Cullen College Quick Facts

College enrollment figures include undergraduate engineering majors who have not declared majors and graduate students concentrating in interdisciplinary programs. These students are not reflected in department totals.

146*
Faculty
*Faculty figure represents tenured/tenure-track faculty members.
1254
Graduate Students
3013
Undergraduate Students
19000+
Alumni
$40M+
Research Expenditures

Degrees Awarded
(FY 2020)

633
B.S.
242
M.S.
90
Ph.D.
965
Total

Best Grad School

Named a Best Grad School for Engineering 2023 by U.S. News & World Report

#71

in Best Engineering Schools

#10

in Petroleum Engineering

#31

in Chemical Engineering

#42

in Industrial Engineering

#64

in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering

#69

in Mechanical Engineering

#74

in Biomedical Engineering

#82

in Electrical Engineering

#84

in Materials Engineering

OUR VISION

To become a “Top 50” engineering program as defined by U.S. News and World Report in support of the University of Houston’s Tier One initiative.

Strategic Plan

Departmental Quick Facts

Undergraduate Enrollment, Fall 2021
Biomedical Engineering 283
Chemical Engineering 502
Civil Engineering 336
Computer Engineering 261
Electrical Engineering 403
Industrial Engineering 120
Mechanical Engineering 958
Petroleum Engineering 92
Total 2,955
Masters Enrollment, Fall 2021
Biomedical Engineering 49
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 34
Civil Engineering 63
Computer Engineering 44
Data Science 63
Electrical Engineering 92
Environmental Engineering 22
Industrial Engineering 168
Materials Engineering 15
Mechanical Engineering 139
Petroleum Engineering 43
Total 732
Doctoral Enrollment, Fall 2021
Biomedical Engineering 73
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 102
Civil Engineering 41
Electrical Engineering 130
Environmental Engineering 12
Industrial Engineering 14
Materials Engineering 49
Mechanical Engineering 60
Petroleum Engineering 54
Total 535
Undergraduate Degrees Awarded, FY 2021
Biomedical Engineering 53
Chemical Engineering 71
Civil Engineering 65
Computer Engineering 37
Electrical Engineering 94
Industrial Engineering 33
Mechanical Engineering 246
Petroleum Engineering 34
Total 633
Masters Degrees Awarded, FY 2021
Biomedical Engineering 19
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 11
Civil Engineering 23
Computer Engineering 23
Electrical Engineering 34
Environmental Engineering 9
Industrial Engineering 60
Materials Engineering 1
Mechanical Engineering 42
Petroleum Engineering 20
Total 242
Doctoral Degrees Awarded, FY 2021
Biomedical Engineering 9
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 23
Civil Engineering 8
Electrical Engineering 19
Environmental Engineering 4
Industrial Engineering 5
Materials Engineering 6
Mechanical Engineering 13
Petroleum Engineering 3
Total 90

See the IR Statistical Handbook.

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