The University of Houston (UH), located in the nation’s fourth largest city, is a public, urban institution of higher education chartered by the State of Texas. Founded in 1927, UH is the flagship and only PhD granting institution in the University of Houston system. It is the third largest university in Texas with over 46,000 students and 2,700 faculty. A Tier One public research institution and one of the country’s most vibrant and ethnically diverse universities, UH is a dynamic hub of creativity and progress with award-winning faculty, innovative research centers, and alumni who have become international leaders.
As its primary objective, UH is dedicated to becoming a nationally recognized institution in the 21st century which anticipates and responds to changing demographics in an increasingly diverse and globally interdependent world. Student success has been identified as one of the University’s six strategic goals, and is at the core of the mission of the student affairs and enrollment services division.