Established in 1927, a state university, University of Houston (UH) is located at Calhoun Rd, Houston. It is the flagship institute of University of Houston.
There are approximately 42,704 students in the universities. The university offers more than 280 programs through its 14 academic colleges.
Most popular majors offered by the university:-
- Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Why Choose University of Houston?
- UH has 2 former Olympic tracks and also star trainers Carl Lewis and Leroy Burrell.
- One of the largest collection of public art collections in the country.
- Bernard Harris, the 1st African-American who walked into space is a UH alumni.
- Ranked #5 in the country for its online graduate programs as per US News.
- Ranked #1 for offering masters in Nation Subsea Engineering.
- The financial endowment of the university is 962.3 million USD.
University of Houston Schools and Colleges
UH offers 105 master’s, 46 doctoral and 2 professional degrees offered by 17 schools, departments and colleges of the university:-
- Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design
- Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts
- C.T. Bauer College of Business
- College of Education
- Cullen College of Engineering
- Honors College
- Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management
- UH Law Center
- College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
- College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
- College of Nursing
- College of Optometry
- College of Pharmacy
- Graduate College of Social Work
- College of Technology
- Graduate School
- Hobby School of Public Affairs
Campus and Housing Facility at University of Houston
This 667 acre multi-campus university has a branch campus in Sugar land along with Calhoun Road campus which is the main campus.
There are different living destinations for different purposes:-
- First year living
- Sophomore + up living
- Loft living
- Apartment Living
University of Houston Admission Process
Pre-Requisites for admission into University of Houston
- Official transcripts
- Test Scores: SAT/ACT/GRE/GMAT
- English proficiency test score: TOEFL/IELTS
- Letter of Recommendation
- Personal Statement
- Supplemental material
- Undergraduate students need to apply through Apply Texas Application or The Common Application.
- Graduate applications are processed through ApplyWeb.
|Undergraduate Applications||90 USD|
|Graduate Applications||125 USD|
Application Deadlines Undergraduate
Graduate – Deadlines depend upon the programs.
University of Houston Cost of Attendance
Estimated cost of attendance of the university is tabulated below:-
|Books and Supplies||1,300 USD|
|Other Fees||982 USD|
|Room and Board||9,984 USD|
|Other Expenses||3,956 USD|
Scholarship and Financial Aid offered by University of Houston
Around 59% of the full-time undergraduates receive 8,036 USD amount of need based scholarships or grant awards.
Apart from scholarships, financial help is provided through loans and work study programs for undergraduates and assistantships, fellowships, grants and loans for graduate students.
University of Houston Alumni
There are approximately 255,000 alumni of UH. Benefits of Alumni (UHAA – University of Houston Alumni Association):-
- Exclusive pricing for UHAA members at UHAA events
- Discount at numerous local and national businesses
- Life member car decal
- Alumnine Magazine subscription
Some Notable alumni:-
- James H. Bray - Former president of the American Psychological Association
- Robert W. Lawless - Former President of Texas Tech University and the University of Tulsa
- Arleigh B. Templeton - First President of the University of Texas at San Antonio; former President of Sam Houston State University, the University of Texas at El Paso, and Alvin Community College
- Dennis Quad – Actor
- Jack Valenti - former President, Motion Picture Association of America