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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 22,654
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 61%
Average Aid Amount $7,309
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 4,079
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 86%

Financial Aid Information at Houston

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 22,654 students (61% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $7,309. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 4,079 students (86% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Houston is $9,457 for Texas residents and $21,673 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 22,654 students (61% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $7,309. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at University of Houston for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at University of Houston
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid22,65461%$7,309
Pell Grants14,79340%$4,477
Federal Student Loans14,48839%$6,650

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 4,079 beginning students (86% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 3,995 students (84% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at University of Houston.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at University of Houston
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid4,07986%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources3,61176%$9,336
Federal Grants2,05243%$4,990
Pell Grants2,05243%$4,867
Other Federal Grants1874%$1,343
State/Local Grants1,68536%$5,951
Institutional Grants2,57054%$5,233
Student Loans1,83439%$6,369
Federal Student Loans1,79238%$5,116
Other Student Loans2215%$11,369

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2018-2019, total 3,461 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended University of Houston. Among them, 1,801 students have lived on campus and 1,037 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at University of Houston
Living Status201620172018
Living On-Campus1,4601,5201,801
Living Off-Campus with Family265263305
Living Off-Campus without Family8107921,037

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2018-2019 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at University of Houston
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,8942,517$25,358,322$8,762
$0 - $30,000974972$11,656,836$11,968
$30,001 - $48,000600598$6,701,525$11,169
$48,001 - $75,000529498$4,725,347$8,933
$75,001 - $110,000329215$1,152,035$3,502
$110,001 or more462234$1,122,579$2,430