The Graduate School cultivates and supports academic excellence in graduate and professional education at the University of Houston. The University of Houston is a Carnegie Tier One Research University hosting an array of graduate and professional degrees in the Colleges of Architecture & Design, the Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Optometry, Pharmacy, Technology and the Graduate College of Social Work, as well as the School of Nursing. These colleges and schools offer 101 master's degrees, 47 doctoral degrees, and three professional degrees.
Houston is a superb setting for a university. Our location in the nation's fourth largest city gives students and faculty access to a vibrant, entrepreneurial, culturally diverse and prosperous community. The University of Houston is an integral part of this dynamic mix, and the opportunities for research, scholarship and professional study and work are boundless.