Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1294
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $10,170
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,930
  • University Selectivity
    63%
  • University Yield
    41%
  • Job Offers
    47%
  • Average Salary
    $52,323
  • Top Industry
    Petroleum, Energy
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1934
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
334 Melcher Hall
Houston, Texas 77204-6021, United States
Website
405x225

Bauer College of Business

The University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business has been in operation for 70 years and is the only business school in Houston offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Bauer houses five academic departments and is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The college has used Ted Bauer’s $40 million gift to hire world class faculty, develop innovative curriculum and establish unique programs to bring together students and the business community. With a strong tie to industry and diverse stakeholders, Bauer gives students a competitive and global advantage.

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There are a couple of factors that make this program unique. One, is the quality and experience of faculty, and two, the location of the university (Houston)for recruiting purposes.

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Events Calendar

  • Jul 23
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Bauer MBA Information Session

    Houston, TX

    Join us at this information session to learn about the Bauer MBA. You will also have the opportunity to hear from, and meet with, current and former MBA students, faculty and staff. Our goal is to provide you with the information and resources you need to determine if Bauer is the right fit for you.

  • Jul 29
    4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    The MBA Tour

    Houston, TX

    Ready for your MBA? Get advice on how to prepare and meet with admissions representatives at The MBA Tour conference.

About University of Houston

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
63% University of Houston 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Class rank
  2. High school GPA
  3. SAT/ACT scores
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1000
  • Min. ACT 21
  • Min. GPA
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1200
  • Min. ACT 26
  • Min. GPA
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
26227% 26,227
63% 63
41% 41
63% School Selectivity
41% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

Freshman in top 10% of high school class, class rank between 11-25% with 1000 SAT or 21 ACT, or class rank between 26-50% with 1100 SAT or 24 ACT. Transfers with 15-29 semester hours and a 2.5 GPA or 30+ hours and 2.0 GPA.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
3275% 3,275
40% 40
67% 67
40% Program Selectivity
67% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers 3.0
  • Other transfer requirements Transfer applicants to the Bauer College must have earned at least 30 semester hours, with a 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 2.5 GPA at the University of Houston.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 36
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

First-time-in-college freshman students will automatically be admitted to the Bauer College as a prebusiness major if they graduate in the top 20% of their high school graduating class with a minimum of 1200 SAT I or ACT of 26, OR rank in the top 50% of their high school class and have a minimum of 1250 SAT I or ACT of 28.

Careers

Petroleum/Energy 31%
Top Industry
  • Other 11%
  • Consulting 9%
  • Financial Services 6%
Ernst & Young 9
Top Employer
  • Chevron 8
  • Shell 7
  • HP 7
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
47% Bauer College of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
44% 44
62% 61.74527272727272
44% Receive Offers
44% 44
59% 59.252482758620694
44% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
3% 2.5
16% 15.83261363636364
3% Receive Offers
3% 2.5
17% 16.796475409836066
3% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
2% 2.3
9% 9.05625
2% Receive Offers
2% 2.3
9% 9.484761904761905
2% Accept Offers
86% Graduates seeking full-time employment
14% Graduates not seeking employment
79% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
7% 7
$55,726.00
45K 66K
Finance/Accounting
31% 31
$51,848.00
30K 70K
General Management
6% 6
$48,829.00
42K 60K
Human Resources
2% 2
$44,600.00
39K 50K
Management Information Systems
17% 17
$58,255.00
33K 80K
Marketing/Sales
10% 10
$42,026.00
26K 60K
Operations/Production
11% 11
$52,659.00
32K 75K
Logistics/Transportation
4% 4
$51,333.00
40K 66K
Other
12% 12
$50,046.00
30K 75K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
16% 16
$51,422.00
30K 65K
Consumer Products/Retail
7% 7
$46,393.00
26K 75K
Consulting
9% 9
$54,017.00
40K 66K
Financial Services
6% 6
$48,536.00
35K 70K
Government/Education
1% 1
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health
1% 1
Data not provided
Manufacturing
5% 5
$46,992.00
32K 75K
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
Data not provided
Non-Profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
31% 31
$56,369.00
30K 74K
Real Estate
2% 2
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology/Science
8% 8
$54,995.00
38K 80K
Transportation
2% 2
$50,000.00
40K 62K
Utilities
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
11% 11
$44,270.00
30K 65K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
98% 98
$52,236.00
26K 80K
U.S. Midwest
1% 1
$48,333.00
43K 57K
U.S. West
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Ernst & Young 21
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 21
  • Deloitte 14
  • KPMG 8
  • PKF 8
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 82
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 103
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 301
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Business Career Fairs, Bauer Gateway job postings (business majors only), Bauer internship program, individual career counseling, recruiting and networking events, Mock Interview Days, career development programs, resume assistance programs such as Resume ER and Resume Round-Up

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$20,890
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $10,170
  • Fees $1,616
  • Expenses $9,104
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$31,510
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $20,790
  • Fees $1,616
  • Expenses $9,104
32% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 1% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 27%
  • Merit 73%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.uh.edu/about/offices/enrollment-services/financial-aid
Scholarships
$5,930,860
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$6,145,468
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy Yes
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Bauer College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
157% 144
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
60% 35
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Bauer College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
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Business Program Classes
26% Less than 20 Students 29% More than 50 Students
45% 21 to 50 students
35 Average number of students in non-business required electives
131 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • ENRG 3310: Introduction to Energy and Sustainability
  • ENRG 4320: Case Studies in Energy and Sustainability
  • FINA 4352: Personal Financial Planning
  • FINA 4353: Practicum in Personal Financial Planning
  • ACCT 4381: Oil and Gas Accounting 2
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2013
Degrees Offered
  • BBA
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
153% 153
41% 41
Prominent Faculty
  • Wynne Chin

    Management Information Systems

  • Praveen Kumar

    Finance

  • Vanessa Patrick

    Marketing

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    The Federal College Work Study Program, State of Texas College Work Study Program

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The India and Southeast Asia study abroad programs are designed to allow students to experience these cultures and learn about the opportunities, challenges, problems, and solutions associated with the Global Expansion of business. There are many additional study abroad opportunities for students through various consortiums.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Through Bauer College of Business student organizations, students can engage in community service and volunteer opportunities. Students also have the option of completing the Ted Bauer Leadership Certificate Program. This certificate helps students develop the skills required of the next generation of business leaders, and prepares students to become leaders in the real world of business.

Students

34% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 75% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1340 75th Percentile Score on SAT 30 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Asian American
31% 31
White
30% 30
Hispanic
23% 23
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
0%
0%
97%
1%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
88% 88
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
10% 10
Canada
1% 1
19 Average age of full-time students
85% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
35% 35
52% 52

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 27,495
Alumni Donations
$1,198 Average Gift $1,000,000 Largest Gift

Richard G. Rawson

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Jack Moore

    Chairman, President and CEO, Cameron International Corp.

  • Elizabeth Killinger

    Senior Vice President and Retail Regional President, Texas, Reliant

  • Ludmila Golovine

    President, MasterWord Services