University of Houston

Women's WCLA Contact: Joan Stainton
Profile
Size
10 / 10
37,215 Undergrads / 45,364 Students
Cost
4 / 10
$15,664 Net Price
Selectivity
6 / 10
61% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
22 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
85%
Overall Graduation Rate
54%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
25% / 54%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX, 77204, Houston, TX, 77204 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Austin Texas Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Antonio Texas Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Canada
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
Where Grads Work
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Houston ISD
  • Shell
  • Chevron
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • BP
  • Halliburton
  • Schlumberger
  • Baker Hughes
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • City of Houston
  • Memorial Hermann Health System
  • Cameron
  • National Oilwell Varco
  • ExxonMobil
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Program and Project Management
  • Research
  • Support
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
510 - 610
Math
550 - 640
Total
1120 - 1310
ACT
English
21 - 27
Math
22 - 27
Composite
23 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 20,768 9,854 10,914
% Admitted 61% 64% 59%
% Admits That Enroll 39% 41% 37%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.53
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (29%)
    Engineering (9%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Communication & Journalism (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Social Sciences (5%)
    Engineering Technology (5%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (5%)
    Health Professions (5%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (3%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (1%)
    History (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Architecture (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
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    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $15,664

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$9,706 $21,711
    Books & Supplies$1,300 $1,300
    Cost of Living$9,984 $9,984
    Personal Expenses$3,956 $3,956
     
    Sticker Price$24,946 $36,797

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    85% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship73%$9,530
    Federal Grants37%$4,722
    Pell Grants37%$4,589
    Other Federal3%$1,674
    State & Local Grants33%$6,312
    Institutional Grants48%$6,612
     
    Student Loans37%$6,463
    Federal Loans36%$5,101
    Other Loans5%$11,941

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $753 Million $16,602

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,250.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $13,250 $205

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 13,146 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $51,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.46 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 25% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 9 8
    Fondling 11 5
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 10 -
    Aggravated Assault 5 2
    Burglary 46 32
    Motor Vehicle Theft 22 -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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