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MAJORS & MINORS
We are Coogs — alert, driven, and powerful. We’re on a mission to become tomorrow’s leaders in an inclusive learning environment that offers excellence and hands-on leadership development in the classroom, across the nation, and around the globe. But we’re not all work and no play. Reach beyond the classroom to make memories and connections that will last a lifetime. Ready to join us? Put up the “Coog Sign” by folding your ring finger of your right hand under your thumb.
WE ARE HOUSTON’S UNIVERSITY
Houston isn’t a college town—it’s a college city. Houston continues to grow because Houstonians are ambitious. They’re used to living on the frontier, as entrepreneurs, researchers, and innovators. It’s an energizing environment that will inspire you as a student, and, as a global business hub, it offers opportunities for internships and fieldwork in every area. Your life is one destination after another, and each is a new beginning. High school leads to college, college leads to degrees, and degrees lead to a life powered by ambition. When you join the University of Houston, your ambition can take you anywhere.
largest city in the United States
of UH alumni live and work in Houston
Fortune 500 companies
medical center in the country
TIER ONE PUT US ON THE MAP; WHERE YOU GO IS UP TO YOU.
We are a Tier One public research university, which means weâ€™ve been nationally recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for our excellence in groundbreaking research. Less than 3 percent of universities nationwide are recognized as Tier One public research institutions. In other words, a Tier One degree is more valuable.
THE HONORS COLLEGE
RESEARCH & INTERNSHIPS
By combining the advantages of a small college with the resources and diversity of a large university, the Honors College serves the needs of our most gifted students through specialized guidance, academic flexibility, and personal instruction. Regardless of college or major, students have the opportunity to enhance their studies in this challenging forum. Visit thehonorscollege.com.
We have more than 25 research labs, centers, and institutions across every academic area. As a Tier One public research institution, students and professors work together to find innovative ways to make real changes in the real world. We’re located in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, which allows us to work with local industries to help design our degrees and internships.
UHin4 provides a comprehensive plan for on-time graduation in four years for incoming freshman and select transfer students. You’ll receive academic maps and be offered fixed tuition rates to help you acheive your academic goals. Read more about this program at uh.edu/UHin4.
UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture & Design Architecture Enviromental Design Industrial Design Interior Architecture C.T. Bauer College of Business Pre-Business* Accounting Entrepreneurship Finance Management Management information Systems Marketing Supply Chain Management *All new students declare pre-business as their initial concentration. Once a student completes the required University core and business core classes, a student can declare a specific major in business. College of the Arts Applied Music Art Art History Dance
Teacher Certification in Dance â€“Secondary -Education Graphic Design Music Composition Marketing Non-Profit Leadership Religion Teacher Certification Theory Painting Photography and Digital Media Playwriting and Dramaturgy Sculpture Theatre Acting Production Stage Management Theatre Education College of Education Health (Students enter as Pre-Health) Human Development and Family Studies (Students enter as Pre-Human Development and Family Studies) Teaching and Learning (Students enter as Pre- Teaching and Learning)
Cullen College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering Petroleum Engineering Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management Hotel and Restaurant Management The Honors College Open to all undergraduate majors College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Advertising American Sign Language Interpreting Anthropology Chinese Studies Classical Studies Communication Sceinces Disorders Economics English Creative Writing Literature
French Health Communication History Human Nutrition and Foods Italian Studies Integrated Communication Interpersonal Communication Journalism Kinesiology Exercise Science Fitness and Sports Sports Administration Liberal Studies Media Production Media Studies / Media Policy Organizational/Corporate Communication Philosophy Political Science Psychology (Students enter as Pre-Psychology) Public Relations Religious Studies Sociology Spanish World Cultures and Literatures Ancient Culture Studies Francophone Cultures Studies German Studies Global Cinema Studies
Global Modernity Studies Middle Eastern Studies Womenâ€™s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Organizational Leadership and Supervision Retailing and Consumer Science Supply Chain and Logistics Technology
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences Biology Chemistry Computer Science Earth Science Environmental Sciences Geology Geophysics Mathematical Biology Mathematics Mathematical Finance Options Teacher Certification Physics
Pre-Professional Tracks Pre-Dentistry Pre-Law Pre-Medicine Pre-Nursing Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Optometry Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Veterinary Medicine
College of Technology Biotechnology Computer Engineering Technology Computer Information Systems Construction Management Digital Media Electrical Power Engineering Technology Human Resources Development Mechanical Engineering Technology
Exploratory Studies *Exploratory Studies provides advising for undecided undergraduate freshmen. Students who do not meet admission requirements for their major choices but do meet general admission requirements will be admitted as an Exploratory Studies major. Students can re-apply to their first choice major after their first semester at UH. Visit uh.edu/academics.
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Where can I go? Just about anywhere you want! We have faculty-led, reciprocal exchange, and affiliated third-party provider programs across Central America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Programs range in length from 1 week to a full academic year.
Learning Abroad Experience life-changing exchange programs and semesters overseas. Prepare for a career that may require you to collaborate with people from other countries, work internationally, or solve problems for the global community.
We’ll even help you get a passport! Our “Passport for Coogs” initiative provides free U.S. passports to students.
Read more at uh.edu/learningabroad.
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EXPERIENCE THE COOG LIFE UH knows that a holistic college experience combines academic opportunities with social, physical, and spiritual outlets. We have an abundance of student organizations, which range in focus from art to politics to culture to community service. If you donâ€™t find an organization on campus that fits your needs, weâ€™ll help you start one! Visit uh.edu/campus-life.
organizations and clubs
fraternities and sororities
intramural activities per year
WORK HARD PLAY HARD campus ministries
intercollegiate sports teams
multi-cultural ethnic organization
LIVING IS LEARNING Campus is the epicenter of Coog life, where cultures converge and lifelong friends meet. There are tons of reasons why you should consider living on campus: saving time and money, connecting with other students outside the classroom, experiencing independence in a safe environment, and more. But here’s the best reason: you’ll never be bored. Also, those who live on campus have higher GPAs than those who don’t. Read more at uh.edu/housing.
Cougar Village I Cougar Village II Moody Towers Quadrangle Cougar Place Calhoun Lofts Bayou Oaks
Hungry? The dining halls, restaurants, and food trucks on campus serve everything from sushi to pizza. There’s never a shortage of fresh, chef-made food. Meal plans are convenient, flexible, and loaded with options. Each plan includes various dining locations across campus with a range of menus and offerings. You’re guaranteed value, whether you eat on campus three times a week or three times a day!
TAKE ACTION Explore our campus and learn more about everything UH has to offer. Visit uh.edu/campusvisits.
Apply online using the ApplyTexas Application at ApplyTexas.org
Submit your $75 application fee by credit card ($90 for international students) on the ApplyTexas website or mail, check or money order made payable to University of Houston. Send SAT and/or ACT scores and official transcripts from your high school or college. (SAT code: 6870; ACT code: 4236)
Freshman - Ask your high school registrar to send your transcript to UH. (Electronic transcripts are strongly encouraged.) Send official SAT or ACT scores directly to UH from the testing agency. Scores can also be sent through the College Board. Transfer - Send updated official transcripts from all colleges previously attended. (Electronic transcripts are strongly encouraged.) Students transfering to UH with college credits from high school and less than 15 hours earned post high school graduation need to submit official SAT or ACT scores along with an official copy of their final high school transcript.
COUGAR PREVIEW OCTOBER 21, 2017 AND NOVEMBER 11, 2017
Cougar Preview is our largest open house that allows prospective students and their families to explore the UH campus, departments and programs. This all-day program is filled with answers about admission requirements, information about various academic programs, scholarships and financial aid opportunities, and campus housing. At Cougar Preview, you will have a chance to see the excellent academic and recreational facilities, as well as meet with UH faculty, staff and student leaders! Visit uh.edu/cougarpreview.
APPLICATION PRIORITY DATES
All admission materials, including the application, application fee, official transcript, and official test scores, must be received by the Office of Admissions by the dates below. Visit uh.edu/admissions/apply.
Spring 2018 Freshman and Transfer International
Summer 2018 Freshman and Transfer International Transfer
Fall 2017 Freshman Scholarship Priority Freshman Final
Transfer Final Consideration
International Freshman International Transfer
ASSURED ADMISSION CRITERIA (FRESHMAN) Class Rank Top 10% Top 11-25% Top 26-50% 51% & lower
Original SAT (CR+M) No Minimum 1000 1100 Individual Review
Redesigned SAT (Total) No Minimum 1080 1170 Individual Review
ACT (Composite) No Minimum 21 24 Individual Review
ACTUAL ANNUAL COSTS (2016-2017) Tuition and fees Room and board Books and supplies Total
Texas Resident $11,078 $11,060 $1,300 $21,859
Non-Resident $25,332 $11,060 $1,300 $21,859
Total costs are based on average full-time enrollment of 15 hours per semester, average cost of on-campus residence halls and meal plan, and average cost of books. Cost may increase for future academic years.
Incoming students receive more than $12 million in scholarship funds. With hundreds of academic, leadership, and college-specific scholarships, we offer hundreds of opportunities to pay for your education. To be eligibile for scholarships, please apply for freshman admission by November 15, 2016. Additionally, you can explore scholarships from other sources, such as FastWeb, US College Scholarships and Grants, and the College Board. Visit uh.edu/scholarships.
FINANCIAL AID To apply for federal financial aid, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov (school code: 003652). You can start your FAFSA beginning October 1, 2016. Visit uh.edu/typesofaid.
The University of Houston will accept the SAT (tests administered prior to March 2016) or the redesigned SAT (tests administered since March 2016) for 2017 applicants.
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