Acceptance Rate


Avg.Financial Aid



About University of Houston

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private


4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College




Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.


Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


University of Houston is a public university established in 1927 which facilitates academic excellence with the relevant skills required for the dynamic environment. There are about 25 research centers provided by the university. It continues to develop a strong tradition with excellent academics.

The University of Houston is committed to offering affordable and accessible education to its student. The university believes in providing opportunities that the students need to make their mark in the world.

The university with the student-faculty ratio of 22:1 prides itself on the excellent attention that faculties provide to its students. The institution also organizes awareness programs for its students. These programs are designed in such a way to provide helps to its students with advising, writing assistance, and subject-area tutoring.

The university also provides flexible programs which involve the latest technology to deliver the courses online. UH Online degrees are prepared according to the requirement of the job market and also to satisfy the needs of the students. It makes sure that the busy schedule of the students does not affect the classes. thus implementing many online resources to make it more flexible.

UH access or my UH is the online dashboard provided to support students with the access to all the information of the university. It also helps to track information like attendance and mark sheet.

The total student population is 46,324 which consists of both full-time and part-time students. The University of Houston has an alumni base of more than 18,000, who all are making their mark on the world today.

Some of the notable alumni of The University of Houston are Elizabeth Warren the United States Senator, Dennis Quaid an American actor, Hakeem Olajuwon a basketball player, Wade Phillips the American football coach, and a lot other are there at good positions.

University of Houston accreditation is provided by the by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, professional and doctoral degrees.

Location & Contact


212 E. Cullen Building


Email: N/A
Phone: 7137431000
Fax: N/A
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Check where UH stands. Following rankings are provided by the US News based on the performance of the university.

  • 185 in National Universities

  • 133 in Best Value Schools

  • x133 in Best Value Schools

  • 92 in Top Public Schools


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


SAT Range

1130 - 1310

ACT Range

22 - 28

Application Fee




High School GPA


Accept Common App


The admission process is not so cumbersome. Different courses require different requirements to be fulfilled. However, the process for admission remains the same. The steps required for the admission process are as given below:

  • Request for information or visit the campus

  • Submit your application online

  • You also have to submit official documents

  • You need to file for the financial assistance form

  • Register for the classes

All the necessary documents along with the applicatin fee of $75 must be sent the admissions department of the university on before the deadline.

A candidate must also be strong in their academics and maintain a SAT range of 1130 - 1310 and SAT range of 22 - 28.

University of Houston Admissions Office

In case of any problem, you are advised to contact the Office of Admissions at

University of Houston

Office of Admissions

4434 University Drive

Houston, TX 77204

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


Average Annual Cost


Books And Supplies


Other Fees


Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


From the table above, it proves that undergraduate tuition and fees vary depending on your department, your residence status, your graduate level, and the courses you’re taking.

Be sure to check college fees and course fees in addition to basic tuition and University fees for a full picture of what you’ll pay. Additional fees, such as parking, are not included on the schedule of charges.

The cost to study at The University of Houston is quite affordable and with various financial assistance to its students to make the course much more cost-effective. However, its fee varies for the different types of programs on a yearly basis.

The total average annual tuition cost for studying at the university is $7,911. While books and supplies costs around $1,300, room and board comes to $9,104, and other fees need to pay is $1,002.

For any further information about the tuition, we suggest you to follow the official website or our tuition page by clicking below. 


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Psychology, General

432 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

384 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

311 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

311 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

262 Graduates

Biology, General

257 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

255 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

221 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

199 Graduates


184 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

168 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

168 Graduates

Petroleum Engineering

158 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

150 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

145 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

144 Graduates


143 Graduates

Political Science and Government

131 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

118 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

108 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

108 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

105 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

100 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

96 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

94 Graduates


88 Graduates


85 Graduates


81 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

80 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

79 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

78 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

76 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

74 Graduates


73 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

67 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

66 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

65 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

64 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

62 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

60 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

60 Graduates


59 Graduates


57 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

52 Graduates

Civil Engineering

51 Graduates


50 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

49 Graduates


41 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

41 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

39 Graduates


37 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

32 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

31 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

28 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

27 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

27 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

24 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

22 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

22 Graduates


22 Graduates


20 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

19 Graduates

Computer Engineering

17 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

13 Graduates

Interior Architecture

13 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

8 Graduates

American Sign Language

7 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

4 Graduates

Environmental Design

3 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




24% White

2% Unknown

10% Black

35% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

22% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$68,874 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,880/year.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

red and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

American Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)



Cross Country



Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)


Cross Country




Swimming and Diving


Track and Field


Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


Campus Emergency Phones


24-Hour Escort Safety rides


Mobile Campus Emergency Alert


The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At UH, $9,368 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. University of Houston has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at UH costs around $3,880 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UH, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 50% and 50%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$108 - 287

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


The university does provide financial assistance to needy students in the form of financial aid. The students need to search for those financial aids for which they are eligible.

The students are required to file the FAFSA form in order to be eligible for the financial aids provided by the university.

University of Houston federal school code is 003652.

Students are eligible to receive average annual financial assistance of $9,336.

Additionally, a candidate would also receice assistance in the form of gift aid, federal grants, state aid, and institutional aid amounting to $9.336, $4,990, $5,951, and $5,233.

University of Houston Financial Aid Office

In case you need help you can reach the Financial Aid Office, you can contact them at:

University of Houston 

Welcome Center

4400 University Drive

Houston, TX 77204-2010

You can also contact university through the email address at sfa@central.uh.edu, You can also call the financial aid team at (713) 743-1010.

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