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The University of Houston

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at UHouston

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentC
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringD
Civil EngineeringB+
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceC+
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcB+
Electrical EngineeringA-
Engineering DepartmentA-
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
Geography and GeosciencesD+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
Industrial Operations EngineeringB+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B+
Mechanical EngineeringB-
Music - Composition/TheoryA+
Music - PerformanceB+
Music EducationA+
Perfomance ArtsA
Political ScienceB+
PreMed and MedicalB
PreVet and VeterinaryC-
Public HealthB-
School of InformationA

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University of Houston
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Education Quality

... For the most part UH is a great school and has the resources here to offer anyone a great education ...Read full comment
... I would definately try to get into the Honors College, it's wonderful if want a small class, more liberal education ...Read full comment
... UH gets a bad rap from the other Texas schools, but I've found it to be a quality education and I've had a great time here ...Read full comment
... Beginning of my 3rd year in my 4 year plan, and UH has been nothing but positive, ok maybe the parking and the food are the only bad things I ca...Read full comment
... I am a recent-transfer student to U of H and I've never had this quality of education ...Read full comment
... i came to school to get an education and also probably teach if i didn't return to the family business ...Read full comment
... first of all, the education really is top-notch here ...Read full comment
... But I decided to be a Cougar because it was close enough to home to drive back and forth if I wanted to, and because I knew I could get a qualit...Read full comment
... I was so excited to finally be at a university and have always been very enthused about my education ...Read full comment
... I know my graduating class was very thankful for the education they received from the professors at the Cullen College of Engineering at the...Read full comment
... The bad: The University does not make any effort to provide a quality education to the students ...Read full comment
... Majority of the students at this school are products of the horrible education that HISD provides -- not from the best areas of Houston ...Read full comment
... I don't think I'm missing out in terms of quality of education, but socially the school has a lot of catching up to do ...Read full comment
... The education that I received at Bauer has helped me receive an offer to join a Fortune 100 corporation as an Executive Trainee after I graduate...Read full comment
... Overall, I am happy with the quality of my undergraduate education and feel I got a lot for my educational dollar ...Read full comment
... Even with that said, the educational quality is what really drives (or should drive) the enrollment of any student, and UH is barnone the best k...Read full comment
... It's not that bad, and it's decent place to get a decent education ...Read full comment
... I feel that my education was a great "bargain ...Read full comment
... Or if you simply want a good education by teachers who do not hate teaching-you should keep looking ...Read full comment
... For the most part UH is a great school and has the resources here to offer anyone a great education ...Read full comment
... Now to the meat and potatos of the quality of the education itself ...Read full comment
... I suspect that many of the bad reviews found here on this website are from either students who have selected majors that they are illsuited for, ...Read full comment
... I'm positive the education is comparable to other liberal arts schools for a fraction of the cost ...Read full comment
... It's your education and the more you can get to know your professors and the more you know about the requirements for your degree program, the b...Read full comment
... I had options, I had scholarships, I chose this school for various reasons, but I really feel as if I am receiving a great education ...Read full comment
... The semester has just started (spring 11') but already I can tell that the quality of the education I am getting isn't much better than the quali...Read full comment
... But if you want a good, affordable education in a fun city, this is the place ...Read full comment
... I received a great education ...Read full comment
... Just understand this when researching schools in Texas: education is now a business; each school fights ruthlessly for money and use politics ...Read full comment
... It's obvious the people working there are angry that they didn't have a chance to further their education and take it out on the students ...Read full comment
... It's obvious to me that the students are more concerned with having fun, and living in a good area, than the actual education ...Read full comment
... You don't get an overall or unbias education ...Read full comment
... Many of the students there are funding their own education, and people are generally friendly and hard-working ...Read full comment
... You are going pay a high price for low quality education ...Read full comment
... I recommend students consider the excellent benefits in choosing a school such as the University of Houston which offers a quality education at ...Read full comment
... In some ways, extra education was a waste ...Read full comment
... I saw that one person even claimed that he was an executive at a company and proceeded to ridicule the quality of UH grads and education ...Read full comment
... As far as the type of education one receives at UH, it's good quality ...Read full comment
... This school has consistently won awards for both its programs and its innovations in the education arena ...Read full comment
... I am a recent-transfer student to U of H and I've never had this quality of education ...Read full comment
... choosing a school actually to be near friends with other reasons like it's half full instead of half empty or it's close to NASA will subvert yo...Read full comment
... The education is inconsistent between departments ...Read full comment
... The classes have a small student to faculty ratio which allows you to get the most education bang for your buck ...Read full comment
... It is a 5 year professional degree that will prepare you well for higher education or getting the license ...Read full comment
... Stay away from this university of you plan on continuing your education ...Read full comment
... You will get an excellent education, and you will make memories which will last a lifetime ...Read full comment
... First of all, to be candid, at Fluor, an education from UH is considered parallel to schools like Lamar and Southwest Texas State ...Read full comment
... We were doing things our first lab that most programs don't have their students do until halfway through (yet the quality of the education we rec...Read full comment
... The quality is very low in education ...Read full comment
... I had options, I had scholarships, I chose this school for various reasons, but I really feel as if I am receiving a great education ...Read full comment
... My honest opinion of the university is that it provides a quality education at an affordable price ...Read full comment
... My college education has done nothing but help me ...Read full comment
... The Political Science department is one the best in the nation, and to know I have access to this and other quality educational programs for arou...Read full comment
... The University of Houston has duped many an aspiring college graduate into their educational meat grinder ...Read full comment
... I didn't know when I first decided to go to UH but I believe it offers one of the best educations for the money ...Read full comment
... As stated above, the students seem much more interested in their social lives, dress attire, and drinking habits than achieving their educational...Read full comment
... I had options, I had scholarships, I chose this school for various reasons, but I really feel as if I am receiving a great education ...Read full comment
... Realize that most professors at any university did not get their education at the university they are teaching, well at least in the physics dep...Read full comment
... An individual could get a good education at UH and have a good social life if they know what they are in for ...Read full comment
... I am currently a teacher and the College of Education at UH is a great laboratory in terms of preparing you for life in classroom ...Read full comment
... I am greatful for the practical/community based education I received at the University of Houston ...Read full comment
... Overall, it's a great place to get your education ...Read full comment
... This university pretty much demonstrates how broken our education system is ...Read full comment
... Also, I have seen the material that is taught at other Texas schools which I thought were better and I can see that I am getting a much better e...Read full comment
... I would've never got my education done ...Read full comment
... Many of the students there are funding their own education, and people are generally friendly and hard-working ...Read full comment
... We have so many that get an education and walk away and never give back to their great University ...Read full comment
... I would recommend UH to anyone who wants a quality education for a reasonable price ...Read full comment
... I have had one psych professor answer his cell phone in class, berate students, and use a very condescending attitude while bragging about his o...Read full comment
... The university offers a good education, and is a great value (in-state anyway) ...Read full comment
... I think UH is one of the best places to get your higher education degree in state of texas ...Read full comment
... The education is a joke, and that is an understatement ...Read full comment
... The school is ranked very low and is a low-quality education ...Read full comment
... In all seriousness the ONLY quality education I got out of UH was spending countless hours on OTHER university websites reading higher quality le...Read full comment
... Education Quality - I think I studied less than I ever have before in my life and usually ranked near the highest in my class ...Read full comment
... I came to the UH because I wanted decent education for decent price, but YOU END UP PAYING TOO MUCH FOR NOTHING ...Read full comment
... Not disability friendly Fees are too high based on educational value Limited social atmoshere because of commuter school Treated as a number no...Read full comment
... Besides the lack of social life on campus at night, its an amazing place to be and would love to continue the rest of my education at UH ...Read full comment
... There are many brilliant professors as well but also quite a few who clearly have no desire to teach or lack fundamental understand of the learni...Read full comment
... I love the education I'm receiving but the days of used books are coming to an end ...Read full comment
... The University of Houston is a school that is trying its best to make sure that all students are able to attain an awesome education without the i...Read full comment
... I suspect that many of the bad reviews found here on this website are from either students who have selected majors that they are illsuited for, ...Read full comment
... University of Houston gave me a very practical educational experience to start my career ...Read full comment
... I would highly recommend any student interested in a quality and challenging education to pursue their educational endeavors at my beloved alma m...Read full comment
... This school is a perfect representation of everything that is wrong with dysfunctional higher education institutions these days ...Read full comment
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