UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
Established in 1927, the University of Houston empowers students in their pursuit of learning, discovery, leadership, and engagement. Located in the sprawling Metropolis, the universities premier Tier One campus provides students with cutting-edge programs including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, distance and continuing education studies.
Ranked among the best colleges in America, University of Houston is home to award-winning faculty, innovative research centers, alumni who have become international leaders and one of the most diverse student populations in the nation. The University of Houston prepares students to envision their future, emerge as leaders and launch careers that change the world.
Why University of Houston
- Diversity: The student body at University of Houston is one of the most diverse in the nation. There is no ethnic majority on campus, it is a global university with students from more than 130 nations.
- Student Organizations and Sports Teams: Offering more than 500 registered student organizations and 17 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 intercollegiate sports teams. There’s something for everyone at the University of Houston. Go Cougars!
- Tier-One Public Research Institution: As a Carnegie-designated Tier One Research University, the University of Houston had $203 million in research expenditures in the 2021 fiscal year. Undergraduate students hone their skills through a multitude of opportunities to conduct faculty-mentored research projects. Graduate students have valuable opportunities to research under esteemed scholars, who are invested in basic research, knowledge sharing and transferring research into real-life applications and technologies.