Shipping port and industries of Houston, TX
Upper Gulf Coast Region

Upper Gulf Coast

Encompassing America’s most diverse city, Houston, this massive metroplex, port and industrial corridor has been hand-in-glove with the state’s flagship university from the beginning. Whether through UT’s connections to space exploration, the energy sector, finance or the arts, UT is forever tied to the region.


Total number of students from the Upper Gulf Coast enrolled at the Forty Acres


Total number of alumni across the Upper Gulf Coast