University of Houston - Downtown Rankings

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In the World#2239 of 14178
In North America#693 of 2629
In the United States#633 of 2528
In Texas#39 of 119
In Houston#8 of 16

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
89%
Average SAT
1000
Average ACT
18
Aid receiving
83%
Undergraduates
13,136
Graduates
1,504
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree

University of Houston - Downtown Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate89%87%90%
Applicants5,6172,2623,355
Admissions4,9811,9603,021
Freshmen enrolled full time1,234534700
Freshmen enrolled part time233111122

4,826 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,918 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,306 or 89%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 920
or below

75% of them
had 1080
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Houston - Downtown are 920-1080 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
328 or 22%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 20
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Houston - Downtown are 16-20 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic7140 (49%)
Black or African American2911 (20%)
White2103 (14%)
Asian1268 (9%)
Nonresident Alien812 (6%)
Two or more races219 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown130 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander24 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native12 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,677
Students receiving aid
83%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,460$7,578
Tuition in-state$5,460$7,578
Tuition out-of-state$15,408$14,274
Fee in-district$1,196$1,196
Fee in-state$1,196$1,196
Fee out-of-state$1,196$1,196

University of Houston - Downtown Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other855
Business Administration and Management, General117451
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies26112
Accounting246
Psychology, General207
Finance, General141
Business & Commerce, General118
Communication, General107
Computer and Information Sciences, General106
Purchasing, Procurement & Acquisitions and Contracts Management88
Social Work77
Behavioral Aspects of Health64
Management Information Systems, General59
Marketing & Marketing Management, General59
Biological and Physical Sciences56
Statistics, General48
English Language and Literature, General39
Geology & Earth Science, General39
International Business & Trade & Commerce37
Political Science and Government, General37
Biology & Biological Sciences, General36
History, General35
Mathematics, General27
Curriculum and Instruction27
Social Sciences, General25
Visual and Performing Arts, General25
Industrial Safety Technology & Technician23
Sociology22
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing148
Computer Engineering Technology & Technician21
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management21
Insurance16
Chemistry, General15
Spanish Language and Literature13
Philosophy12
Securities Services Administration & Management11
Rhetoric and Composition10
Civil Engineering Technology & Technician8
Applied Mathematics, General8
Humanities & Humanistic Studies7
Biotechnology6
Mathematics and Statistics1
Grand Total3,027588
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate29%22%34%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,765
Citations
20,941

Publication count by topic

Psychology
324
Computer science
294
Mathematics
217
Economics
125
Business
115
Sociology
114
Biology
75
Medicine
73
Political science
69
Engineering
67
Chemistry
39
History
35
Geology
30
Physics
28
Philosophy
27
Art
17
Geography
13
Materials science
11
Environmental science
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy614376
Psychology12207,823
Sociology1437861
Economics14731,349
Business15381,292
Mathematics18552,096
Geology1990323
Political science1991172
History215411
Computer science23021,696
Art24725
Engineering2521537
Biology28092,016
Medicine3141829
Physics3564100
Geography368945
Chemistry4325278
Environmental science489412
Materials science538911

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990711
19911711
19921125
19931429
19941149
19951959
19961763
19971068
199825149
199920108
200021138
200128151
200225203
200328233
200436271
200540300
200639352
200774438
200878520
200975740
201081771
201190972
2012931107
2013711298
2014721527
2015791631
20161121605
20171181623
2018951372
20191251767
20201062186

General info

Alternative namesUHD
Founded1974
WikipediaUniversity of Houston–Downtown
Colorsblue, red
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff1,108
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1 Main Street
Houston, Texas, 77002-1014
United States
City population2,196,000
Phone7132218000
Fax+1 (713) 226 5268

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