Systems Engineering (M.S.)
Master Computer Science (M.S.)
Master Construction Management Technology (M.T.)
Master Counseling Master Program (M.Ed.)
Master Creative Writing (MFA)
Master Education (M.Ed.)
Master Education in Allied Health Education and Administration (M.Ed.)
Master Education in Health Education (M.Ed.)
Master Education in Physical Education, online (M.Ed.)
Master Education in Physical Education, traditional (M.Ed.)
Master Electrical Engineering (MEE)
Master English and American Literature (M.A.)
Master Environmental Engineering (M.S.)
Master Exercise Science (M.S.)
Master Finance (M.S.)
Master Geology (M.S.)
Master Geophysics (M.S.)
Master History (M.A.)
Master Hospitality Management (M.S.)
Master Human Nutrition (M.S.)
Master Human Resources Development (M.S.)
Master Human Space Exploration Sciences (M.S.)
Master Industrial Engineering (Mie)
Master Industrial Engineering - Engineering Management (Mie/Mgt)
Master Law (Ll.M.)
Master Materials Engineering (M.S.)
Master Mathematics (M.A.)
Master Mathematics (M.S.)
Master Mechanical Engineering (M.S.)
Master Mechanical Engineering (Mme)
Master Music (M.M.)
Master Network Communications (M.T.)
Master Petroleum Engineering (M.S.)
Master Petroleum Engineering (Mpe)
Master Pharmacy Administration (M.S.)
Master Philosophy (M.A.)
Master Physics (M.S.)
Master Physiological Optics/Vision Science (M.S.)
Master Political Science (M.A.)
Master Public Administration (Mpa)
Master Social Work (Msw)
Master Sociology (M.A.)
Master Spanish (M.A.)
Master Technology Project Management (M.S.)
Master Technology Project Management - Information Systems Security (M.S.)
Master Technology Project Management - Logistics (M.S.)
Master Theatre (Mfa)
Master Theatre(M.A.)
Master World Cultures and Literature (M.A.) Doctoral Programs
Master Accountancy & Taxation (Ph.D.)
Master Aerospace Engineering (Ph.D.)
Master Biochemistry (Ph.D.)
Master Biology (Ph.D.)
Master Chemical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Master Chemistry (Ph.D.)
Master Civil Engineering (Ph.D.)
Master Combined Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D./Ph.D.)
Master Computer Science (Ph.D.)
Master Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.)
Master Curriculum and Instruction (Ed.D.)
Master Educational Psychology and Individual Differences (Ph.D.)
Master Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Master English and American Literature (Ph.D.)
Master Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.)
Master Finance (Ph.D.)
Master Geology (Ph.D.)
Master Geophysics (Ph.D.)
Master History (Ph.D.)
Master Industrial Engineering (Ph.D.)
Master Kinesiology (Ph.D.)
Master Law (J.D.)
Master Literature and Creative Writing (Ph.D.)
Master Management (Ph.D.)
Master Management Information Systems (Ph.D.)
Master Marketing (Ph.D.)
Master Materials Engineering (Ph.D.)
Master Mathematics (Ph.D.)
Master Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Master Music (Dma)
Master Optometry (O.D.)
Master Pharmaceutics (Ph.D.)
Master Pharmacology (Ph.D.)
Master Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
Master Pharmacy Administration (Ph.D.)
Master Physics (Ph.D.)
Master Physiological Optics/Vision Science (Ph.D.)
Master Political Science (Ph.D.)
Master Professional Leadership (Ed.D.)
Master Psychology (Ph.D.)
Master School Psychology (Ph.D.)
Master Social Work (Ph.D.)
Master Spanish (Ph.D.)
Master Supply Chain Management (Ph.D.), Formerly Operations Management
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