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At the University of Houston College of Education, we’re working to improve educational and health outcomes for all people and communities 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.



How to Apply for Scholarships


  • College of Education scholarships are available for current and newly admitted undergraduate and graduate students in all departments. 
  • Visit the College’s Scholarships webpage for application instructions. 
  • The deadline to apply is Feb. 29, 2024, 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 2024, we earned a No. 15 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 UH 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

  • #15Best online graduate education program (U.S. News & World Report)
  • $9M Research expenditures in 2022
  • 76%Increase in citations of our faculty’s research (2019-22)
  • 70+Student scholarships available
  • 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:

Associate Professor Blake Allan has been elected to fellow status in the American Psychological Association’s Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17).

Steven Wei, who earned an Ed.D. in professional leadership – health science education in 2021, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology. 

Distinguished Professor Alberto J. Rodriguez has been invited to be part of the core planning group of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Collaborative for Advancing Science Teaching and Learning in K-12.

Kelly Lee, who earned a Ph.D. in counseling psychology in 2016 and an M.Ed. in counseling in 2013, will serve as president-elect for the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs.

Hope Rigby-Wills, a lecturer in the special populations program and a doctoral alum, has been selected for the Council for Learning Disabilities Leadership Institute.

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 
Undergraduate Student Success Team: coeug@uh.edu or 713-743-5000
Graduate Student Success Team: coegrad@central.uh.edu or 713-743-7676
General: coecomm@uh.edu or 713-743-5010

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