University of Houston Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(3.82 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 142 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: CSWE
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 43,774 (35,995 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 26% part-time, 74% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $9,046 in-state; $18,316 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2010

University of Houston offers a strategic location in one of the largest cities in the country. Houston is also considered the energy capital for those interested in this industry. This program had great relationships with most top employers and there was a well structured recruiting process. The career fairs were very valuable and it usually results in a job. I got my job with Deloitte through the career fair. The faculty were very accomplished and the amenities in the business school were top of the line. I have no complaints and really enjoyed my program for the Master of Science in Accountancy.
3.67 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2016

I am both a law student and a business student. University of Houston's law school is ranked in the top 50 and the business school is in the top 100. While the tuition for law school is expensive, the business school is very cheap. Also, the business school offers business courses that are unique to Houston, which has a thriving economy. Thus, the JD/MBA is a synergized degree that makes an education at the University of Houston worth considering.
3.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2018

The program is in favor of student success. Every professor pushes you to think beyond the scope you came in with and begin to think like a professor. There are many opportunities provided by the program to help you prepare for applying for jobs after graduation as well.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Computer Science
Graduation Year: 2015

Graduate program is an opportunity for a better job prospective. It satisfies your technical curiosity and have a chance to specialize in your interested field. Better research facilities makes you more proficient I don't see any drawbacks of Graduate studies. Everyone who is passionate about their field should take Graduate program.
4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2006

I had great support from Renee Cross, who helped find me internships in the political science field. Additionally, the international office was great in finding me study abroad programs. They were helpful with finding funding.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2014

The communication sciences and disorders graduate program is intense but fully prepares you for a career in speech pathology. Faculty is always available and everyone is fully dedicated to your success.
1.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of the graduate school is that the work will prepare a student for any applications required by a student which is useful when it comes to graduation and going out into the work force. The research projects are very helpful for getting a step into the knowledge of performing studies and comprehension of content. The cons are relatively the same anywhere, really. The professors are not very concerned about the students and very little guidance is provided from any faculty.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2016

At the University of Houston Law Center, much like other law schools, grading is based on a curve. In your first year, you compete against everyone else in your section, learning the law on your own. For those that have a slow learning curve, but excel academically, this creates a problem because your first year grades basically determine your trajectory. Thus, your GPA after your first does not necessarily reflect your true academic worth and capacity. The ratings I have given are just for the Law School at the University of Houston, which is a very good law school. I start my MBA as part of the dual JD/MBA program now and so I have not rated the Bauer College of Business at University of Houston so far.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

One of the pros of my graduate program are that the curriculum is not a generic program that everyone follows. I met with the Program Director and he developed a unique program for me that best suits my particular study interests. Another positive aspect is that I wanted to get a Teaching Assistant job through the school. Although all of the slots were filled, my Program Director searched until he was able to create one for me.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Human Resources
Graduation Year: 2014

Overall great school, with a high reputation.
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