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Population Highlight
Total Enrollment 47,090
Undergraduate 39,165
Graduate 7,925
Men 22,864
Women 24,226

Houston Student Population

There are 47,090 students including 39,165 undergraduate and 7,925 graduate students at University of Houston for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 34,354 full-time and 12,736 part-time students with gender distribution of 22,864 male and 24,226 female students. University of Houston is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 39,797 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

University of Houston has a total enrollment of 47,090 with a gender distribution of 48.55% male (22,864 students) and 51.45% female (24,226 students). There are 19,308 male and 19,857 female students in undergraduate school and 3,556 male and 4,369 female students are attending graduate school at University of Houston.
Student Population By Gender
University of Houston
TotalMenWomen
Total47,09022,86424,226
Undergraduate39,16519,30819,857
Graduate7,9253,5564,369
Full-time34,35416,42917,925
Part-time12,7366,4356,301
[Chart] University of Houston 2021 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

University of Houston has 34,354 full-time and 12,736 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 28,966 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 10,199 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 5,388 students are full-time and 2,537 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
University of Houston
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total47,09034,35412,736
Undergraduate39,16528,96610,199
Graduate7,9255,3882,537
Men22,86416,4296,435
Women24,22617,9256,301
[Chart] University of Houston Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At University of Houston, 39,797 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 5,400 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 47,090 students. In undergraduate schools, 39,070 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 6,127 students are attending some online courses.
2021 Distance Learning Enrollment
University of Houston
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total47,09039,1657,925
Online Exclusively39,79736,1813,616
In Some Online Classes5,4002,8892,511
Not In Online Classes1,893951,798
[Chart] University of Houston Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at University of Houston. There are 59 American Indian/Native American, 10,831 White, 4,811 Black/African American, 10,129 Asian, 15,639 Hispanic, 26 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 1,106 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
University of Houston
TotalMenWomen
Total47,09022,86424,226
American Indian/Native American592138
Asian10,1295,1045,025
Black/African American4,8112,0092,802
Hispanic15,6397,2638,376
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander261115
White10,8315,5025,329
Two More1,410682728
Race Un-Known912424488
[Chart] University of HoustonRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at University of Houston.
Age Distribution
University of Houston
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total47,09039,1657,925
Under 182,3702,35911
Age 18-1911,11511,10213
Age 20-2112,44912,047402
Age 22-2410,5958,2332,362
Age 25-295,9773,4422,535
Age 30-342,3321,1021,230
Age 35-391,020440580
Age 40-49892323569
Age 50-64340117223
Over 64000
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] University of Houston 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment