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 7,976 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 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 7,976 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 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,871
$9,727 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 $9,727 for Texas residents and $18,871 for out-of-state students for 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.
Houston 2022 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
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 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

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,585 (public) / $18,253 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Texas Graduate Schools$8,137$17,781
Public$8,137$17,585
Private$18,253
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 Costs
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

Graduate Programs at Houston

University of Houston offers 135 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, 2,767 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
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Houston by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Accounting program with 210 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 255 completers.
University of Houston offers 135 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,767 students have completed their graduate 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 2021-2022, total 7,925 students enrolled into University of Houston graduate schools where it has total 46,324 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

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University of Connecticut (Connecticut) is a Public, 4 years school located in Storrs, CT. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $20,325 for Connecticut residents and $42,237 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,279 and it offers total 253 graduate programs(30 online programs).
University of Central Florida (UCF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Orlando, FL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,872 for Florida residents and $28,657 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 9,654 and it offers total 105 graduate programs(28 online programs).
University of South Florida-Main Campus (USF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tampa, FL. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $10,428 for Florida residents and $21,126 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 11,606 and it offers total 150 graduate programs(23 online programs).
University of Louisville (Louisville) is a Public, 4 years school located in Louisville, KY. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,725 for Kentucky residents and $27,839 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,789 and it offers total 138 graduate programs(16 online programs).
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus (Cincinnati-Main Campus) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cincinnati, OH. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $14,902 for Ohio residents and $26,644 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 11,124 and it offers total 265 graduate programs(38 online programs).
Rutgers University-New Brunswick (Rutgers) is a Public, 4 years school located in New Brunswick, NJ. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $20,495 for New Jersey residents and $33,215 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 14,215 and it offers total 234 graduate programs(23 online programs).
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University of Memphis (Memphis) is a Public, 4 years school located in Memphis, TN. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $10,908 for Tennessee residents and $14,544 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,225 and it offers total 115 graduate programs(29 online programs).
Southern Methodist University (SMU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Dallas, TX. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $35,802 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,170 and it offers total 126 graduate programs(21 online programs).

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