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The University of Houston has an outstanding reputation for student success, teaching, research and innovation. Rigorous coursework, hands-on opportunities, leadership positions, and global experiences prepare students for the world. UH has dedicated, award-winning faculty members committed to helping students pursue their path of learning. Programs of study include undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, online and continuing education classes.

With nationally ranked education programs, cutting-edge research centers, world-class libraries and state-of-the-art facilities, Cougars have the learning resources they need to excel.

Colleges & Schools

At the University of Houston we pride ourselves on diversity and excellence across all disciplines. Our campus features internationally recognized faculty within 13 academic colleges and an interdisciplinary Honors College.  

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Graduate & Professional Education

Working alongside dedicated scholars and first-class, award-winning educators, UH graduate students prepare for dynamic careers and discover innovative solutions to society’s toughest challenges. We offer Masters, Doctoral and PhD degrees in our graduate programs. Further your education through our Graduate School.

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  • Master’s Degree Programs

    From accounting to world cultures, the University of Houston offers a wide variety of programs leading to the master’s degree.

  • Doctoral Degree Programs

    The University of Houston offers a wide array of programs leading to the doctoral degree.

  • Certificate Programs

    Looking to enhance your professional credentials? Consider one of our excellent graduate-level certificate programs.

  • Dual-Degree Programs

    A dual degree program allows academically outstanding students to similtaneously pursue two separate degree programs, often saving time and money.

Online & Off-Campus Education

  • 15 Fully Online Masters Programs
  • 950+ Online Courses
  • #1 Ranked Online Graduate Education Programs
  • 50+ Online and Off-Campus Programs

UH offers students nationally ranked degrees via online and off-campus education programs. Experience the same rigorous standards as traditional programs with the flexibility to complete them outside of traditional hours. Our qualified instructors provide students with the education and skills needed to continue on to the next chapter of their lives.

Continuing Studies

The University of Houston offers a wide variety of exceptional educational opportunities that will help you in every stage of your career. Continuing and Professional Studies delivers innovative education through certificate courses, workshops, conferences, online courses and custom-designed corporate training. Whether you are considering graduate school, making a career change or wanting to move up the corporate ladder, we have a course that’s built for you.

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Student Success

UH is committed to student success — our programs support first generation, transfer, and traditional college students. We empower you from the moment you are accepted to graduate in four years and stay connected to the history and traditions of the University. Begin with Cub Camp, where you develop strong bonds with classmates, learn the rich history of UH and begin your experience with confidence. Enroll in UH in 4 — by graduating in 4 years, families save time and money because students can enter the workforce or begin graduate studies as quickly as possible. And take advantege of our undergraduate success programs.

  • Cub Camp

    Cub Camp creates a fun, laid-back environment where you will actively participate over a three-day stay developing strong academic and leadership skills making the transition to college life more comfortable.

  • Provost Summer Read

    The Provost Summer Read Program is built around a common book that is read by all first year students. You’ll engage with faculty early and develop a sense of community with your peers.

  • UH in 4

    The UH in 4 program is a partnership between the University and students to support graduation within four years. The program provides a comprehensive plan to help students navigate their four-year college experience.

  • Undergraduate Student Success Center

    The Undergraduate Student Success Center helps transition students to a good fit major, offers tutoring and learning skills workshops, pre-professional and career advising, and supports first-generation and transfer college students.

Libraries

The University of Houston Libraries advances student success, knowledge creation and preservation, and globally competitive research. The Libraries system comprises the MD Anderson Library (the main campus library), the William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, the Weston A. Pettey Optometry Library and the Music Library, providing access to over 3.2 million volumes.

Resources and services offered at the library include the following:

  • Study Areas

    MD Anderson Library offers offers over 117,000 square feet of space designed for productivity, creativity and collaboration.

  • Academic Research Center

    A computing facility focused on research and study needs.

  • Learning Commons

    Provides tools for high-end multimedia and collaborative projects and is home to the Hamill Foundation Multimedia Studio and instructor-led technology training in a variety of topics

  • UH Digital Library

    An online space for the discovery of eclectic digital resources.

  • Special Collections

    Preserves and provides access to rare and unique materials.

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Academic Affairs

The Office of the Provost houses the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost responsible for student access and success. The Office of the Provost initiates and oversees a broad range of programs which benefit students throughout the University of Houston and the community, including undergraduate, graduate, continuing and distance education programs, as well as all academic programs and policies.