University of Houston—Downtown

Houston, TX

University of Houston—Downtown

Houston, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$7,222

$17,038

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,544
Declined 429
Total Received 5,973
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Public

16,016

undergraduate students

2,080

graduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 18,096
Established in 1974
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of Houston—Downtown
1 Main Street
Houston, TX
77002

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) June 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,544
Declined 429
Total Received 5,973

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

74%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,977

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,766
Additional fees $1,456
Books & supplies $1,289
Total $8,511
Average Financial Aid - $5,977
Total with Avg. Aid $2,534

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $27,795,308
State $5,986,326
Institutional $8,037,762
Other external
Total $41,819,396

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $5,066,986
Other external $552,909
Total $5,619,895

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Financial Aid Office


P: 713 221-8041
F: 713 221-8648
uhdfinaid@uhd.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Applied Statistics, General. yes
Behavioral Aspects of Health. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Data Analytics, General. yes
Data Science, General. yes
Education, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Finance, General. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
History, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Industrial Safety Technology/Technician. yes
Insurance. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics and Statistics. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
Securities Services Administration/Management. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Statistics, General. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Accounting
  2. Psychology
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

18,096

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

16,016
students

Female
61%
9,699

Male
39%
6,317

11%

2,080
students

Female
59%
1,220

Male
41%
860

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

46%

7,403
students

Female
59%
4,368

Male
41%
3,035

54%

8,613
students

Female
62%
5,331

Male
38%
3,282

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
49%
Hispanic/Latino
14%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 1

Winter: December 13

Spring: December 15

Summer: May 24 for summer sessions I and II; June 1 for summer session III

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 65
Countries most often represented Angola
China
Equatorial Guinea
India
Pakistan
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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