University of Houston

212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX
4-year
Large
Urban

University of Houston rankings and awards

Questions and Answers about University of Houston

Maria D.
4 months ago
How does University of Houston help connect students to internships?
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4 months ago
What is Cougar Pathway?
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4 months ago
How does receiving financial aid from University of Houston work after applying to the FASFA?
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4 months ago
Is a 3 credit summer study abroad program eligible with FAFSA?
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5 months ago
Is the school culture at University of Houston more competitive or communal?
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5 months ago
How do students receive work-study at University of Houston?
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Majors offered at University of Houston

Biggest majors
Psychology, General
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness
Finance and Financial Management Services

Academics at University of Houston

1130-1310
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
22-28
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
22 to 1
Selectivity
Less Selective (62% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for University of Houston Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
University of Houston Students15%28%15%46%2%2%1%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%37%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
University of Houston Students
26%
72%
Male
Female
< 2% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for University of Houston students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)80k
Electrical Engineer78k
Software Engineer77k
Mechanical Engineer71k
Project Engineer70k
Software Developer68k
Financial Analyst64k
Based on 32,424 student responses
57.5kAvg. Early Career Pay
104.3kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
50%in High-Meaning careers
24%in STEM careers

Net price of attending University of Houston

University of Houston financial aid

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Student reviews of University of Houston

by Bold.org students

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Recommended by

97% of students

Known for

Lots of interesting clubs and activities
LGBTQ+ friendly
Diverse and Inclusive
Welcoming student body
Close to activities in a city
Emily Carreon
Crocheting
Volunteering
Foreign Languages

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I love how it feels like a community. There's many resources that can help you build a successful future and create long-lasting friendships.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

As any other low-income student would feel, tuition and housing options are a bit high. Better financial help would be greatly appreciated.

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

Great opportunities for career development.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Parking charges.

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I like the diversity that the school has to offer. They have many things going activities around campus all the time. My professors are very welcoming and easy to talk to.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I wish that things were closer together because the campus is so big.

Gisela Franco
Speech and Debate
Mentoring
Animals
Gaming + 4 others

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

The professors I've had are really amazing, they've sparked a passion in me and I go to campus every day excited to learn.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I wish there were more course sections available with a wider variety of professors available.

fatima olvera
Music
Nursing
Animals

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

It is a very diverse institution, and all the professors are friendly and fair.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The parking is not great, expensive and far.

Bryanna Nimmons
Advocacy And Activism
Public Policy
Cooking
Dance + 2 others

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I like that there are hundreds of resources for everything you could possibly imagine you might need a resource for.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I don't live on campus so I can't really say what I didn't like about it.

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