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 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 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Houston is $9,372 for Texas residents and $18,748 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,976 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 46,324 including undergraduate students.

University of Houston Graduate School Overview

University of Houston (referred to as Houston) is a Public, 4 years school located in Houston, TX. It is classified as 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.
University of Houston is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1954 - Current[Estimated Date]).
University of HoustonDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of Houston (referred to as 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 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Houston is $9,372 for Texas residents and $18,748 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,976 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 46,324 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 132 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
Houston Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,748
$9,372 for Texas Residents
Student Population7,976
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs132 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Houston is $9,372 for Texas residents and $18,748 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $465 for Texas residents and $986 for out-of-state students. University of Houston offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
Houston 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Texas Residents$9,372
Out-of-State$18,748
Tuition per Credit Hour
Texas Residents$465
Out-of-State$986
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 University of Houston 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 at Houston
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 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

University of Houston 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Houston is $9,372 for Texas residents and $18,748 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.53% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Houston
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$8,120$954$16,940$954
2016-2017$7,956$982$17,100$982
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
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $14,432 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 3.14% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,295. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -0.76% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of Houston
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$9,849$3,950$11,060$5,500
2016-2017$9,830$3,956$11,067$5,508
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
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $465 for Texas residents and $986 for other students at University of Houston. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.65% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Houston
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$451$941
2016-2017$442$950
2017-2018$448$963
2018-2019$456$970
2019-2020$465$986
The law school tuition at University of Houston is $25,914 for Texas residents and $37,722 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Houston.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Houston
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Optometry$15,220$1,002$27,748$1,002
Pharmacy$14,954$1,002$27,482$1,002
Law$24,912$1,002$36,720$1,002

Graduate Programs at Houston

University of Houston offers 135 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,767 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 Degree88151,905
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship440389
Doctor's degree - other30473
Total135152,767

University of Houston offers 135 programs through Master's, Doctorate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,767 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,905 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 473 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 40 completers-
Architecture40$50,400
Communication and Journalism [+] 15 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Mass Communication/Media Studies3-
Public Relations/Image Management10-
Health Communication2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 85 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences48-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance26-
Information Technology Project Management11-
Education [+] (6 completers) 136 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction39$52,100
Educational Leadership and Administration39$50,000
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration10-
Special Education and Teaching10-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services36$39,900
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1-
Health Occupations Teacher Education1-
Engineering [+] (8 completers) 375 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering6-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering8-
Chemical Engineering15-
Civil Engineering24-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering55-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering11-
Materials Engineering5-
Mechanical Engineering70-
Petroleum Engineering67-
Systems Engineering32-
Industrial Engineering81-
Surveying Engineering1-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 4 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
Work and Family Studies [+] (4 completers) 22 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Business Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences13-
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management9-
Human Nutrition0-
Legal Studies [+] 59 completers-
Law0-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law21-
Health Law18-
International Law and Legal Studies8-
Tax Law/Taxation9-
Intellectual Property Law3-
English Language And Literature [+] 16 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Creative Writing10-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Biochemistry0-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] (1 completers) 33 completers-
Mathematics14-
Applied Mathematics19-
Mathematics and Statistics0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 17 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management17-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 8 completers-
Philosophy8-
Physical Sciences [+] 71 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology2-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science24$66,300
Geophysics and Seismology23-
Physics14-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology13-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 177 completers-
0-
Public Administration6-
Public Policy Analysis10-
Social Work161$46,100
Social Sciences [+] 52 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology5-
Economics5-
Applied Economics31-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 91 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Industrial and Product Design3-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts24$26,200
Art/Art Studies11-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation8-
Music33$35,400
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 65 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders35$57,500
Athletic Training/Trainer17-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry1-
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy7-
Nursing Administration1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing4-
Nursing Education0-
Business [+] (4 completers) 590 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management209$86,600
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management25-
Operations Management and Supervision21-
Accounting210$60,300
Finance17-
Banking and Financial Support Services6-
Hospitality Administration/Management61-
Human Resources Development27-
Management Information Systems0-
Management Science0-
Marketing/Marketing Management14-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total1,905
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 55 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction17-
Educational Leadership and Administration35$88,600
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration3-
Engineering [+] 83 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering5-
Chemical Engineering18-
Civil Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering25-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering5-
Materials Engineering11-
Mechanical Engineering9-
Petroleum Engineering0-
Industrial Engineering2-
Surveying Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature8-
English Language And Literature [+] 17 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Creative Writing7-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Biochemistry10-
Vision Science/Physiological Optics2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics13-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 4 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science4-
Physical Sciences [+] 65 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology4-
Chemistry15-
Geology/Earth Science9-
Geophysics and Seismology13-
Physics24-
Psychology [+] 30 completers-
Psychology0-
Developmental and Child Psychology1-
Social Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology10$48,300
Counseling Psychology5-
Industrial and Organizational Psychology2-
School Psychology7-
Educational Psychology5-
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
0-
Social Work6-
Social Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics9-
Political Science and Government9-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design6-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry6-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics8-
Business [+] 15 completers-
Business/Commerce14-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management1-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total389
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 218 completers-
Optometry104-
Pharmacy114-
Total473

Graduate Student Population at Houston

For academic year 2019-2020, total 7,976 students enrolled into University of Houston graduate schools where it has total 46,324 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 5,579 full-time and 2,397 part-time students. By gender, 3,751 male and 4,225 female students are attending University of Houston graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Houston.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Houston
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,9763,7514,225
Full-time5,5792,6052,974
Part-tme2,3971,1461,251
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Houston.
There are 2,588 White (32.45%), 711 Black/African American (8.91%), 1,158 Hispanic (14.52%), 1,074 Asian (13.47%), and 2,445 students with other races. 2,136 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Houston
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,9763,7514,225
American Indian/Native American291118
Asian1,074407667
Black/African American711204507
Hispanic1,158456702
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander945
White2,5881,2241,364
Two More1134865
Un-Known1588870
Non-resident Alien2,1361,309827
University of Houston offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 470 graduate students (5.89% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 921 graduate students (11.55% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Houston.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Houston
Number of Students
Total7,976
Enrolled Online Exclusively470
Enrolled Some Online Courses921
Not in Online Courses6,585
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Houston. 2,791 students are aged 20 to 24 (34.99% of total students), 24 students are aged below 20 (0.30%), 186 students are aged above 50 (2.33%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Houston.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of Houston
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,9763,7514,225
Under 1816124
Age 18-19826
Age 20-21433191242
Age 22-242,3581,0641,294
Age 25-292,7491,3611,388
Age 30-341,142585557
Age 35-39566262304
Age 40-49518206312
Age 50-6418668118

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