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University of Houston Review

Houston, TX, 212 E. Cullen Building
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
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University of Houston is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 42,704 students and offering 215 degrees in Houston, TX.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Houston.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
2,400 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
331
152
Advertising
72
Applied Economics
26
Business Administration and Management
111
380
Commerce
10
Business/corporate Communications
53
Consumer Merchandising/retailing Management
9
Economics
167
20
10
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
25
Finance
232
22
Human Resources Development
65
35
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
26
Marketing/marketing Management
161
Operations Management and Supervision
286
46
Organizational Leadership
48
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
113
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
1,480 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
38
3
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
54
11
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
Clinical Psychology
17
Counseling Psychology
6
Developmental and Child Psychology
4
Educational Psychology
5
7
History
92
5
6
Human Development and Family Studies
64
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
5
Linguistics
0
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
227
Philosophy
10
12
Political Science
170
9
7
Psychology
473
16
Public Administration
11
School Psychology
4
Social Psychology
5
Social Work
154
4
Sociology
58
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Engineering
1,110 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
3
Architecture
73
30
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
15
6
4
Chemical Engineering
53
14
12
Civil Engineering
41
33
7
Computer Engineering
9
Computer Engineering Technology/technician
51
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
83
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
46
65
16
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
40
Engineering Technology
23
Environmental Design/architecture
8
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
7
3
Environmental Science
17
Industrial and Product Design
19
Industrial Engineering
19
50
3
Interior Architecture
5
Materials Engineering
4
0
Mechanical Engineering
78
64
8
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology/technician
92
Petroleum Engineering
65
43
Surveying Engineering
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Education and Liberal Arts
864 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Sign Language (Asl)
9
Applied Mathematics
14
Art Studies
65
12
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
9
4
Chinese Language and Literature
14
Communication Sciences and Disorders
54
48
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
46
Creative Writing
53
11
8
Curriculum and Instruction
99
14
Educational Leadership and Administration
20
36
English Language and Literature
88
10
3
Foreign Languages and Literatures
1
French Language and Literature
8
German Language and Literature
2
Health Occupations Teacher Education
2
Health Teacher Education
6
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
22
Italian Language and Literature
3
Liberal Arts
51
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
6
Rhetoric and Composition
4
Spanish Language and Literature
28
4
3
Special Education and Teaching
10
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
11
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
84
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
863 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
1
3
Biochemistry
94
2
12
Biological and Physical Sciences
0
1
Biology
284
3
7
Biotechnology
32
Chemistry
45
11
16
Geology/earth Science
57
46
1
Geophysics and Seismology
25
33
10
Mathematical Biology
16
Mathematics
94
26
14
Physics
9
6
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Healthcare
789 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Health and Wellness
154
Health Communication
10
4
Human Nutrition
134
1
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
256
1
2
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
2
Optometry
92
Pharmaceutical Sciences
0
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design
6
Pharmacoeconomics/pharmaceutical Economics
1
Pharmacy
109
Pharmacy Administration and Pharmacy Policy and Regulatory Affairs
10
2
Vision Science/physiological Optics
0
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Computer Technology
499 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
47
79
14
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
21
Computer Graphics
45
Computer Systems Analysis/analyst
106
Information Science/studies
15
Management Information Systems
155
Systems Engineering
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Hospitality
365 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
39
Hotel/motel Administration/management
326
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Communication and Media
344 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication
21
Journalism
85
Mass Communication
5
6
Public Relations/image Management
113
10
Radio and Television
104
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Legal and Law
341 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
45
Health Law
12
Intellectual Property Law
8
International Law and Legal Studies
12
Law
252
Tax Law/taxation
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Art and Design
224 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management
3
Conducting
0
Dance
7
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
22
19
Graphic Design
20
Music
37
39
14
Music Performance
12
0
0
Music Theory and Composition
1
0
Painting
25
Photography
15
Sculpture
10
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Houston.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
Curriculum and Instruction
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Operations Management and Supervision
Special Education and Teaching
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Omni Eye Center Residency in Ocular Disease and Refractive and Ocular Surgery)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Family Practice Optometry)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Low Vision Rehabilitation)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Ocular Disease at BridgeBuilders Eye Clinic)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Ocular Disease)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Pediatric Optometry)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Omni Eye Center Residency in Ocular Disease and Refractive and Ocular Surgery)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Family Practice Optometry)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Low Vision Rehabilitation)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation )
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Ocular Disease at BridgeBuilders Eye Clinic)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Ocular Disease)
Optometry (OPTR) - Residency programs (Residency in Pediatric Optometry)
Optometry (OPT) - Professional degree programs
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics (Department of Health and Human Performance)
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Commission on English Language Program Accreditation English Language National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Computer Science, Class of 2013

career fairs, connections with companies for internships

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 2004

Organizations, student union,.sororities, fraternities, online tools, computer centers

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts, Class of 1999

When I went to UH, I had the opportunity to study under the Mexican American Studies Program, which provided me with many opportunities to network with leaders of the Houston Community.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA - Political Science, Class of 1992

It's been 23 years since I graduated. I honestly don't remember. Although I do remember them offering internships in elected officials' offices for Poli Sci majors.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Interdisciplinary Studies, Class of 2006

A myriad of education courses. Opportunities to collaborate with real-world schools.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hrm, Class of 2010

Working hotel, lots of labs

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Computer Science, Class of 2013

very, very diverse! mostly welcoming but not a lot of on-campus activity because most students commuted

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 2004

Generally commuter, though is becoming less commuter now that they have better student housing, very multicultural

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA - Political Science, Class of 1992

Again, I was a student 23 years ago. The culture at the school at that time was much different than it is today. Back then it was a commuter school.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Interdisciplinary Studies, Class of 2006

VERY diversified! Ages, ethnic group, races, cultures.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Hrm, Class of 2010

A lot of foreign students

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 2010

It was mostly a commuter school. I didn't pay attention to most of it.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Computer Science, Class of 2013

it varies - some were very old and others were brand new. before I left they were adding a lot of new stuff so I didn't get to experience a lot of it

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 2004

They were mixed, some areas wee very outdated ( and others top of the line Though now most areas.seem to be getting a face lift

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts, Class of 1999

Back in the 90's everything was great, I think they have improved a lot more now, since the UH is ranked a Tier One University.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA - Political Science, Class of 1992

23 years ago the facilities were very average.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Interdisciplinary Studies, Class of 2006

The campus is well maintained and offers everything required for the college student.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 2010

The computer labs in the Communications building were nice. From what I saw of everything else, it was meh.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Computer Science, Class of 2013

not really sure, only lived on campus 1 year and following years I commuted so most of my activity on campus was limited to classes and projects

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Arts, Class of 1999

I was not involved in many groups at UH. The University has changed extremely since I attended.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA - Political Science, Class of 1992

Fraternities and sororities were very popular.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 2010

I don't know. I only stayed on campus for classes.

Rated January 2016
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