University of Houston

The University of Houston is a public research university recognized throughout the world as a leader in energy and health research, law, business and environmental education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning, strategic industry partnerships and state-of-the-art facilities such as TDECU Stadium, the interdisciplinary Energy Research Park and the biomedical district, which integrates a mix of research and teaching spaces with health care clinics serving the surrounding community. Located in America's fourth-largest city, UH is one of the most ethnically diverse metropolitan research universities in the United States, serving more than 43,700 students in one of the most culturally diverse regions in the country.In addition to preparing its students to succeed in today's global economy, UH is a catalyst within its own community - changing lives through health, education and outreach projects that help build a future for children in Houston, in Texas and around the world.Other distinctive merits of UH include the establishment of a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, which indicates a strong foundation for undergraduate education and academic achievement, a historic Division I athletics program, top-level arts programs and an internationally recognized faculty that includes a Nobel Laureate, National Medal of Science winners, Pulitzer Prize and Tony awards winners and members of prestigious National Academies. Nestled on a tree-lined campus, UH is just minutes from downtown Houston, the Texas Medical Center, and Houstons bustling theater and museum districts. The University of Houston is home to world-class teaching, revolutionary research and nationally recognized students - all working together to create a globally competitive educational environment.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1927 N/A Semester $679.2 million + 4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, TX 77204 (713) 743-1000
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32 100.0 Texas Houston 270 259 54