Overview

Student Population
45,364
National Rank
#428
University of Houston overview
Location Houston, Texas
Online uh.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
University of Houston overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation 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 20,768 prospective students applied, and 12,691 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,959 enrolled in the school.  33,123 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 12,241 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $7,911 plus fees of $1,002. University of Houston is ranked 428 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Difficult 
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SAT 1180/1340
ACT 23/27
GPA 3.54
Applications Accepted
61.1% 
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Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$7,911
In State Costs for University of Houston
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,002
Room and Board $9,104
Budget for Other Expenses$3,908
Total One Year Cost$23,225
Out of State Tuition
$20,271
Out of State Costs for University of Houston
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,002
Room and Board $9,104
Budget for Other Expenses$3,908
Total One Year Cost$35,585

Outcomes

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

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%

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