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University of Houston

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Rating

Public

Type

51,999

Students

$20,747

Tuition

65%

Acceptance

#341

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Houston, TX

212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX 77204-2018

University of Houston is a very large public university located in Houston, TX ranked 17th in Texas. It has a total of 42,723 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 64.98% acceptance rate. University of Houston offers 225 different majors and is best known for its Construction Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technologies, and Biotechnology programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $8,219 for in-state students and $20,747 for those from out-of-state, University of Houston is reasonably pricey. 54.69% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to earn more or less $51,600 per year, which is 24% above the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$21,749
Above Average

University of Houston

$21,749

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$36,507

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$28,886

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

65%Acceptance
Less Selective

University of Houston

65%

National

69%
Sat

1140 - 1310

88% of students submit

Admissions Yield

34%

ACT

21 - 27

36% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$75

Students

42,723Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

95%

Part-Time

5%
Male

50%

In-state

83%

Female

50%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

14%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
6% Psychology, General5% Accounting4% Finance, General84% Others

6% Psychology, General

5% Accounting

4% Finance, General

84% Others

Psychology, General

6%

608 Graduates

Accounting

5%

500 Graduates

Finance, General

4%

438 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

4%

370 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

3%

309 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

302 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

3%

295 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

3%

275 Graduates

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

3%

272 Graduates

Academics

A
Professors
StudentsProfessors23:123:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

23

Number of Library Books

1,861,952

Academic Spend per Student

$8,052

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

Full-time Retention Rate

85%

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$43,100/Year

University of Houston

$43,100

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$43,100

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$51,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

54%