Prospective Students

Why Houston?


At 2.3 million residents strong, the 655 square miles that make up the City of Houston can’t be beat. From arts, business, to a world-renowned culinary scene, Houston has it all. Here are a few things that set the city apart.

  • Houston is the fourth most populous city in the U.S., and also represents the nation’s demographic future.
  • Houston is home to the second largest concentration of Fortune 1000 companies in the U.S., behind New York.
  • According to Forbes, we rank first among U.S. cities where paychecks stretch the furthest.

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Why University of Houston?

Established in 1927, the University of Houston is ranked among the best colleges in America, 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.

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