Established in 1927, the University of Houston empowers students in their pursuit of learning, discovery, leadership and engagement. Located in a sprawling metropolis, our premier Tier One campus provides students with cutting edge programs including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, distance and continuing education. Ranked among the best colleges in America, UH is home to award-winning faculty, innovative research centers, has one of the most diverse student populations in the nation, and alumni who have become international leaders.At the University of Houston we prepare students to envision their future, emerge as leaders and launch careers that transform the world.
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.
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The University of Houston's proud heritage of academic excellence dates back to its founding in 1927. In 1947, the institution launched one of its many rich traditions by adopting the cougar, later named Shasta, as its official mascot.
Over the years, we grew and prospered, becoming the University of Houston in 1934. Two years later, the institution acquired land for a permanent campus, and its first building opened in 1939. The university became a state institution in 1963 and joined the newly created University of Houston System in 1977.
Today, the University of Houston 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 was founded in 1927. Acreage was acquired for a permanent campus in 1936, and the first building, the Roy Gustav Cullen Memorial Building, opened in 1939. UH public service and community activities, such as cultural offerings, clinical services, policy studies, and small-business initiatives, serve a diverse metropolitan population. Likewise, the resources of the Gulf Coast region complement and enrich the university's academic programs, providing students with professional expertise, practical experience, and career opportunities. In fact, more than 84 percent of our students secure career-level jobs within three months of graduation. UH has awarded more than 200,000 degrees, and approximately 75 percent of our alumni remain in the Houston area. UH offers 109 bachelor's, 131 master's, 51 doctoral, and three special professional degree programs through the university's 12 colleges. The university awards more than 6,500 degrees annually. UH is the most ethnically diverse research university in the nation. The 35,180 students enrolled in fall 2004 were 39.5 percent white, 18.7 percent Asian/Pacific Islander, 18.1 percent Hispanic, 13.0 percent African American, 8.1 percent International, 0.4 percent Native American, and 2.2 percent unknown; 75 percent undergraduate and 25 percent postbaccalaureate, graduate, and professional; 48 percent male and 52 percent female.
休斯顿大学成立于1927年。1936年获得永久性校园土地。1939年建成第一栋教学楼Roy Gustav Cullen Memorial Building。休斯顿大学的公共服务和社区活动，比如文化产品、临床服务、政策研究和小型企业计划，方便了各种类型的城市人群。类似地，墨西哥湾岸区的资源也补充和丰富了学校的专业计划，为学生提供了专业知识、实践经历和就业机会。事实上，84%的毕业生在毕业三个月内就找到了工作。休斯顿大学已授予超过20万个学位，75%的校友留在波士顿地区。学校有学士学位计划109个，硕士学位计划131个，博士学位计划51个，特别职业学位计划3个。有12个学院。每年授予6千5百个学位。休斯顿大学是美国学生构成成分最多样化的大学。根据2004年秋季数据，在注册的35180名学生中，39.5%属于白人学生，18.7%属于亚洲/太平洋岛民学生，18.1%属于拉美裔美籍学生，13.0%属于非裔美籍学生，8.1%属于国际学生，0.4%属于印第安学生，2.2%属于身份待定学生。75%属于本科生，25%属于学士后、研究生和职业生。48%属于男学生，52%属于女学生。