University of Houston Graduate Schools

University of Houston (referred to as Houston) is a Public, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Houston is $9,727 for Texas residents and $18,871 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,925 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 47,090 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Houston (referred to as Houston) is a Public, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1954 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Houston Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Houston (Houston)
Address212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX 77204-2018
Phone713-743-1000
Webhttps://www.uh.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_logon_msg=Y
Financial Infohttps://www.uh.edu/financial
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Houston is $9,727 for Texas residents and $18,871 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,925 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 47,090 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 233 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,871
$9,727 for Texas Residents
Student Population7,925
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs233 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Houston is $9,727 for Texas residents and $18,871 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $484 for Texas residents and $992 for out-of-state students.
University of Houston offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
University of Houston offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Houston is $9,727 for Texas residents and $18,871 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.97% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$8,064$982$17,334$982
2018-2019$8,214$1,002$17,463$1,002
2019-2020$8,370$1,002$17,746$1,002
2020-2021$8,539$1,008$17,681$1,008
2021-2022$8,713$1,014$17,857$1,014
The graduate school tuition & fees of Houston is average compared to public graduate schools in Texas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,770 (public) / $17,981 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Houston$9,727$18,871
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Texas Graduate Schools$13,300$17,743
Public$8,155$17,770
Private$17,981
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,008 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Houston. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.43% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,450. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -0.41% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,984$3,956$11,067$5,508
2018-2019$9,104$3,908$9,550$4,854
2019-2020$9,368$4,052$9,231$5,064
2020-2021$9,750$4,064$9,419$5,091
2021-2022$9,962$4,049$9,404$5,046
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $484 for Texas residents and $992 for other students at University of Houston. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.02% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$448$963
2018-2019$456$970
2019-2020$465$986
2020-2021$474$982
2021-2022$484$992
The law school tuition at University of Houston is $27,271 for Texas residents and $38,743 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $24,168 for Texas residents and $37,268 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Houston.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Houston
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$23,154$1,014$36,254$1,014
Optometry$16,046$1,014$28,238$1,014
Pharmacy$15,774$1,014$27,966$1,014
Law$26,257$1,014$37,729$1,014

Graduate Programs at Houston

University of Houston offers 142 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,691 students have completed their study at University of Houston.
Offered Degrees at University of Houston
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree9211,791
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship470429
Doctor's degree - other30471
Total14212,691
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Houston by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 229 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 254 completers.
University of Houston offers 142 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,691 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,791 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 471 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 14 completers-
Architectural Studies1-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology13-
Communication and Journalism [+] 11 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies5-
Public Relations/Image Management4-
Health Communication2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 96 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences52-
Information Science/Studies5-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance23-
Information Technology Project Management16-
Education [+] 189 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction99$52,100
Educational Leadership and Administration32$50,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration17-
Special Education and Teaching10-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services31$39,900
Engineering [+] 234 completers-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering6-
Astronautical Engineering5-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering18-
Chemical Engineering11-
Civil Engineering20-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering34-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering8-
Materials Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering33-
Petroleum Engineering20-
Systems Engineering22-
Industrial Engineering55-
Surveying Engineering1-
Engineering Technology [+] 30 completers-
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician25-
Engineering/Industrial Management5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures2-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 29 completers-
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences15-
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management6-
Human Nutrition8-
Legal Studies [+] 46 completers-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law14-
Health Law8-
International Law and Legal Studies12-
Tax Law/Taxation10-
Intellectual Property Law2-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Creative Writing6-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences29-
Biochemistry0-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics7-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 88 completers-
Mathematics12-
Applied Mathematics5-
Financial Mathematics41-
Mathematics and Statistics30-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 19 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management18-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology0-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science13$66,300
Geophysics and Seismology15-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 23 completers-
Psychology23-
Human Services [+] 250 completers-
Public Administration3-
Public Policy Analysis21-
Social Work226$46,100
Social Sciences [+] 47 completers-
Anthropology5-
Economics0-
Applied Economics20-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics16-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 69 completers-
Industrial and Product Design2-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts22$26,200
Art/Art Studies12-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Music21$35,400
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 77 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders38$57,500
Athletic Training/Trainer11-
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy8-
1-
Nursing Administration11-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing8-
Business [+] (1 completers) 461 completers-
Business Administration and Management141$86,600
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management1-
Accounting173$60,300
Finance0-
Banking and Financial Support Services0-
Hospitality Administration/Management58-
Human Resources Development23-
Management Information Systems0-
Management Science22-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)6-
Marketing/Marketing Management37-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total1,791
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences16-
Education [+] 76 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction10-
Educational Leadership and Administration63$88,600
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration3-
Engineering [+] 81 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering7-
Chemical Engineering17-
Civil Engineering9-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering24-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Materials Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Petroleum Engineering2-
Industrial Engineering3-
Surveying Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
English Language and Literature [+] 17 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Creative Writing10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Biochemistry10-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics10-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 18 completers-
Mathematics18-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 13 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science13-
Physical Sciences [+] 73 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1-
Chemistry24-
Geology/Earth Science15-
Geophysics and Seismology16-
Physics17-
Psychology [+] 33 completers-
Developmental and Child Psychology2-
Social Psychology2-
Clinical Psychology14$48,300
Counseling Psychology5-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology6-
School Psychology2-
Educational Psychology2-
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
Social Work6-
Social Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics9-
Political Science and Government5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 13 completers-
Music13-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design6-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry0-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics7-
Pharmaceutical Sciences4-
Business [+] 11 completers-
Business/Commerce5-
Business Administration and Management3-
Hospitality Administration/Management2-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management1-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total429
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 233 completers-
Law233-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 238 completers-
Optometry105-
Pharmacy133-
Total471

Graduate Student Population at Houston

For academic year 2021-2022, total 7,925 students enrolled into University of Houston graduate schools where it has total 47,090 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 5,388 full-time and 2,537 part-time graduate students. By gender, 3,556 male and 4,369 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,9253,5564,369
Full-time5,3882,4612,927
Part-tme2,5371,0951,442
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,519 White (31.79%), 824 Black/African American (10.40%), 1,343 Hispanic (16.95%), 1,160 Asian (14.64%), and 2,079 students with other races. 1,773 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,9253,5564,369
American Indian/Native American19217
Asian1,160450710
Black/African American824259565
Hispanic1,343519824
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White2,5191,1411,378
Two More1405882
Un-Known1465789
Non-resident Alien1,7731,069704
University of Houston offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 3,616 graduate students (45.63% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,511 graduate students (31.68% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total7,925
Enrolled Online Exclusively3,616
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,511
Not in Online Courses1,798
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Houston. 2,764 students are aged 20 to 24 (34.88% of total students), 24 students are aged below 20 (0.30%), 223 students are aged above 50 (2.81%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Houston.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,9253,5564,369
Under 181183
Age 18-191349
Age 20-21402146256
Age 22-242,3629771,385
Age 25-292,5351,2591,276
Age 30-341,230615615
Age 35-39580247333
Age 40-49569223346
Age 50-6422377146

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