University of Houston

Houston, Texas, United States
Established in 1927, the University of Houston empowers students in their pursuit of learning, discovery, leadership and engagement. Located in a sprawling metropolis, our premier Tier One campus provides students with cutting edge programs including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, distance and continuing education. Ranked among the best colleges in America, UH is home to award-winning faculty.

About

History

The University of Houston's proud heritage of academic excellence dates back to its founding in 1927. In 1947, the institution launched one of its many rich traditions by adopting the cougar, later named Shasta, as its official mascot.

Education

The University of Houston has an outstanding reputation for student success, teaching, research and innovation. Rigorous coursework, hands-on opportunities, leadership positions, and global experiences prepare students for the world. UH has dedicated, award-winning faculty members committed to helping students pursue their path of learning. Programs of study include undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, online and continuing education classes.

Research

University of Houston researchers and inventors are transforming ideas into innovations. Our innovators are developing new technologies that span across the delivery of healthcare to harnessing our natural resources. We are also thought leaders around the creation of art and designing programs that support our diverse Houston community.

Career

University Career Services (UCS) offers a multitude of services to assist students and alumni on their pathway to success. Explore different majors using assessments and research; Engage with our counselors through one-on-one counseling and skills workshops - ranging from mock interviews, resume critiques, to job hunting. Students and alumni are empowered to investigate their pathways and network with employers to find the right industry for them. We work with companies and organizations to employ our students during career fairs and on-campus recruitment.

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)

Services

Housing services

Living on campus isn’t just one experience or one community. It can be anything from sharing a suite with neighbors from around the world to Greek living in upscale apartments to urban lofts

Medical services

The Health Center offers general medical services as well as several specialty clinics. The General Medicine Clinic is open to all currently enrolled UH students and faculty/staff. All Specialty Clinics services are exclusively for students.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Houston provides countless opportunities to meet new people, listen to distinguished lecturers, nourish your talents, experience public art from renowned artists and become involved with the community and various student organizations while living in one of the most exciting cities in the nation.

The campus life offers the vibe of a small community set amongst the urban offerings of Houston. Our on-campus offerings include restaurants, art exhibits, activity centers, live performances and athletic events which make our university much more than a place to learn – it's a place to thrive.

Sports facilities

Home of the legendary Phi Slama Jama, the University of Houston has one of the most storied athletics programs in the nation. Our athletic teams’ grit, determination and athletic prowess are undeniable. With the same drive used to dominate on the court or on the field, the UH Athletics department fosters a culture of academic excellence.

Student clubs

  • College of Education Ambassadors
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
  • Teachers Using Technology
  • Kappa Delta Pi- Zeta Omega Chapter: International Honors Society in Education
  • Graduate Student Organization (GSO): College of Education
  • BESO: Bilingual Education Student Organization
  • PDK – PHI DELTA KAPPA International
  • Human Development Student Association (HDSA)

Accreditation

The University of Houston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of theSouthern Association of Colleges and Schoolsto award baccalaureate, master's, professional and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Houston.

Houston, Texas, United States