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UH Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Expensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of Houston Cost?

Is what University of Houston charges for in-state and out-of-state tuition and fee reasonable when compared to nation, state and regional averages? Find out here. In this UH cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does UH Charge for Tuition?

$9,699 In-State Tuition & Fees
$21,891 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2020-2021, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at University of Houston ran about $21,891 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. If you were a Texas resident, the yearly charges were $9,699.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does University of Houston cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UH Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. With yearly tuition and fees charges running about $21,891 for out-of-state undergrads, University of Houston is relatively expensive when compared to other schools in the country.

In-state undergrads in Texas pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. UH only charges $9,699 a year in for in-state undergraduates, making it relatively inexpensive when compared to the national average.

Take a look at the following chart to see how University of Houston compares to other schools in terms of tuition and fees.

Out-of-State Tuition & FeesExpensiveExpensiveExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: University of Houston Financial Aid.

UH Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

2.86% In-State Tuition Increase
0.96% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$42,839 Est. 4-Year Cost

With an average annual growth rate of 2.86% for the past five years, Texas residents could expect to pay $10,261 this year if the percentage growth remains the same.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at UH to be $20,816, and $42,839 for four years.

For out-of-state students, tuition and fees have increased by about 0.96% in the past five years. This year, out-of-state students will be paying approximately $22,315 if the percentage increases stay the same.

This means an estimated $44,846 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at UH, and $90,561 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UH.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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