Houston, University of

Houston, University of, at Houston, Tex.; coeducational; est. 1927 as a junior college, became a four-year institution in 1934, became a state-supported university in 1963. Campuses at Clear Lake, Victoria, and downtown Houston were added in the 1970s. The school has an affiliation with NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.

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