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Graduate and Professional Studies
Greetings, and welcome to The University of Houston!
Pursuing a graduate or professional degree is an important decision. Graduate and Professional Studies would like you to be aware of all that UH has to offer you as a graduate or professional degree seeking student. We hope that you will find your pursuit of a graduate or professional degree successful and that your biggest dreams and aspirations come true.
The University of Houston's graduate and professional programs are wide-ranging, innovative and focused on excellence. The University of Houston is a Carnegie Tier One Research University - extensive; graduate students comprise more than 24% of total enrollment and receive more than 34% of the degrees awarded at UH. Prospective students can choose from an array of graduate and professional degrees in the Colleges of Architecture, Business, Education, Engineering, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Optometry, Pharmacy, Technology and The Graduate College of Social Work. These colleges and schools offer master's degrees in 133 fields and six doctoral degrees in 62 fields. If you are looking for post-baccalaureate education, chances are you will find what you need at UH.
As you browse our web site and read about our excellent programs in your prospective area of study, keep in mind that the cost of attending the University of Houston is lower than many other institutions of higher education and the cost of living in Houston is among the lowest of all urban settings in the United States. Houston is a superb setting for a university. Our location in the nation's fourth largest city gives students and faculty access to a vibrant, entrepreneurial, culturally diverse and prosperous community. The University of Houston is an integral part of this dynamic mix, and the opportunities for research, scholarship and professional study and work are boundless.
University of Houston Mission Statement
The mission of The University of Houston is to discover and disseminate knowledge through the education of a diverse population of traditional and non-traditional students, and through research, artistic, and scholarly endeavors, as it becomes the nation's premiere public university in an urban setting. In this role, the University of Houston applies its expertise to the challenges facing the local, state, national, and international communities, and it establishes and nurtures relationships with community organizations, government agencies, public schools, and the private sector to enhance the educational, economic, and cultural vitality of Houston and Texas.
Graduate and Professional Studies Mission Statement
The mission of the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies is to cultivate and support academic excellence in graduate and professional education at the University of Houston