University of Houston - Downtown provides a variety of program options for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Houston, Texas and publically funded. Approximately 13,000 students are enrolled yearly at UHD.
Students may pick from many areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Liberal Arts And Sciences
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Security And Protective Services
The school maintains an open enrollment policy, accepting all applicants that meet the requirements for admission. Submission of transcripts, records, test scores, and admissions essays may be required for certain programs. More information from the admissions office can be found at uhd.edu.
Tuition & fees at this school vary for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs close to $5,300 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $14,000 per year. Some students at UHD may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as grants or student loans.
Students may visit the UHD website to get a complete list of programs offered, student services, and more.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates University of Houston – Downtown accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at University of Houston – Downtown is about 14,000, with undergraduate students making up about 93% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $35 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range estimates:
- In-State Tuition: $4,700-$5,600
- Nonresident Student Tuition: $14,000-$16,680
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $200-$230 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $580-$690 per credit unit
- Some programs may have a frozen tuition rate, which means the tuition will stay the same for up to five years.
- May provide a prepaid tuition option, which allows tuition to be purchased at current rates for enrollment at a future date
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||82%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||76%||$8,832|
|Receiving Student Loans||25%||$4,746|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, University of Houston – Downtown may provide services to students including:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Assisting students to find work
University of Houston – Downtown has an overall graduation rate which is close to 14%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||3%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||6%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||6%|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Houston – Downtown by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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- Texas Southern University in Houston, TX (3 miles away)
- University of Houston - Clear Lake in Houston, TX (20 miles away)
- Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, TX (44 miles away)
- University of Houston - Victoria in Victoria, TX (117 miles away)
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