University of Houston

Is UH a Good School for the Money?

University of Houston Value Report

Is an UH degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within Texas, UH is a Great Quality for a Great Price.

Top 5% Texas Value
Top 15% Texas Quality

University of Houston is ranked #11 out of #85 in Texas for quality and #2 out of #67 for Texas value.

This makes it a great quality and a great value in the state.

State Value Ranking  2 out of 67
Great Value
State Value Score  97.01 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if UH offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 15% National Value
Top 25% National Quality

University of Houston is ranked #183 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

The quality education University of Houston provides combined with keeping costs low makes this school underpriced and a great value. That's why UH earned their #183 ranking on the Best Colleges for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  183 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  87.57 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Harding University $98,027 A+
Saint Vincent College $111,491 A+
Appalachian State University $113,461 A+
New College of Florida $115,074 A+
University of Houston $129,674 A
Ramapo College of New Jersey $145,943 B
Lipscomb University $150,587 B-
Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix $155,667 C+
Seton Hall University $172,959 D+
University of Massachusetts - Lowell $173,154 D+
Pratt Institute - Main $241,875 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $129,674 for an UH Degree

The average UH student's degree will cost an estimated $129,674. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $28,068 and a typical 4.62 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $28,068
Average Years to Graduate 4.62
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $129,674

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average UH net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on UH cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$77,015 In-State With Aid
$150,270 Avg Cost No Aid
4.62 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how UH value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $150,270 #48 A+
All Students $129,674 #183 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $116,503 #176 A
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $110,783 #3 A+
All Students $90,187 #2 A+
Only Students Receiving Aid $77,015 #3 A+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Texas.

About 86% of UH students receive financial aid. Get more details on what UH financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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