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University of Houston



In-state Tuition

$6,909 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$15,159 / year

Room and Board

$6,418

Application deadline

April 1

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Libraries: LAW, ARCHITECTURE, OPTOMETRY, PHARMACY, MUSIC.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 3,037,980 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 21,845 current serial subscriptions.
  • 4,531,918 microforms.
  • 10,920 Audio/Visual items.
  • 60,425 e-books.

Museums & Art

BLAFFER GALLERY

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 7% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 12% of housing units are Singles.
  • 24% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 20% of housing units are Triples.
  • 44% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 6 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 67% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.

Extracurricular

  • 20% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Frontier Fiesta, Homecoming
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 350 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Beta Sigma Kappa, Mu Iota Sigma, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Psi Omega, African American Honors Student Association, Eta Sigma Delta, Pi Delta Phi, Phi Sigma Pi.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Religious Studies Program, Muslim Association, Baptist Organization, Catholic Student Organization, Christian Science Organization.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African American Student Association, Black Students Union, Hispanic Students Assoc, International Law Society, Vietnamese Students Assoc, Turkish American Students Assoc, Thai Students Assoc, Student Assoc. of the Republic of China, Indian Student Assoc, Persian Students Assoc, Nigerian Students Association.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Frontier Fiesta Association, Cougar Bowling Club, Houstonian Yearbook, Residence Halls Assoc, Metropolitan Volunteer Program.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Daily Cougar

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Houston/IAH (23), Houston/Hobby (8)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Houston (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Houston (4)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 75% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 5,900
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 20 fraternities
  • 10 fraternity houses
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 18 sororities
  • 7 sorority houses
  • 3% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Rice University)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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