University of Houston

The University of Houston (UH) is a Tier One school in Texas, one of four in the state. It is a research institution with almost 41,000 students, making it the third-largest in the state.

The school has 12 academic colleges and makes available over 300 degree programs to its students. Those programs offer advanced and professional degrees in areas of study such as pharmacy and law, among others. The research budget totals nearly $130 million every year with as many as 40 research centers in operation on the campus. UH research includes intense areas of study including biomedical sciences and engineering, artificial intelligence and superconductivity, as well as many others.

The Princeton Review recognized UH as one of the U.S.’s top colleges. The school is listed in the Top 50 research institutions in the country and among the Top 300 in world rankings. UH has been listed as No. 190 among national universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Through UH-Online, the distance education arm of the university, students can earn an accredited online degree or participate in over 500 stand along online courses. Students can earn a bachelor's degree, master's degree or certificate entirely online.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (713) 743-1000
Address: 212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 31,000+ undergrad, 8,000+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 4,491
Out-of-State Tuition $ 11,154
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
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Environmental Design and Architecture
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
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Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Corporate Communications
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies
Hospitality Administration Management
Hotel Motel Administration Management
Human Resources Development
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Organizational Leadership
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
Communication and Journalism
Health Communication
Mass Media Studies
Public Relations
Radio and Television
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Graphics
Computer Systems Analysis
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance
Information Science Studies
Art Teacher Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education Of The Gifted
Educational Instructional Technology
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Foreign Language Teacher Education
General Science Teacher Education
Health Occupations Teacher Education
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Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
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Environmental Environmental Health Engineering
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Computer Engineering Technology Technician
Construction Engineering Technology Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician
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English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Rhetoric and Composition
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
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Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Business Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
Human Development and Family Studies
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
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French Language and Literature
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Italian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
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Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Public Applied History
Legal Professions and Studies
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
Health Law
Intellectual Property Law
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law
International Law and Legal Studies
Tax Law Taxation
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
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Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Sport and Fitness Administration Management
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Geology Earth Science
Geophysics and Seismology
Clinical Psychology
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Educational Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
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Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Work
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Political Science and Government
Visual and Performing Arts
Art Art Studies
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
Graphic Design
Industrial and Product Design
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance
Music Theory and Composition
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