Copper League
University of Houston

USA

University of Houston, 4800 Calhoun Road, Houston, TX 77004, United States

423 World
rank
121 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1927
Short name:
UH
Type:
Public
Students:
40330
Faculty:
920
Faculty/Students Ratio:
44
:
1
Web-site:
www.uh.edu
Region:
North America
Location:
Houston, TX
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 423 46.028
Teaching 461 41.714
Research 396 46.23
International Diversity 489 36.223
Financial Sustainability 305 63.463
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 416 39.496
Research Perfomance Rankings 382 48.162
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TEACHING
World Rank: 461
Country rank: 117
Score: 41.714
League: Copper League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 396
Country rank: 122
Score: 46.23
League: Bronze League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 489
Country rank: 109
Score: 36.223
League: Copper League
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 305
Country rank: 103
Score: 63.463
League: Bronze League
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weight
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier-One public research university recognized throughout the world as a leader in energy research, law, business and environmental education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning, strategic industry partnerships and state -of-the-art facilities such as the interdisciplinary Energy Research Park and the Nanofabrication Facility. Located in America's fourth-largest city, UH is the most ethnically diverse metropolitan research university in the United States, serving more than 39,500 students in one of the most culturally diverse regions in the country. In addition to preparing its students to succeed in today's global economy, UH is a catalyst within its own community - changing lives through health, education and outreach projects that help build a future for children in Houston, in Texas and around the world. Other distinctive merits of UH include a strong student experience, a historic Division I athletics program, top-level arts programs and an internationally recognized faculty that includes a Nobel Laureate, National Medal of Science winners, Pulitzer and Tony awards winners and members of prestigious National Academies. The Princeton Review has chosen UH for inclusion in its guidebooks of the nation's best colleges and the nation's best value colleges for undergraduates.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Houston is to offer nationally competitive and internationally recognized opportunities for learning, discovery and engagement to a diverse population of students in a real-world setting. The University of Houston offers a full range of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, doctoral and professional levels and pursues a broad agenda of research and creative activities. As a knowledge resource to the public, the university builds partnerships with other educational institutions, community organizations, government agencies, and the private sector to serve the region and impact the world.