University of Houston

Acceptance Rate 65.52 %
SAT Average 1,235
2023 Tuition & Fees $21,891
Student Population 47,031
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,290

Academic Overview

University of Houston Campus, Houston, TX
University of Houston is a public, four-years institute located in Houston, Texas. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,698 for Texas residents and $21,891 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,727 for Texas residents and $18,871 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 47,031 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 65.52% and the graduation rate is 62% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Houston varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $60,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Houston's tuition & fees is $9,698 for Texas residents and $21,891 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $9,727 for in-state students and $18,871 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Houston. The acceptance rate of Houston is 65.52% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27.92%. The average graduation rate is 62% and the transfer-out rate is 9%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,290 and 69% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 47,031 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Houston is 65.52 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Houston is 62 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Houston is 9 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Houston is 85 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Houston is 47,031
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Houston is 21 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,290 at University of Houston.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX 77204-2018
Online Applicationwww.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_logon_msg=Y
Financial Aidwww.uh.edu/financial/
Net Price Calculatorwww.uh.edu/financial/net-price-calculator/
Disability Serviceuh.edu/accessibility/

Offered Degrees

Houston offers 233 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree910
Master's Degree921
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship470
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Houston offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:8,397)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,420)

Veterans Benefits

University of Houston has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges