University of Houston Graduate School

University of Houston (referred to as Houston) is a Public, 4 years school located in Houston, TX.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Houston is $9,727 for Texas residents and $18,871 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,757 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 46,700 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Houston (referred to as Houston) is a Public, 4 years school located in Houston, TX.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Houston is $9,727 for Texas residents and $18,871 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,757 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 46,700 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 228 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,871
$9,727 for Texas Residents
Student Population8,757
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs228 graduate programs
(4 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Houston is $9,727 for Texas residents and $18,871 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $484 for Texas residents and $992 for out-of-state students.
Houston offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Texas Residents$9,727
Out-of-State$18,871
Tuition per Credit Hour
Texas Residents$484
Out-of-State$992
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, 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)4 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, 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 stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
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
2022-2023$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 $19,499 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,810 (public) / $18,159 (private).
The following 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$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Texas Graduate Schools$13,401$17,909
Public$8,153$17,810
Private$18,159
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,701 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Houston.
On-campus living costs are increased by 4.69% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,592. Off-campus living costs are increased by 7.90% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$10,418$4,250$10,309$5,283
For academic year 2022-2023, 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 stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$456$970
2019-2020$465$986
2020-2021$474$982
2021-2022$484$992
2022-2023$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 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $24,168 for Texas residents and $37,268 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at Houston.
2022-2023 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 138 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, 2,712 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 Degree9041,874
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship450408
Doctor's degree - other30430
Total13842,712
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 244 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 222 completers.
University of Houston offers 138 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,712 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,874 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 430 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 16 completers-
Architectural Studies1-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology15-
Communication and Journalism [+] 25 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies8-
Public Relations/Image Management14-
Health Communication3-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 117 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences52-
Information Science/Studies18-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance34-
Information Technology Project Management13-
Education [+] 195 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction73$52,100
Educational Leadership and Administration44$50,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration8-
Special Education and Teaching15-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services55$39,900
Engineering [+] 189 completers-
Engineering2-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1-
Astronautical Engineering3-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering24-
Chemical Engineering14-
Civil Engineering17-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering29-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering5-
Materials Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering34-
Petroleum Engineering15-
Systems Engineering8-
Industrial Engineering30-
Surveying Engineering1-
Engineering Technology [+] 29 completers-
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician20-
Engineering/Industrial Management9-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures4-
Spanish Language and Literature--
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 25 completers-
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences6-
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management6-
Human Nutrition13-
Legal Studies [+] 21 completers-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law4-
Health Law4-
International Law and Legal Studies4-
Tax Law/Taxation8-
Intellectual Property Law1-
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Creative Writing6-
Rhetoric and Composition--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 68 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences65-
Biochemistry--
Vision Science/Physiological Optics3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] (1 completers) 103 completers-
Mathematics10-
Applied Mathematics4-
Financial Mathematics53-
Mathematics and Statistics36-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 10 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management10-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science--
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 7 completers-
Philosophy7-
Physical Sciences [+] 39 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology--
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science17$66,300
Geophysics and Seismology11-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology14-
Human Services [+] 269 completers-
Public Administration6-
Public Policy Analysis19-
Social Work244$46,100
Social Sciences [+] 71 completers-
Anthropology8-
Applied Economics24-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics30-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology6-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 74 completers-
Industrial and Product Design2-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts22$26,200
Art/Art Studies13-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Music18$35,400
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 65 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders32$57,500
Athletic Training/Trainer9-
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy6-
Pharmaceutical Sciences1-
Nursing Education6-
Nursing Administration8-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Business [+] (1 completers) 506 completers-
Business Administration and Management160$86,600
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management2-
Accounting157$60,300
Hospitality Administration/Management49-
Human Resources Development40-
Management Science34-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)27-
Marketing/Marketing Management37-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total1,874
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences15-
Education [+] 78 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction16-
Educational Leadership and Administration55$88,600
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration7-
Engineering [+] 104 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering12-
Chemical Engineering23-
Civil Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering22-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Materials Engineering14-
Mechanical Engineering12-
Petroleum Engineering8-
Industrial Engineering3-
Surveying Engineering4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 10 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature10-
English Language and Literature [+] 18 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Creative Writing8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Biochemistry7-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics4-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics9-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 3 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science3-
Physical Sciences [+] 61 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology4-
Chemistry32-
Geology/Earth Science12-
Geophysics and Seismology5-
Physics8-
Psychology [+] 33 completers-
Developmental and Child Psychology3-
Social Psychology3-
Clinical Psychology7$48,300
Counseling Psychology5-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology7-
School Psychology4-
Educational Psychology4-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Social Work4-
Social Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Political Science and Government8-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 7 completers-
Music7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design7-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics5-
Pharmaceutical Sciences6-
Business [+] 12 completers-
Business/Commerce--
Business Administration and Management8-
Hospitality Administration/Management4-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total408
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 222 completers-
Law222-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 208 completers-
Optometry92-
Pharmacy116-
Total430

Graduate Student Population at Houston

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 8,757 students enrolled into University of Houston graduate schools where it has total 46,700 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 6,085 full-time and 2,672 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,069 male and 4,688 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
Total8,7574,0694,688
Full-time6,0852,8713,214
Part-tme2,6721,1981,474
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,275 White (25.98%), 874 Black/African American (9.98%), 1,512 Hispanic (17.27%), 1,181 Asian (13.49%), and 2,915 students with other races. 2,603 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,7574,0694,688
American Indian/Native American20911
Asian1,181451730
Black/African American874286588
Hispanic1,512573939
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander743
White2,2751,0141,261
Two More1495594
Un-Known1366769
Non-resident Alien2,6031,610993
University of Houston offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,404 graduate students (16.03% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,838 graduate students (32.41% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total8,757
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,404
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,838
Not in Online Courses4,515
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Houston. 3,292 students are aged 20 to 24 (37.59% of total students), 22 students are aged below 20 (0.25%), 239 students are aged above 50 (2.73%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Houston.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,7574,0694,688
Under 181688
Age 18-19624
Age 20-21535220315
Age 22-242,7571,2791,478
Age 25-292,6911,2751,416
Age 30-341,238634604
Age 35-39638275363
Age 40-49637268369
Age 50-64239108131

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