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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