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University of Houston

Houston, TX
The Basics
University of Houston
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UH Says...



Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate more than 37,000 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 6,500 degrees...
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Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Admissions

4400 University

Houston, TX 77204-2023

United States

Phone: 713-743-1010

Fax: 713-743-7542

Website

Admissions See more

GETTING IN: SELECTIVE
Applicants:
17,407
Acceptance Rate:
58%

ENROLLMENT

Total Undergraduate Enrollment:
31,587
Undergraduates from
In-State / Out-of-State: 
Out-of-State
In-State

TEST SCORE RANGES OF INCOMING FRESHMAN

SAT Reading Range
490     610
SAT Math Range
540     640
ACT Composite Range
22     27

ADMISSIONS DEADLINES

Regular
April
1

VERY IMPORTANT ADMISSIONS FACTORS

  • Academic
  • Rigor of Secondary School Record
  • Class Rank
  • Standardized Test Scores

Academics & Majors See more

Student/Faculty Ratio
22:1
Number of Majors: 136

  • Top Majors
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Psychology, General


  • Degrees Offered
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral/Research
  • Doctoral/Professional

% OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Sports See more

Athletics Division: Division I Number of Men's Sports: 7 Sports Team Name: Cougars Number of Women's Sports: 11

Student Body See more

Gender
Female
Male
Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic/Latino
White
Nonresident Aliens
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
Unknown
Full or Part-Time
Full-Time
Part-Time

Campus Life/Facilities See more

Campus Size: 594 acresNumber of Student Organizations: 357 Ugrads Living On Campus: 18% % of Wireless Classrooms: 100%
98% of campus is accesible to physically disabled students.

✓ Note Taking
✓ Reader Service
✓ Tape Recorder
✓ Tutors

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Tuition & Aid See more

In-State Tuition
$9,564
Out-of-State Tuition:
$23,424
Average Total Financial Aid Package:
$12,977

Average Freshman Scholarship Package:
$10,074
Avg. % of Need Met:
68%

Rankings And Lists

  • Best Value Colleges for 2014 – Public
  • Lots of Race/Class Interaction:
    # 15
  • Scotch and Soda, Hold the Scotch:
    # 16
  • Stone-Cold Sober Schools:
    # 18
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At A Glance

  • Year Founded:
    1927
  • School Type:
    Public
  • Religious Affiliation:
    No Affiliation
  • Academic Calendar:
    Semester
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • Enrollment:
    31,587
  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    22:1
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    04/01
  • In-State Tuition:
    $9,564
  • Out-of-State Tuition:
    $23,424
  • Financial Aid Deadline:
    Rolling Basis