University of Houston
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1927
Address: 4800 Calhoun Road
Introduction

The University of Houston is a public research university recognized throughout the world as a leader in energy and health research, law, business and environmental education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning, strategic industry partnerships and state-of-the-art facilities such the interdisciplinary Technology Bridge and the Health District, which integrates a mix of research and teaching spaces with health care clinics serving the surrounding community. Located in America's fourth-largest city, UH is one of the most ethnically diverse metropolitan research universities in the United States, serving more than 46,100 students in one of the most culturally diverse regions in the country. In addition to preparing its students to succeed in today's global economy, UH is a catalyst within its own community - changing lives through health, education and outreach projects that help build a future for children and families in Houston, in Texas and around the world. Other distinctive merits of UH include the establishment of a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, which indicates a strong foundation for undergraduate education and academic achievement, a historic Division I athletics program with premier facilities, top-level arts programs and an internationally recognized faculty that includes a Nobel Laureate, National Medal of Science winners, Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winners and members of prestigious National Academies. Nestled on a tree-lined campus, UH is just minutes from downtown Houston, the Texas Medical Center, and Houston's bustling theater and museum districts. The University of Houston is home to world-class teaching, revolutionary research, one of the most important collections of public art by any university in the United States and nationally recognized students - all working together to create a globally competitive educational environment.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Telecommunication Engineering
17
Hospitality & Tourism Management
19
Instruments Science & Technology
50
Materials Science & Engineering
51-75
Law
51-75
Finance
51-75
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
76-100
Transportation Science & Technology
76-100
Key Statistics
40547
Total Enrollment
3865(9.5%)
International Students
33530
Undergraduate Enrollment
1594(4.8%)
International Students
7017
Graduate Enrollment
2271(32.4%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Accounting, Business
Advertising, Communications
American Sign Language and Interpreting
Anthropology
Architecture
Art
Art History
Art W/Professional Development Sequence in Education
Biochemical & Biophysical Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology
Business
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese Studies
Civil Engineering
Communication
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science–Business
Computer Science–Systems
Construction Management Technology
Construction Management Technology–Surveying & Mapping
Corporate Communication
Creative Writing, English
Dance
Digital Media
Earth Science
Economics
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Power Engineering Technology
English
Entrepreneurship, Business
Environmental Design
Environmental Science
Exercise Science, Kinesiology
Finance, Business
French
Geology
Geophysics, Physics
Graphic Communications Technology
Health
Health Communication
History
Hotel & Restaurant Management
Human Development & Family Studies
Human Resource Development
Industrial Design
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems Technology
Integrated Communication, Communication
Interdisciplinary Studies in Curriculum & Instruction
Interior Architecture
Interpersonal, Communication
Italian Studies
Journalism, Communication
Kinesiology–Exercise Science
Kinesiology–Sports Administration
Liberal Studies
Logistics Technology
Management Information Systems, Business
Management, Business
Marketing, Business
Mathematical Biology
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Production, Communication
Media Studies, Communication
Music
Music Composition
Music Theory
Music–Applied
Music–Area of Elective Studies
Nutrition (Human Nutrition & Foods)
Optometry
Organizational Leadership and Supervision
Painting, Art
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Photography/Digital Media, Art
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations, Communications
Retailing and Consumer Science
Sculpture, Art
Sociology
Spanish
Supply Chain & Logistics Technology
Supply Chain Management
Technology Leadership & Supervision
Technology Leadership & Supervision–Occupational Technology
Theatre
Graduate Programs
Accountancy (M.S.)
Aerospace Engineering (M.S.)
Anthropology (M.A.)
Applied Economics (M.A.)
Applied English Linguistics (M.A.)
Applied Mathematics (M.S.)
Architecture (M.Arch.)
Art (Mfa)
Art History (M.A.)
Biochemistry (M.S.)
Biology (M.S.)
Business Administration (MBA)
Chemical Engineering (M.S.)
Chemical Engineering (Mche)
Chemistry (M.S.)
Civil Engineering (M.S.)
Civil Engineering (Mce)
Communication (M.A.)
Communication Sciences and Disorders (M.A.)
Computer & Systems Engineering (M.S.)
Computer Science (M.S.)
Construction Management Technology (M.T.)
Counseling Master Program (M.Ed.)
Creative Writing (MFA)
Education (M.Ed.)
Education in Allied Health Education and Administration (M.Ed.)
Education in Health Education (M.Ed.)
Education in Physical Education, online (M.Ed.)
Education in Physical Education, traditional (M.Ed.)
Electrical Engineering (MEE)
English and American Literature (M.A.)
Environmental Engineering (M.S.)
Exercise Science (M.S.)
Finance (M.S.)
Geology (M.S.)
Geophysics (M.S.)
History (M.A.)
Hospitality Management (M.S.)
Human Nutrition (M.S.)
Human Resources Development (M.S.)
Human Space Exploration Sciences (M.S.)
Industrial Engineering (Mie)
Industrial Engineering - Engineering Management (Mie/Mgt)
Law (Ll.M.)
Materials Engineering (M.S.)
Mathematics (M.A.)
Mathematics (M.S.)
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.)
Mechanical Engineering (Mme)
Music (M.M.)
Network Communications (M.T.)
Petroleum Engineering (M.S.)
Petroleum Engineering (Mpe)
Pharmacy Administration (M.S.)
Philosophy (M.A.)
Physics (M.S.)
Physiological Optics/Vision Science (M.S.)
Political Science (M.A.)
Public Administration (Mpa)
Social Work (Msw)
Sociology (M.A.)
Spanish (M.A.)
Technology Project Management (M.S.)
Technology Project Management - Information Systems Security (M.S.)
Technology Project Management - Logistics (M.S.)
Theatre (Mfa)
Theatre(M.A.)
World Cultures and Literature (M.A.)