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University of Houston

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Houston, TX

University Website:  www.uh.edu

The University of Houston (UH) is a public state research university and the flagship institution of the University of Houston System. Founded in 1927, it is Texas's third-largest university with nearly 41,000 students. Its campus spans 667 acres in southeast Houston, and was known as University of Houston–University Park from 1983 to 1991. The Carnegie Foundation classifies UH as a Tier One research university. The U.S. News & World Report ranks the university No. 184 (Tier 1) in its National University Rankings, and No. 103 among top public universities.

The university offers over 300 degree programs through its 12 academic colleges on campus—including programs leading to professional degrees in law, optometry, and pharmacy. The institution conducts nearly $130 million annually in research, and operates more than 40 research centers and institutes on campus. Interdisciplinary research includes superconductivity, space commercialization and exploration, biomedical sciences and engineering, energy and natural resources, and artificial intelligence. Awarding more than 8,200 degrees annually, UH's alumni base exceeds 260,000. The economic impact of the university contributes over $3 billion annually to the Texas economy, while generating about 24,000 jobs.

The University of Houston hosts a variety of theatrical performances, concerts, lectures, and events. It has over 400 student organizations and 16 intercollegiate sports teams. Annual UH events and traditions include The Cat's Back, Homecoming, and Frontier Fiesta. The university's varsity athletic teams, known as the Houston Cougars, are members of Conference USA and compete in the NCAA's Division I in all sports. The football team regularly makes bowl game appearances, and the men's basketball team has made 19 appearances in the NCAA Division I Tournament—including five Final Four appearances. The men's golf team has won 16 national championships—the second-most of any NCAA golf program.

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University of Houston College Scholarships

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Dan C. Jones and Yvonne W. Jones Scholarship

University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business

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Dan C. Jones and Yvonne W. Jones Scholarship

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William R. Laufman Memorial Scholarship

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William R. Laufman Memorial Scholarship

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Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation Scholarship

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Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation Scholarship

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Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation Scholarship

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Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation Scholarship

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Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation Scholarship

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Bhupat and Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation Scholarship

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Billy B. Ross Memorial Scholarship

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Billy B. Ross Memorial Scholarship

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William R. Smallman Scholarship

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William R. Smallman Scholarship

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Tiffany Wise Trulove Scholarship

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Tiffany Wise Trulove Scholarship

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Robert Alan White Accountancy Scholarship

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Robert Alan White Accountancy Scholarship

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Abilene Chapter/AIA Scholarship

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Abilene Chapter/AIA Scholarship

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