University of Houston -- Downtown

Houston, TX

University of Houston -- Downtown

Houston, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$8,664

$21,024

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
45%
400-499
44%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
49%
400-499
40%
300-399
4%
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
52%
12-17
42%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,981
Declined 636
Total Received 5,617
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Public

13,136

undergraduate students

1,504

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Houston--Downtown, founded in 1974, is a federally designated minority- and Hispanic-serving institution. Its campus is located in Houston, Texas.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 14,640
Established in 1974
Coeducational Coeducational

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24-acre, urban campus in Houston (population: 2,312,717). Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: George Bush Intercontinental

University of Houston — Downtown
1 Main Street
Houston
77002

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Professional Accounting Society
  • American Marketing Association
  • Bilingual Education Student Organization

Top Events

  • Bayou Bash
  • Welcome Week Activities
  • Homecoming Activities
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
68%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
6%
500-599
45%
400-499
44%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
4%
500-599
49%
400-499
40%
300-399
4%
30-36
0
24-29
3%
18-23
52%
12-17
42%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline June 1

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,981
Declined 636
Total Received 5,617

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,208
Additional fees $1,456
Total $8,664

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Varsity Sports

M W

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Tennis

Club Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Club Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Mathematics, General
Behavioral Aspects of Health
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
English Language and Literature, General
Fashion and Fabric Consultant
Finance, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician
Insurance
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

14,640

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

13,136
students

Female
60%
7,915

Male
40%
5,221

10%

1,504
students

Female
58%
878

Male
42%
626

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

50%

6,629
students

Female
59%
3,898

Male
41%
2,731

50%

6,507
students

Female
62%
4,017

Male
38%
2,490

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 8%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 9%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
54%
Hispanic/Latino
13%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

2,221

Transfer students enrolled

15%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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