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.