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University of Houston

Location: Houston, Texas

Founded: 1927

ORAU Member since: 1976

Member Councilor: Amr Elnashai

Enrollment: 40,914 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

The mission of the University of Houston is to discover and disseminate knowledge through the education of a diverse population of traditional and non-traditional students, and through research, artistic and scholarly endeavors, as it becomes the nation’s premier public university in an urban setting. In this role, the University of Houston applies its expertise to the challenges facing the local, state, national, and international communities, and it establishes and nurtures relationships with community organizations, government agencies, public schools, and the private sector to enhance the educational, economic, and cultural vitality of Houston and Texas.

Website: University of Houston

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