University of Houston - Downtown: Ranking & Review

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Houston
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United States
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World
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108002829
Top 17%

University of Houston - Downtown Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%83%85%
Applicants3,9311,6012,330
Admissions3,3051,3221,983
Enrolled undergraduates967418549
Enrolled total (including graduate students)13,9195,4568,463

6,928 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,474 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores855
Percent of students submitting SAT scores88%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
499
Math
500

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores215
Percent of students submitting ACT scores22%
ACT Composite
19
ACT English
17
ACT Math
19

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Houston - Downtown Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus$23,474$33,434
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Houston - Downtown does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$4,996$14,616
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,166$1,166
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$212$627
Tuition for Full-time graduates$6,930$13,500
Fees for full-time graduates$1,166$1,166
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$385$750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8992831,182
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies772772
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service23033263
Psychology227227
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs113113
Social Sciences8282
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7474
English Language and Literature & Letters601070
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields6565
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6363
Public Administration and Social Service Professions5959
Mathematics and Statistics38543
Physical Sciences3636
History3030
Visual and Performing Arts2121
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2020
Health Professions and Related Programs1717
Education1111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1010
Philosophy and Religious Studies77
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences
Grand Total2,8233423,165

A total of 2,823 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Houston - Downtown.

At the master's level 342 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate21%12%27%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

General info

Alternative namesUHD
Founded1974
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, red
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,093
Instructional FTE485
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.uhd.edu
Address1 Main Street
Houston, Texas, 77002-1014
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population2,196,000
Phone7132218000
Fax+1 (713) 226 5268

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