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Over my three years of being at UH,Quite BrightChemical Engineering
Over my three years of being at UH, I've lived on campus (both in dorms and the apartment housing) and I've also commuted from my home, which gives me a broad list of why no one should go to this school for Chemical Engineering.

First, most of the professors are absolute jerks, I had a professor who would have students stand in a single line, ask for your name, and flip your test over to see your grade before passing it to you. When he looked at my grade he laughed uncontrollably before handing it to me because I did so bad.

Cheating is absolutely rampant, sites such as Chegg, Koofers, and CourseHero tend to have all the course materials for a given class you're in, and also old exams with solutions, which makes it unfair for people who don't have a couple hundred dollars to throw away.

Parking is also abysmal, don't expect parking from M-F in the outside lots after 9 am, if you want guaranteed parking even on football days, you'll have to pay the extra $600 for the welcome garage parking, on top of the rising tuition rates (paid $5500 this semester for 15 hours).

Advising is also incompetent, along with financial aid which all want your money. I was a gullible fool who thought my adviser would help me; I went in because I was emailed saying that it was mandatory for people in UH in 4 to see their advisers but she didn't even think people would show up. I only went to ask about that, but after seeing what classes I took she seemed to believe that I had no idea how to make my own schedule and proceeded to spend an hour and a half making me a schedule and telling me I wouldn't graduate until 2021 (came here in 2014). Advisers and the like are incapable of thinking of students as anything more than dollar signs and ID numbers.

For those who don't want to read all of this:

1.) Incompetent professors
2.) Incompetent advisers and financial aid
3.) Rampant cheating, punishes those who don't cheat
4.) No one cares about you

3rd Year Male -- Class 2018
Surrounding City: B+, Education Quality: F
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At UH, you are a number, not a person.Quite BrightMath
At UH, you are a number, not a person. The school only cares about their growing reputation and they do not give a sh*t about your problems. The faculty all have the mentality of a robot; they don't have any sympathy for you and they are not willing to get in your shoes to understand you. They don't care if you don't graduate as early as possible because they want your money. They also only care about your GPA and they don't give a sh*t about the fact that every student has a reason for their bad grades. I don't think they even understand the basic philosophy that everything happens for a reason.
2nd Year Female -- Class 1920
Surrounding City: A, Scholastic Success: F
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With the consideration of the school itself, IQuite BrightOther
With the consideration of the school itself, I love this place. However, having to pay nearly $200 dollars for parking, and not be able to park in any of the lots should be against the law. The students really need to come together and petition the cost of parking, as well as the availability. Unacceptable University of Houston.
4th Year Male -- Class 2017
Surrounding City: A+, Campus Maintenance: C+
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