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University of Houston

Houston, TX

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Web Sitewww.uh.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students31,587
   Women15,713 (49.7%)
   Men15,874 (50.3%)
Graduate Students7,953

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate58% of 17,407 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineApril 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math588 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading551 average
490-610 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $24,946
Out-of-state: $38,806
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,518
Out-of-state: $24,378
Room and Board
$9,278
Average Percent of Need Met72%
Average Freshman Award$13,491
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$18,244

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,405
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 21% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-59 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Houston Population2,195,914
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing48% of freshmen, 18% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotCougar
Sororities3% of women participate
Fraternities4% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
22.1% Asian
12.0% Black/African-American
31.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
30.4% White
0.7% Unknown
International Students4.7% from 101 countries
First-Year Students Returning85.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
16.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.36 3.73 581 564 552 25
Low 2.40 2.50 410 360 420 17
High 4.00 5.00 800 730 750 31
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DID YOU KNOW?

• More than 3,500 alumni are presidents, CEOs, or heads of their own company.

• 14% of Houstonians with a bachelor's degree are UH graduates.

• The University of Houston has produced 80 Olympians.

• As of Fall 2013, the University of Houston is the second most residential campus in the state of Texas.

• When UH's KUHT-TV started broadcasting in 1953, it was the first public TV station on a college campus.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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