Established in 1927, the University of Houston is a large public research institution that serves nearly 50,000 students every year. Notable alumni include award-winning singer Lizzo, actor Jim Parsons, and Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren. UH’s psychology department confers graduate and undergraduate degrees, and the organizational psychology program is consistently ranked as one of the best in the country.
Continuously accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association, the University of Houston strives for academic excellence while advancing research in the field. UH offers four academic specialization areas:
Established in 1912, Houston’s Rice University plays home to a research-focused psychology department. Areas of particular expertise and research interest include industrial and organizational psychology, human-computer interactions, and cognitive and affective neuroscience. Notable Rice alumni include notorious aviator and industrialist Howard Hughes and author Joyce Carol Oates.
One of the most popular undergraduate degrees at Rice, the school’s Bachelor’s in Psychology takes a multidisciplinary academic approach. Core courses include an introduction to psychology, introduction to social psychology, and social sciences statistics. For graduate students, Rice offers an academic path for career researchers and academics rather than clinical professionals.
University of Houston-Clear Lake offers 2 Psychology, General degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2020, 145 Psychology, General students graduated with students earning 124 Bachelor's degrees, and 21 Master's degrees.
Houston Baptist University offers 5 Psychology, General degree programs. It's a small, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large city. In 2020, 71 Psychology, General students graduated with students earning 44 Bachelor's degrees, 26 Master's degrees, and 1 Certificate.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Houston Houston, TX||31 : 1||47,090|
|Rice University Houston, TX||11 : 1||7,643|
|University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston, TX||33 : 1||9,053|
|Houston Baptist University Houston, TX||30 : 1||3,963|
|University of Houston-Downtown Houston, TX||44 : 1||15,239|