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Here’s the basic information about University of Houston at a glance. Be sure to check out the UH Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of Houston
Address:212 E. Cullen Building
HoustonTX, 77204-2018
Phone Number:(713) 743-1000
Type:Occupational, Academic, Continuing Education, Recreational
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:40914
Faculty Ratio:22 to 1

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  • Toxic Friendship: When it’s Time for Parents to Step in
    My teenage son has always been a pretty good child– not perfect by any means, but he was always someone who followed the rules and seemed afraid of what might happen if he broke them. He’s never been a risk taker and so when the subject of drugs and alcohol came up a few years […]
  • With College Choice, it’s All About Them and Not About Us
    Today, as I watched my high school senior walk into school wearing the hoodie of my alma mater’s athletic bitter rival, all I could think about was Sandra Bullock’s “Blind Side” portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy, telling her football-star son, Michael Oher, that if he went to Tennessee instead of her beloved Ole Miss, she […]
  • Great Big World: How to Nurture Your Kid’s Interest in Global Affairs
    It’s never too early to become a global citizen and start doing what you can to make the world a better place. If you’re worried about nurturing your child’s interest in global affairs because you’re afraid they’ll rush off to a Bangladeshi refugee camp, I empathize. At one point, I was in eastern Congo on […]
  • What Your Kids are REALLY Saying: 36 Popular Expressions
    We live with them. We take care of them. We love them to distraction, but we are often completely in the dark about what exactly they are saying. Here are thirty-six words and phrases that you’ve heard, but haven’t quite figured out yet. Parents Guide to Their Kids’ Favorite Expressions 1. THICC(QQ) Looking good in […]

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  • DHR Recruits Head Football Coach for University of Arizona
    Mr. Sumlin, a three-time national coach of the year finalist, comes to Arizona after six seasons as head coach at Texas A&M University, where he compiled a 51-26 record including three bowl victories. He was also head coach at the University of Houston for four seasons, amassing a 35-17 record.
  • Don't let the man bun fool you. Houston is surging behind nomadic shooting guard Rob Gray
    Rob Gray never should have ended up at the University of Houston. His nonlinear path would have disabled a high-end GPS device. “Let me put it this way,” Houston coach Kelvin Sampson says. “If you put Rob on I-35 and told him, 'Drive north until you get to Oklahoma City,' he might get as far […]
  • New chancellor to deliver first State of SUNY address
    Johnson arrived at the State University of New York as the state was launching the first phase of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to make tuition at SUNY and the City University of New York free for families earning $125,000 or less. The Excelsior Scholarship program is being closely watched for ...


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