List of colleges and universities in Houston

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The following is a list of colleges and universities in Houston, located within the city limits.

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Public universities

Four separate and distinct state universities are located in Houston.

The University of Houston is the flagship institution of the University of Houston System. The University of Houston–Clear Lake and the University of Houston–Downtown are stand-alone universities; they are not branch campuses of the University of Houston.

Admission into each institution is separate, and each institution has distinct admission criteria and requirements.

InstitutionFoundedEnrollment
(Fall 2011)
Campus
Acreage
Freshman
Acceptance
Rate[1]
(Fall 2011)
Endowment
Research
Expenditures
(FY 2011)
Carnegie
Classification[2]
U.S. News
Ranking
University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd
192739,82066763.0%$589.8 million[3]$127.5 million[3]Research
(Very High)
National Universities,
No. 184 (Tier 1)[4]
University of Houston–Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd
19718,188524N/A$22.6 million[5]$2.2 million[5]Master's (Large)Regional Universities,
Unranked[6]
University of Houston–Downtown
1 Main St
197412,9182096.9%$34.7 million[7]$1.5 million[7]Baccalaureate–
Diverse
Regional Colleges,
No. 26[8]
Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne St
19279,73015087.4%$35.4 million[9]N/ADoctoral/
Research
National Universities,
Tier 2[9]

Community colleges

Private universities

Rice University

Nonsectarian

Sectarian


Law schools

University of Houston Law Center

Public

The University of Houston Law Center is one of two top-tier public law schools in Texas, and is the only top-tier law school in Houston. It ranks 56th among the nation's "Best Law Schools" in U.S. News & World Report. The law school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1947, the Law Center is one of 12 academic colleges of the University of Houston. The law school's facilities are located on the university's 667-acre campus in southeast Houston.

Private


Health institutions

Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is ranked among the top Schools of medicine in the United States.

Public

Private

Former institutions


See also

References

  1. ^ "Online Institutional Resumes". Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/apps/resumes/. Retrieved 2012-07-04.
  2. ^ [1] Carnegie Foundation University Classification | accessdate = 2011-02-06
  3. ^ a b "University of Houston Progress Card". University of Houston System. http://www.uhsa.uh.edu/chancellor/strategic-direction/strategic-documents/UH%202011-12%20Progress%20Card.pdf. Retrieved 2011-11-18.
  4. ^ "2013 Best Colleges: University of Houston". U.S. News & World Report. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-houston-3652. Retrieved September 15, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "University of Houston–Clear Lake Progress Card". University of Houston System. http://www.uhsa.uh.edu/chancellor/strategic-direction/strategic-documents/UHCL%202011-12%20Progress%20Card.pdf. Retrieved 2011-11-18.
  6. ^ "2013 Best Colleges: University of Houston–Clear Lake". U.S. News & World Report. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-houston-clear-lake-11711. Retrieved September 15, 2012.
  7. ^ a b "University of Houston–Downtown Progress Card". University of Houston System. http://www.uhsa.uh.edu/chancellor/strategic-direction/strategic-documents/UHD%202011-12%20Progress%20Card.pdf. Retrieved 2011-11-18.
  8. ^ "2013 Best Colleges: University of Houston–Downtown". U.S. News & World Report. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/university-of-houston-downtown-12826. Retrieved September 15, 2012.
  9. ^ a b "2013 Best Colleges: Texas Southern University". U.S. News & World Report. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/texas-southern-university-3642. Retrieved September 15, 2012.
  10. ^ Rice University
  11. ^ "Rice University - Best Colleges - Education - US News and World Report". http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/college/items/3604. Retrieved 2008-12-24.
  12. ^ "Majors and Programs of Study". Rice University. http://www.futureowls.rice.edu/futureowls/Majors_and_Programs_of_Study.asp. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
  13. ^ "Information for Graduate Students". Rice University. http://www.rice.edu/catalog/2008_2009/PDF/08_GraduateInfo.pdf. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
  14. ^ "Rice Facts - Academic Schools". Rice University. http://www.professor.rice.edu/professor/Academic_Schools.asp. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
  15. ^ North American College
  16. ^ HBU - Visit HBU
  17. ^ Contact UST
  18. ^ memorialhermann.org
  19. ^ 15261_Meth_TMHRI_PROD.indd
  20. ^ a b Moore, Louis. "Ecumenism the byword on high-rise college campus." Houston Chronicle. Saturday August 31, 1985. Religion 1. Retrieved on September 25, 2011.