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University of Houston

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Houston was founded in 1927. Acreage was acquired for a permanent campus in 1936, and the first building, the Roy Gustav Cullen Memorial Building, opened in 1939. UH public service and community activities, such as cultural offerings, clinical services, policy studies, and small-business initiatives, serve a diverse metropolitan population. Likewise, the resources of the Gulf Coast region complement and enrich the university's academic programs, providing students with professional expertise, practical experience, and career opportunities. In fact, more than 84 percent of our students secure career-level jobs within three months of graduation. UH has awarded more than 200,000 degrees, and approximately 75 percent of our alumni remain in the Houston area. UH offers 109 bachelor's, 131 master's, 51 doctoral, and three special professional degree programs through the university's 12 colleges. The university awards more than 6,500 degrees annually. UH is the most ethnically diverse research university in the nation. The 35,180 students enrolled in fall 2004 were 39.5 percent white, 18.7 percent Asian/Pacific Islander, 18.1 percent Hispanic, 13.0 percent African American, 8.1 percent International, 0.4 percent Native American, and 2.2 percent unknown; 75 percent undergraduate and 25 percent postbaccalaureate, graduate, and professional; 48 percent male and 52 percent...
501-550
2016
601-650
2017
601-650
2018
  • 42
    Citations per Faculty
  • 23.8
    International Students
101-150
2014
101-150
2015
101-150
2016
101-150
2017
  • 65.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 80.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 66.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 73.2
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,500
International
64

Number of students

32,750
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

3,510
Postgraduate 64%
Undergraduate 36%
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