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University of Houston

University of Houston

The University of Houston (UH) is a state research university. The university is the third largest in the state, with 41,000 students. Named one of the Top Colleges Where Students Get the Best Bang for their Buck, UH offers an affordable education. In fact, the university was ranked as one of the top schools in the state for its return on investment.

This Tier 1 research university operates more than 25 research centers and institutes in fields such as space exploration, biomedical science and engineering, energy and natural resources, and artificial intelligence. Students have access to exciting internship opportunities and national and international companies based in Houston. Some of the most popular degree programs include business, liberal arts, engineering, and technology. There are also distance learning and continuing education courses available.

The school offers 300+ degree programs, including doctoral degree programs. UH boasts world-renowned faculty members, who've won awards from the Pulitzer Price to the National Medal of Science.

This highly diverse campus is home to students from 137 nations. The UH campus is a lively place ot live, with 500 student organizations and attractive residence halls, apartments, and townhomes to choose from. The student-led Frontier Fiesta and Homecoming are just two of the popular events on campus.

UH participates in NCAA Division I sports. Its men's basketball team has been in the NCAA Division I Tournament 19 times, and its men's golf team has won 16 national championships.