Mission, Vision & Values - University of Houston
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Connecting Potential with Opportunity

The University of Houston draws strength from its diversity to transform lives and communities through education, research, service and innovation in a real world setting. UH is an engine for discovery, conversation and change that informs and leads local, state, national and global partnerships.


Building a Top 50 Public University


This U.S. News & World Report ranking is based on graduation rate, affordability, social mobility and student-related institutional investment, among other measures.


Diversity, Inclusion & Freedom of Expression

We value our people and embrace our differences as we remove barriers, engage in free and open discourse and provide resources to think critically and make us stronger.


We infuse innovation into everything — our culture, curriculum and campus workplace.


We build strength through creative innovation, entrepreneurship, research, intellectual curiosity and partnerships in everything we do.


We change and adapt, transform and are creative to meet the ever-changing needs of the University and society.