University of Houston

United States of America

388th US-News World Ranking

University of Houston Background

Established in 1927, the University of Houston is a public state university in Houston, Texas. It is a state research university and the flagship institution of the University of Houston System. The Carnegie foundation has classified the university as a research university with high research activity.

University of Houston Programs, Courses and Schools

University of Houston has 13 colleges; College of the Arts; College of Architecture and Design; College of Business; College of Education; College of Engineering; College of Hotel and Restaurant Management; Law Center; College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences; College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics; College of Nursing; College of Optometry; College of Pharmacy; Graduate College of Social Work; College of Technology. The most popular majors at University of Houston include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Psychology, Social Sciences and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. University of Houston offers over 150 programs and degrees.

University of Houston has over 32,700 students and out of which over 26,000 are enrolled in undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 21:1and the acceptance rate is 60%. The percentage of students granted financial aid is 86%.

University of Houston Ranking, Achievements and USP

University of Houston's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 171. The university annually conducts $150 million in research, and operates more than 40 research centers and institutes on campus. The university has an on-campus Hilton hotel that is part of the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and is staffed by students in the College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.

University of Houston Tuition

Its in-state tuition fees is $10,890 for 2018-19 and out-of-state tuition fee is $26,340 for 2018-19.

University of Houston Notable Alumni

James H. Bray (Former president of the American Psychological Association), Jim Parsons (Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor, The Big Bang Theory)

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The Executive Master of Hospitality Management (MHM) degree program is designed to meet the hospitality industry s need for individuals who can refine their professional and academic skills and obtain the advanced specialized abilities necessary to excel in the demanding arena of hospitality management.

Transcripts, letters of recommendation, personal goal statement, Resume, TOEFL ibt of 79, IELTS of 6.5

Guest Service Manager, General Manager, Area Sales Manager,Food and Beverage Director, Partner Services Coordinator, Front Office Manager, Assistant Director

1st May


M.S. program prepares students who have a strong interest in research-oriented engineering related to the medical device field. MS degree will be offered with two options: thesis-based and non-thesis-based.

Transcripts, Letters of recommendation, Personal goal statement, Resume, TOEFL ibt of 79, IELTS of 6.5,

Biomechanical engineer, Rehabilitation engineer, Clinical engineer, Bioengineering researcher

1st May


Petroleum engineering is the field of engineering concerned with the exploration, extraction and storage of petroleum, among other activities.

Transcripts, letters of recommendation, personal goal statement, Resume, TOEFL ibt of 79, IELTS of 6.5

Petroleum engineer, Petroleum geologists, Reservoir engineers, Drilling engineers, Production engineers

1st May


The Master of Science in Accountancy Program (MSACCY) provides a broad based business education that equips students with the necessary technical knowledge, communication skills, and critical thinking abilities expected by employers.

Transcripts, Letters of recommendation, Personal goal statement, Resume, TOEFL ibt of 79, IELTS of 6.5,

Auditor, Public Accountant, Forensic and Investigative Accountant, Personal Financial Planner, Budget Analyst, Controller, Tax PlannerVenture Capitalist

1st May


The degree provides basic knowledge, skills and ethical considerations to prepare students for entry into advertising careers. Specific areas of study include theory, principles, analytical and critical skills, ethical requirements, copywriting, media planning and placement, campaign design and execution requirements, research methodologies, data analysis techniques, and communications skills especially appropriate for advertising careers.

High School transcript, official secondary school/high school academic records, TOEFL ibt of 79/ IELTS 6.5, SAT I of 1100/ ACT of 24

Careers in account management and digital strategist to copywriting, media planning, and corporate marketing

1st Dec

a) University online application

b) $75 application fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Critical Reading (510-610), Math (540-640), ACT Composite (23-28)

f) Average GPA 3.53

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: PBT-550, IBT-79, IELTS-6.5

i) Acceptance rate: 60% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.


Undergraduate: USD 25,330

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at the University of Houston is USD 20,300 approx.


Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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