University of Houston, Houston, USA

Houston, USA

  • 1927

    Established
  • 18

    No. of Programs
  • 185

    US News
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

The University of Houston, operational since 1927 and then called Houston Junior College, started with just 232 students. It was also known as the University of Houston–University Park. The University has many affiliations which include Universities Research Association (URA), Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA), Great Cities' Universities (GCU) & Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). The University stands at a high rank with The Princeton Review (#2 on Top 25 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs & Listed as one of the 2019 Best Colleges in the U.S.) with The US News & World Report ranking 2020 ranks the University #24 in Entrepreneurship, #185 in National Universities, #27 in Top Performers on Social Mobility, #83 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs, #90 in Business Programs, #92 in Top Public Schools & #133 in Best Value Schools this year around.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

With a massive and beautiful 667 acre campus, the university offers various services including but not limited to: Car and Bike Share;  Health Safety and Counseling Services; 4 well stocked and ever-expanding libraries; 8+ Museums or special academic buildings.
The University of Houston offers 282+ degree programs through its system of 14 colleges and academic Institutions located on-campus. Students can choose from various options, most popular of which are Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Computer, and Information Sciences, Engineering, Business, Management, Marketing, and Psychology.

Accomplishments & Alumni 

The University carries out research roughly amounting to $150 million every year, along with its research centres and institutes located on-campus. The list of these institutes & centres currently stands at 40+ and is increasing steadily. The University creates nearly 24,000 jobs each year with an annual benefaction which amounts to roughly $3 billion and all of this in the Texas region alone. The University of Huston's Alumni Association is proud to have a strong 276,000+ alumni serving & established in various fields all across the globe and a whopping 40% choosing to stay back in the Texas Greater Houston Region. Some notable alumni are Elizabeth Warren(US Senator-Mass), Jim Parsons(Actor), Bill Hicks(Comedian), Jack Valenti(Creator MPAA film rating system), Tom Jarriel(News Anchor) & Bonnie J. Dunbar(Former NASA astronaut) to name a few.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The University of Houston has a student-faculty ratio of 22:1 and is represented by a strength of 38,348 undergraduate and 7,976 graduate students. With roughly 4% International Students representing 100+ countries, 98% of the remaining student population belongs to Texas State & 2% are Out-State US Students. The University has a strong placement record and has seen many Fortune 500 companies absorb their students. Companies visiting the University of Houston are AON, AIG, Houston ISD, National Oilwell Varco, JP Morgan Chase & Co, Sysco, Sysco, Charles Schwab, Shell, At&t, Nordstrom, Halliburton, ExxonMobil, Schlumberger, Amazon & Apple to name a few.

University of Houston Facts & Highlights

Type of University 

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $17,792 (2021-22)

Masters: $16,510 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall, Spring & Summer   

Average GPA Requirement

3.2

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1100; ACT - 24; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 79; PTE: 53; GRE - 305; GMAT - 550

Admission Requirements

LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts

Admissions Deadlines

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 2

Fall: May 31

Percentage of International Students

4%

Size of Campus (in acres)

667

Alumni Worldwide

200k+ 

Female to Male Ratio

51 : 49

Average Salary after 10 Years

$50,133 (Annual)

University of Houston Rankings 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA  

201- 300

201- 300

201- 300

QS - World University Ranking

701-750

701-750

651- 700

651-700

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking

601- 800

501- 600

401-500

301-350

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

NA 

399

385

385

U.S. News & World Report - National University Ranking

179

176

185 

171 

University of Houston Subject Rankings 

Business

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS- Business & Managements 

NA 

351- 400

351- 400

401- 450 

QS - Global MBA

NA 

151- 200

141- 150 

151- 200

THE (Times Higher Education)- Business and Economics

NA 

501- 600

501- 600

401- 500

U.S. News & World Report - Graduate Business School

97 

95 

NA

95

Computer Science 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS- Computer Science & Information System 

NA  

501-550

501-550

451-500

THE (Times Higher Education) - Computers

NA

301- 400

301- 400

251-300

Engineering 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019 

QS- Engineering & Technology 

NA

293

308

327

QS- Engineering (Mechanical) 

NA   

401-450

451- 500

451- 500

QS- Engineering (Chemical) 

NA 

101-150

101- 150 

101- 150 

QS- Engineering (Electrical & Electronics) 

NA 

251- 300 

251- 300

301-350

THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering and Technology

NA

201- 250 

201- 250 

201- 250 

U.S. News & World Report- Engineering

NA 

66

NA

NA  

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Campus Location

University of Houston

4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004, USA

http://www.uh.edu/admissions/apply/international/welcomeindia/contact/ | (713)743-2255 | welcomeindia@uh.edu

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