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University of Houston

Campus Life and Facilities

UH Says...

In the midst of a bustling international city, the University of Houston's 667-acre campus is a lush, green oasis. Fountains and sculptures adorn the grounds, while manicured lawns and tree-filled parks offer breathing room.

At the same time, the campus offers all the amenities and high-tech facilities required by modern university life; i...
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UH Students Say...

A very large percentage of the student body lives at home, so “the campus grows much more quiet in the evenings and on weekends,” and stores and restaurants close earlier than normal. However, UH “is in the middle of a tran­sition from being a commuter campus to a residential campus” and has announced plans to build two more dorms in the next few y...

Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Admissions

4400 University

Houston, TX 77204-2023

United States

Phone: 713-743-1010

Fax: 713-743-7542

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 77
Fire Safety Rating: 93
Green Rating: 83
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 594.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.uh.edu/police/annualreport.html

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 18.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:357
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:18
Number of Social Sororities:19
    % of women who join:3%
Number of Social Fraternities:23
% of men who join: 4
Number of Religious Organizations:58
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.uh.edu/wrc/GLBTQResources.html http://www.caps.uh.edu/ http://www.caps.uh.edu/about-staff.aspx http://caps.uh.edu/services-group-counseling.aspx
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://www.caps.uh.edu/about-diversity.aspx http://www.caps.uh.edu/outreach-diversity.aspx CAPS offers a Cultural Connections (for students of color) group and a First in the Family group (for first generation students)
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Cougars
Women's Sports Team Name:Cougars
Team Mascot:Cougar
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Rice University
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 28
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 53.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, Dell, Gateway, HP educational pricing available.
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Blaffer Art gallery, language lab, University Hilton (staffed in part by students in Coll. of Hotel and Restaurant Management), Moores School of Music Opera House.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    77
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    93
  • Green Rating:
    83
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    48%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    18.00
  • # of Organizations:
    357
  • # of Honor Societies:
    18
  • # of Social Sororities:
    19
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    23
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    58
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