University of Houston

Public University

Houston, United States

The University of Houston (UH), founded in 1927, is a public research university in Houston, Texas, and the main institution of the University of Houston System. UH is the third largest university in Texas with over 46,000 students. The campus is spread across 667 acres in southeast Houston, and was Read more




Highlights of University of Houston

  • The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity."
  • The University of Houston's faculty includes three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, National Medal of Science recipient, and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
  • The University of Houston was ranked the 31st top college in the United States by Payscale and CollegeNet's Social Mobility Index college rankings.The U.S. News & World Report ranks the university No. 192 in its National University Rankings, and No. 102 among top public universities.
  • The University of Houston is notable for its diverse student body, and U.S. News & World Report ranks UH as the second-most ethnically diverse research university in the United States.
  • The student-faculty ratio at the University of Houston is 22:1, and the school has 25 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.
  • The student population at the University of Houston is 45,364 and the endowment amount in 2018 was calculated at 842.5 million $.

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