University of Houston

Acceptance Rate 65 %
SAT Average 1,225
Tuition & Fees $21,673
Student Population 46,324
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,309

Academic Overview

University of Houston Campus, Houston, TX
University of Houston is a public, 4 or more 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 2021 tuition & fees are $9,457 for Texas residents and $21,673 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 46,324 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 65% and the graduation rate is 61% 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Houston are $9,457 for Texas residents and $21,673 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $9,547 for in-state students and $18,689 for out-of-state students.
University of Houston 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Houston. The acceptance rate of Houston is 65% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 34%. The average graduation rate is 61% and the transfer-out rate is 9%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,309 and 61% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 46,324 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for University of Houston is 65 %.
Graduation Rate for University of Houston is 61 %
Transfer-out Rate for University of Houston is 9 %
Retention Rate for University of Houston is 85 %
Student Population for University of Houston is 46,324
Student to Faculty Rate for University of Houston is 22 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,309 at University of Houston.

Offered Degrees

Houston offers 225 major programs through online and on-site education where 15 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 Degree900
Master's Degree8815
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship440
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:7,200)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,880)

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