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Colleges / University of Houston

University of Houston

Houston, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate66%

About University of Houston

University of Houston is a public, state university in the city of Houston, Texas. University of Houston was founded in 1927. The college enrolls around 46,700 students a year, including 37,950 undergrads.

University of Houston Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Houston. University of Houston admitted 66% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 19,728 out of 29,783 total applicants were accepted.

University of Houston Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 51.6%

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University of Houston is located Houston.

If you want to see University of Houston for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 45 to Houston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, William P. Hobby.

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College Info

4302 University Drive Houston, TX 77204

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Houston Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

May 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 25

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Houston is May 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Houston is Jun 25.

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University of Houston SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1170 - 1330


Math SAT Range

580 - 670


Reading SAT Range

580 - 660

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Houston is like? There are approximately 46,700 students enrolled at University of Houston, including 37,950 undergraduate students and 8,750 graduate students. 72% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from TX and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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