#2 - UH is the second-most ethnically diverse major research university in America.
137 - The number of different countries represented in UH's diverse student body.
63% - The percentage of UH graduates who remain in Houston for at least 10 years after graduation.
162 student-athletes were named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher (in 2012-13). That ranks as the second-highest total in school single-season history.
235,000+ - Total number of bachelor's, master's, doctoral and professional degrees granted by UH since 1927.
920,000 - Number of hours that UH students work in the surrounding communities each year.
224,000 - The number of active UH alumni who hold successful and diverse positions congressmen, legislators, CEOs, astronauts, judges, educators, actors, artists, and much more.
LIMELIGHT - Our long history of successful alumni in the arts includes actors Dennis and Randy Quaid, Brent Spiner, Loretta Devine, Jim Parsons and Robert Wuhl; authors Alice Sebold and Padgett Powell; singer Larry Gatlin; artists Julian Schnabel, Michael Ray Charles, “The Art Guys” (Michael Galbreth and Jack Massing); broadcasters Jim Nantz, Tom Jarriel, Dominique Sachse; clothing designer Victor Costa; film producer Walter Coblenz; and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Adrees Latif.
SCORE! - Cougar athletic stars include Olympic medalists Carl Lewis and Leroy Burrell and diver Yulia Pakhalina; Heisman Trophy winner Andre Ware; NBA stars Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon; golfers Fred Couples, Steve Elkington and Fuzzy Zoeller; and MLB pitchers Doug Drabek, Ryan Wagner and Woody Williams.