UHD Description

An extensive list of accolades and recognitions accompany University of Houston, one of the nation’s leading and most dynamic public research universities.

The fourth largest city in the country, Houston, Texas is a vibrant urban center alive with arts, culture and activity.

In the center of this electrifying hub is the University of Houston, educating more than 35,000 students annually in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate programs.

University of Houston, which has been acknowledged for its academics and research by such places as the Carnegie Foundation, conducts research through 40 centers.

Not only has the school itself received recognition but the faculty has as well. Whether it’s a Tony Award or the Nobel Peace Prize, University of Houston’s faculty accolades are impressive.

More than 400 student organizations and 16 intercollegiate sports teams add to the vibrancy of the UH experience.

On-campus residences, dining, and numerous student services ranging from personal counseling to career services provide students with the support that they need to succeed at UH.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify through loans, grants, work study, scholarships, and fellowships or assistantships.

Quick Facts about University of Houston, Downtown

Region

Southwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Gators

Website

www.uhd.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$ 4,786

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 12,298

Retention Rate

59%

Enrollment

12,288

Year Established

1974

UHD Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 3.5

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67% of students gave University of Houston, Downtown 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

I think UHD is a good school to attend for working people. The hour flexibility is very beneficial to working people and that is what I like most about UHD. This is my second semester so I have no memorable experiences at this time.

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

THE SCHOOL IS A VERY DECENT SCHOOL, LOOKING AT THE ENVIRONMENT. I LOOKED AT THE SCHOOL ON NTHE INTERNET SINCE I HAVE NOT VISITED THE SCHOOL BEFORE. TEH CLASSROOMS ARE SPACIOUS AND NICE.

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UHD Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
12,134
Freshman Class
2,495
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
12,288

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
99%
Graduate
1%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
37%
African American
30%
Caucasian
23%
Asian
10%

International Students

International
5%
Domestic
95%

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