The four-year public institution in Houston enrolled 45,364 students in fall 2017, including 37,215 in undergraduate and 8,149 in graduate programs, data shows. 14 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.
93 percent of undergraduates are residents of Texas, and 3 percent are residents of other states. 4 percent are citizens of foreign countries.
The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as Hispanic or Latino (34 percent) and white (24 percent).
The school admitted 61 percent of the 20,768 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 39 percent enrolled.