University of Houston

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the doctorate. They award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification: Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX, 77204-2018

(713) 743-1000

Public, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2012 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
In District $8,094 $7,513 $7,342
In State $8,094 $7,513 $7,342
Out of State $16,518 $15,025 $14,782
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200 $1,100
On Campus      
Room and Board $8,753 $8,318 $7,300
Other Expenses $3,950 $3,874 $4,171
Off Campus      
Room and Board $10,200 $9,800 $9,636
Other Expenses $5,500 $5,122 $5,421
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses $5,500 $5,122 $5,421

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Football Conference USA
Basketball Conference USA
Baseball Conference USA
Cross Country/Track Conference USA

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
46.0% $4,762
State/Local Grant
45.0% $4,389
Institutional Grants
46.0% $5,031
Loans 44.0% $5,776
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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Haymond B. on 2/3/2011 8:28:35 AM

When I heard about this school and its majors,my major was in it .Yes I did visit this University on December 21st 2010,I took a tour of the campusand looked around at all the housing spots where students who want to live on campus but in some apartments. Idid apply on because I love this school and I admitted but I need to enroll in class