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University of Houston

Houston, Texas

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Overview

Student Population
47,090
University of Houston overview
Location Houston, Texas
Online uh.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
University of Houston overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Houston, Texas, University of Houston is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 28,645 prospective students applied, and 17,986 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,225 enrolled in the school.  34,354 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 12,736 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $8,449 plus fees of $1,008. UH is ranked 381 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

6/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

UH is rated within the top 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Houston within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
University of Houston overview
SAT 1120/1310
ACT 22/28
GPA 3.75
Applications Accepted
62.8% 
University of Houston overview
Applications Due Jul 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$8,449
In State Costs for University of Houston
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,360
Other Fees$1,008
Room and Board $9,750
Budget for Other Expenses$4,064
Total One Year Cost$24,631
Out of State Resident Tuition
$20,665
Out of State Costs for University of Houston
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,360
Other Fees$1,008
Room and Board $9,750
Budget for Other Expenses$4,064
Total One Year Cost$36,847

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
46% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Houston students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 30%
Psychology 8%
Social Sciences 7%
Communication 7%
Biology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225511 IPEDS survey data for University of Houston.

Current students may use the University of Houston GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.