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University of Houston

Houston, TX
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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...
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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...

Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Admissions

4400 University

Houston, TX 77204-2023

United States

Phone: 713-743-1010

Fax: 713-743-7542

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
18%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

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 Wellness Housing Theme Housing

Other Housing Options:

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

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
Registered Student Organizations
357
Number of Honor Societies
18
Number of Social Sororities
19
Number of Religious Organizations
58

Sports

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Cougars Women's Sports Team Name :Cougars Team Mascot :Cougar
# of sports for women, varsity
11
# of sports for men, varsity
7

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrossCountry Diving Golf Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Football Golf TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Student Services

Other Services
DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT 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)

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% 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.

Campus Safety

Quality of Life Rating
77
Fire Safety Rating
93

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/

ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Rice University
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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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%
  • # of Organizations:
    357
  • # of Honor Societies:
    18
  • # of Social Sororities:
    19
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    23
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    58