The University of Houston (UH) is a leading state research university located in Houston, Texas, United States of America. It is the flagship institution of University of Houston System and was founded in 1927, and has grown to become Texas's third largest university. The University of Houston is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, professional and doctoral degrees. Established with the motto ‘In Tempore’ meaning ‘In Time’ in English the university has the mission to offer nationally competitive and internationally recognized opportunities for learning, discovery and engagement to a diverse population of students in a real-world setting. It offers a full range of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, doctoral and professional levels and follows a broad schema of research and creative activities. Today, the UH is a major public research and teaching institution, serving more than 39,800 students annually with nearly 300 undergraduate and graduate programs.
The University of Houston offers 112 bachelors, 131 master’s, 54 research doctorates degree programs and three professional degree programs in law, optometry, and pharmacy. Houston University homes twelve colleges offering nearly 200 graduate programs as well as a number of specialized certifications, and dual degree to choose from. The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture offers integrated disciplines such as architecture, space architecture, interior architecture, industrial design and many more. The University of Houston’s College of Education offers coursed ranging from Counseling Psychology to Arts Education, Special Education, Professional Leadership, School Psychology and many more. The C. T. Bauer College of Business is Houston's most comprehensive business school providing excellent environment courses in such as Accountancy, Business Administration, Graduate and Professional Programs and Finance for outstanding education. The UH Cullen College of Engineering offers eight undergraduate programs in chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, petroleum, biomedical and mechanical engineering. The Honors College provides the advantages of a small community amid the rich and diverse settings of a large, urban university. The Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management provides degree in Hospitality Management. The UH Law Center has been cited as one of the best values in legal education today offering LLM, ML and JD LLM degrees in Law, Tax, Energy, Environment & Natural Resource Law, Foreign Scholars, Intellectual Property & Information Law and Health Law. The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers related degrees. The college of Pharmacy provides Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy education and Professional Pharmacy degrees. The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offer various degrees in numerous courses. The College of Optometry offers Optometry and Physiological and Vision Science.
Houston University not only provides quality education but is also dedicated to ensure that the students enjoy their student life, no matter how brief it is, for academic, personal, and professional development of the students. The university encourages students to take part in numerous co-curricular and social options that enhance the overall educational experience. For this, the university has more than 400 recognized organization and programs. The students get to experience Greek life through 25 fraternities and 19 sororities that promote lifetime bond of brotherhood and sisterhood in conjunction with a perpetual commitment to philanthropy and service. HU provides excellent dining facility through student meal plan and residence facility is also available to approximately 8,000 students within the seven residential communities. UH is equally popular for various sports activities and is a great place for athletes and spectators alike. It has 16 intercollegiate teams represented by the Cougar competing in Conference USA, and have won 33 titles, including 19 gold, in the past 10 years. The university has an intercollegiate sports program that competes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).The university provides several student services through Recreation and Wellness Center, Athletics/Alumni Center, the Center for Students with DisABILITIES, LGBT Resource Center, International Student & Scholar Services Online, Women’s Resource Center, University Eye Institute, Career Services, and many others. The University of Houston boasts of the University of Houston Libraries consisting of the M.D. Anderson Library and three branch libraries: the Music Library, the Weston A. Pettey Optometry Library, and the William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library. In addition to the libraries administered by the UH Libraries, the university also has the O'Quinn Law Library and the Conrad N. Hilton Library. The University of Houston proudly provides financial aid opportunities which keep it within the reach of every qualified student. Almost every student attending Cumberland receives some form of financial aid. The financial aid comes in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, financial incentives, summer/spring aid and student employment.
Located in the heart of a bustling international city, the University of Houston's 667-acre campus is a lush, green oasis. Fountains and sculptures adorn the grounds, while manicured lawns and tree-filled parks offer breathing room. Houston University provides world-class facilities including high-tech laboratories, modern classrooms and nationally renowned centers. The university welcomes them not only from all over the state but from the whole wide world as well. Cumberland promotes equal opportunity for all potential and current students and employees not discriminating against any individual on the basis of sex, race, national origin, color, political affiliation, religion, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, or disability status. With so much to offer and that too at a reasonable price, Houston University has been one of the most sought after universities for a long time. The university’s website contains detailed and current information and can also be found on popular social media sites.