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Texas' premier metropolitan research and teaching institution

Thank you for your interest in UH! The University of Houston, Texas’ premier metropolitan research and teaching institution, provides world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. One of only three Carnegie-designated Tier One public research universities in Texas, UH serves more than 42,700 students in the nation's fourth-largest city. The 594-acre campus, located in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region of the country, features tree-lined walkways, fountains and sculpture gardens that create an ideal environment for learning.

Living in the Cougars Community

UH offers a great education on campus and in partnership with Houston.

At the University of Houston, students join a welcoming community of people who care about their success. Working closely with world-renowned faculty members, UH students choose from hundreds of academic programs, conduct pioneering research and take on substantive internships. A great education extends beyond the classroom. UH supports student success with wellness programs, counseling services, a professional police service and specialized programs for international students and students with disabilities. UH's 17 intercollegiate teams compete in American Athletic Conference, and they’ve won 33 titles in the past 10 years. Broadening the educational experience are more than 400 clubs, fraternities, sororities and leadership programs.