University of Houston

Men's MCLA Contact: Sean Sheikh
10 / 10
38,348 Undergrads / 46,324 Students
2 / 10
$13,212 Net Price
5 / 10
65% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
22 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
32% / 61%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Other than a trip East to play Louisiana State University, most road trips are spent in the state of Texas playing schools like Southern Methodist University, Texas State University, and Baylor University. They also took a trip to the mountains to play University of Colorado-Boulder.

Recruit Commits
Aaron DeNicola Braintree Braintree, MA Mid, Faceoff
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212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, TX, 77204 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Austin Texas Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Antonio Texas Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Canada
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
Where Grads Work
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Houston ISD
  • Shell
  • Chevron
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • BP
  • Halliburton
  • Schlumberger
  • Baker Hughes
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • City of Houston
  • Memorial Hermann Health System
  • Cameron
  • National Oilwell Varco
  • ExxonMobil
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Program and Project Management
  • Research
  • Support
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
510 - 610
570 - 660
1120 - 1310
21 - 27
21 - 27
22 - 27

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 25,393 11,698 13,695
% Admitted 65% 67% 63%
% Admits That Enroll 34% 36% 33%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.53
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  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    High School Rank
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (28%)
    Engineering (9%)
    Psychology, General (7%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (6%)
    Social Sciences (5%)
    Finance, General (5%)
    Engineering Technology, General (4%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (4%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (4%)
    Work and Family Studies (4%)
    Accounting (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Communication & Journalism (3%)
    Kinesiology and Exercise Science (3%)
    Hotel/Motel Administration/Management (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$9,221 $21,711
    Books & Supplies$1,338 $1,338
    Cost of Living$9,368 $9,368
    Personal Expenses$4,052 $4,052
    Sticker Price$23,979 $36,797

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    87% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship78%$9,677
    Federal Grants44%$5,178
    Pell Grants44%$5,116
    Other Federal2%$1,833
    State & Local Grants36%$6,431
    Institutional Grants60%$5,002
    Student Loans34%$6,420
    Federal Loans33%$4,951
    Other Loans4%$12,614

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $842 Million $18,187

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,250.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $13,250 $205

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 13,146 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $51,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.46 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 32% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 10 9
    Fondling 15 11
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 10 6
    Aggravated Assault 5 5
    Burglary 49 44
    Motor Vehicle Theft 21 15
    Arson 2 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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