University of Houston

Houston, TX 77204

Located in Houston, Texas, University of Houston is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 19,860 and 11,627 students were accepted.

University of Houston's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $8,537 and fees $982. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,729 and $982 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 78
Nursing Administration Master's degree 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 7
Nursing Education Master's degree 2

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
3.69 miles away
Fortis College - Houston Campus
8.9 miles away
American Medical Institute
14.14 miles away
Lone Star College - North Harris Meep
21.66 miles away
Lone Star College - Kingwood
23.67 miles away
Lone Star College - Tomball
32.37 miles away
The University of Texas Medical Branch
44.3 miles away
Brazosport College
46.53 miles away
Prairie View A & M University
46.58 miles away
Sam Houston State University
70.46 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1954 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading510 to 610
SAT: Math530 to 640
ACT Composite23 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,427
30k to 48k$12,653
48k to 75k$15,052
75k to 110k$20,554
Over 110k$21,486
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $356.00 $864.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $442.00 $950.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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ACE Scholarship Program

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McKesson Scholarships

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TEXAS Grant for University of Houston - Downtown

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University of Houston - Victoria - Texas Public Educational Grant

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing
University of Houston
212 E. Cullen Building
Houston, TX 77204

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