College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.
University of Houston was awarded 1,743 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is astronautical engineering.
UH is ranked #290 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UH held the #328 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
UH is also ranked #12 out of 116 schools in Texas.
University of Houston has an acceptance rate of 63%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for UH.
About 87% of students accepted to UH submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 650. Math scores were between 560 and 660.
Learn more about University of Houston admissions.
The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At University of Houston, this rate is 23 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at University of Houston is 81%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
University of Houston has a freshmen retention rate of 86%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from UH have a four-year graduation rate of 30%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at University of Houston.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 39,165 undergraduates at UH with 28,966 being full-time and 10,199 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UH, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UH, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $6,505 a year. That adds up to $26,020 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UH is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at University of Houston make the most money.
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Contact details for UH are given below.
|Address:||212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX 77204-2018|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||493||$49,877|
|Health & Physical Education||458||$29,345|
|Finance & Financial Management||442||$45,390|
|Computer Information Systems||358||$63,082|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||307||$49,029|
|Management Information Systems||282||$57,394|
Learn more about the majors offered at University of Houston along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2019-2020, 45,197 students took at least one online class at University of Houston. This is an increase from the 19,836 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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