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University of Houston

School Profile

  • University of HoustonPublic Four-year University in Houston, TX
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 28,800
First-year Undergraduate Students: 3,797
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 27,602
Graduate Students: 5,484
 

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Architectural Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biophysics
  • Bachelor of Business Communications
  • Bachelor of Business Statistics
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Ceramics
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering/Technology
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Commercial/Advertising Art
  • Bachelor of Communication Disorders
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer Systems Analysis
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Construction/Building Technologies
  • Bachelor of Dance
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Technologies
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering/Industrial Management
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design
  • Bachelor of Exercise Sciences
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - Business
  • Bachelor of Family/Consumer Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Financial Services Marketing
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foods/Nutrition Studies
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of Geology
  • Bachelor of GeophysicsSeismology
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of German Studies
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Health Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Human Development/Family Studies
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Industrial Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences/Systems
  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of Italian
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Kinesiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Latin
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Technologies
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Merchandising
  • Bachelor of Metal/Jewelry Arts
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General Performance
  • Bachelor of Music Theory/Composition
  • Bachelor of Nuclear Medical Technology
  • Bachelor of Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services
  • Bachelor of Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Bachelor of Painting
  • Bachelor of Personal/Financial Services Marketing
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Photography
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Planetary Sciences
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Prepharmacy
  • Bachelor of Printmaking
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Radio/Television
  • Bachelor of Russian/Slavic Area Studies
  • Bachelor of Sales and Distribution
  • Bachelor of Sculpture
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Speech/Rhetorical Studies
  • Bachelor of Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
  • Bachelor of Sport/Fitness Administration
  • Bachelor of Trade/Industrial Education
  • Bachelor of Urban Studies

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees

Tuition

  • In-state tuition and fees: $8,496
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $16,806

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required for Some
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 79
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 587
  • TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 96

Athletics

Member: NCAA
Team name: Cougars

Rankings

  • Ranked #81 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #21 Entrepreneurship
  • Ranked #95 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #206 High School Counselor Rankings
  • Ranked #94 Best Business Schools
  • Ranked #50 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #104 Best Education Schools
  • Ranked #78 Best Engineering Schools
  • Ranked #51 Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
  • Ranked #36 Chemical
  • Ranked #81 Civil
  • Ranked #78 Computer Engineering
  • Ranked #75 Electrical / Electronic / Communications
  • Ranked #55 Environmental / Environmental Health
  • Ranked #38 Industrial / Manufacturing
  • Ranked #66 Materials
  • Ranked #84 Mechanical
  • Ranked #56 Best Law Schools
  • Ranked #6 Healthcare Law
  • Ranked #6 Intellectual Property Law
  • Ranked #58 Law Firms Rank Schools
  • Ranked #8 Part-time Law
  • Ranked #160 Biological Sciences
  • Ranked #83 Chemistry
  • Ranked #92 Clinical Psychology
  • Ranked #110 Computer Science
  • Ranked #63 Earth Sciences
  • Ranked #72 Economics
  • Ranked #87 English
  • Ranked #93 Fine Arts
  • Ranked #107 History
  • Ranked #68 Math
  • Ranked #51 Pharmacy
  • Ranked #102 Physics
  • Ranked #72 Political Science
  • Ranked #117 Psychology
  • Ranked #100 Public Affairs
  • Ranked #36 Social Work
  • Ranked #113 Speech-Language Pathology
  • Ranked #3 Admissions Selectivity
  • Ranked #32 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #3 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

122 E. Cullen Building
Houston, TX 77204-2023
(713) 743-1010
Fax: (713) 743-9633
admissions@uh.edu
Contact: Djuana Young
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 70%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 70%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 12,571
Female applicants 6,561
Male applicants 6,010
Applicants accepted 8,847
Female applicants accepted 4,554
Male applicants accepted 4,293
Freshman enrollment 3,637
Female freshman enrollment 1,732
Male freshman enrollment 1,905
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 89%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 88%
SAT Critical Reading average score 526
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 470-580
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
 
SAT Math average score 563
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 510-620
 
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 33%
Average ACT Composite score 23
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 20-25
 
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 19-25
 
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 20-26
 

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