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At the University of Houston College of Education, we’re working to improve educational and health outcomes for all children and families through effective teaching, innovative research and strong partnerships. Students learn in the context of a multicultural city from distinguished professors who merge research with real-world lessons. We’re preparing future teachers, administrators, counselors, psychologists, health specialists, researchers and other leaders to transform lives in Houston and beyond.



Student Scholarships

Scholarship Application Opens Soon!

  • The UH College of Education scholarship application opens Thursday, Dec. 1 at 8 a.m.
  • We have scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and incoming students in all departments.
  • Please visit the College’s Financial Aid and Scholarships page for application instructions. 
  • The deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2023, at noon
U.S. News and World Report best online programs


As part of a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research institution, we continue to increase our rigor and relevance to the community. Our students can be confident in the quality of our instruction, whether virtual or face or face. In 2022, we earned a No. 14 ranking from U.S. News & World Report for our online master’s degree programs. Our professors are dedicated to helping students achieve their dreams. We hope you’ll make Houston home.


Experience a Virtual Tour of campus and the College of Education's idyllic view of the fountains! We're in a prime spot for studying or relaxing with friends outside.

Also check out the Student Center, dorms, dining and more! Befitting of a Tier One public research university, UH has invested in major campus upgrades in recent years.

Prospective students can contact coeinfo@uh.edu with questions.


At a Glance

  • #14Best online graduate education program (U.S. News & World Report)
  • $6M Research expenditures in 2021
  • 62%Increase in citations of our faculty’s research (2018-21)
  • $200,000+Awarded for scholarships (2022-23)
  • 3-Time WinnerTeacher Education “Distinguished Program” (ATE)
  • 150,000+K-12 students impacted over five years

Short Takes

A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:

Interim Dean Cathy Horn named two new associate deans to the leadership team: Tiffany J. Davis, associate dean of student equity, belonging, and success, and Mimi Lee, associate dean of faculty and staff equity, belonging, and success.

Five faculty members were recognized for winning the College’s teaching and research awards for 2021-22. Virginia Snodgrass Rangel (ELPS) won the Collaborative Research Excellence Award. Lyle McKinney (ELPS) won the Research Mentoring Award. Tiffany J. Davis (ELPS), Kristen Hassett (ELPS) and Allison Master (PHLS) each won the Teaching Excellence Award.

Five staff members were recognized with awards of distinction for 2021-22. Nkemdilim Ibekwe (Undergraduate Studies) won the Staff Spirit Award. Miranda Jasso (Office of Research) and Karen Tran (Finance Office) won a Staff Excellence Award. Kevin Pham (CITE) and Shelley Townsend (Parent Education Project) won a Staff Distinguished Service Award.

Sahar Eshtehardi, a doctoral candidate in the counseling psychology program, received the American Psychological Association’s 2022 Committee on Socioeconomic Status Student Award for Student Leadership. She earned an M.Ed. in counseling from the College in 2020.

Farish Hall

Contact Us

UH College of Education
Stephen Power Farish Hall
3657 Cullen Blvd., Room 214
Houston, TX 77204-5023

Prospective students: coeinfo@uh.edu or 713-743-7676
Undergraduate: coeug@uh.edu or 713-743-5000
Graduate: coegrad@central.uh.edu or 713-743-7676
General: coecomm@uh.edu or 713-743-5010

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