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The following is a list of colleges and universities in Houston, located within the city limits.
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.
|University of Houston|
4800 Calhoun Rd
|1927||39,820||667||63.0%||$589.8 million||$127.5 million||Research|
No. 184 (Tier 1)
|University of Houston–Clear Lake|
2700 Bay Area Blvd
|1971||8,188||524||N/A||$22.6 million||$2.2 million||Master's (Large)||Regional Universities,|
|University of Houston–Downtown|
1 Main St
|1974||12,918||20||96.9%||$34.7 million||$1.5 million||Baccalaureate–|
|Texas Southern University|
3100 Cleburne St
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.