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#5 Best Public Universities in Texas

University of Houston

Houston, Texas

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Overview

Student Population
46,324
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
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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 25,393 prospective students applied, and 16,500 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,680 enrolled in the school.  33,608 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 12,716 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $8,219 plus fees of $1,002. UH is ranked 435 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
8/10
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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
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SAT 1140/1310
ACT 22/27
GPA 3.54
Applications Accepted
65% 
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Applications Due Jul 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$8,219
In State Costs for University of Houston
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,338
Other Fees$1,002
Room and Board $9,368
Budget for Other Expenses$4,052
Total One Year Cost$23,979
Out of State Resident Tuition
$20,747
Out of State Costs for University of Houston
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,338
Other Fees$1,002
Room and Board $9,368
Budget for Other Expenses$4,052
Total One Year Cost$36,507

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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.