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University of Houston

Houston, Texas

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University of Houston

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

About University of Houston

The University of Houston (UH) is a Carnegie Tier One state research university and the flagship institution of the University of Houston System. Founded in 1927, UH is the third-largest university in Texas with nearly 43,000 students. Its campus spans 667 acres in southeast Houston, and was known as University of Houston–University Park from 1983 to 1991. The Carnegie Foundation classifies UH as a doctoral degree-granting institution with "highest research activity." The U.S. News & World Report ranks the university No. 194 in its National University Rankings, and No. 103 among top public universities.

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Located in Houston, Texas.

212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX, 77204-2018, Harris County

University of Houston Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#115 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Texas

#5 of 426

2024 Best Public Colleges in Texas

#3 of 115

Most Popular Majors

Out of 26 majors categories at University of Houston, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Houston within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni