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The University of Houston

The University of Houston

212 E. Cullen Building
Houston, TX 77204-2018
(713) 743-1000

Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Houston, TX. This university is the seventh largest institution in the state of Texas. This university offers 77 bachelors level degrees, 91 masters level degrees, and 46 doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 38,752 students sought degrees from the 136 programs at UH. It offers subjects including allied health, civil engineering, and design. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this public university. It is one of 15 research universities in Texas.

Admission

12,799 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. It admitted approximately 70% of applicants or 9,087 students. Close to half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

12,799 students applied to this university for admission in 2010. It admitted approximately 70% of applicants or 9,087 students. Close to half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 71%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 70%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 72%

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 38,752 students enrolled.

Student Demographics

In 2010, this university had 38,752 students enrolled.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 19376
  • Total Enrolled Female: 19376
  • Undergraduate Male: 15344
  • Undergraduate Female: 15344
  • Graduate Male: 3951
  • Graduate Female: 4113

Faculty Demographics

This university has 1,496 faculty. Approximately 87% of teachers are full-time and approximately 12% of instructors are part-time. Nearly two-thirds of the instructors are male.

Faculty Demographics

This university has 1,496 faculty. Approximately 87% of teachers are full-time and approximately 12% of instructors are part-time. Nearly two-thirds of the instructors are male.

  • Male: 966
  • Female: 530
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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