83%

Acceptance Rate

$8,698

Avg.Financial Aid

003612

FAFSA Code

About University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

14,265

Website

www.uhd.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

1 Main Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7132218000
Fax:
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. University of Houston-Downtown, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Jul

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

83%

SAT Range

940 - 1080

ACT Range

17 - 21

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to UHD is fairly easy. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at UHD. The SAT score in the range of 920-1080 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of Houston-Downtown, must score 18 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 16 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002-1014, or call (713) 221-8000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$7,883

Average Annual Cost

$5,328

Books And Supplies

$1,232

Other Fees

$1,172

Before applying to UHD, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $29,548. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

60%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$503

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

729 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

237 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

230 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

230 Graduates

Psychology, General

228 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

154 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

113 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

93 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

81 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

78 Graduates

Social Work

59 Graduates

International Business

56 Graduates

Biology, General

52 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

44 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

43 Graduates

Marketing

38 Graduates

Political Science and Government

32 Graduates

History

30 Graduates

Mathematics

29 Graduates

Sociology

28 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

27 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

22 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

22 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

21 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

20 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

20 Graduates

Civil Engineering Technologies/Tech...

18 Graduates

Public Health

17 Graduates

Chemistry

16 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

16 Graduates

Biotechnology

10 Graduates

Insurance

10 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

10 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

9 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

12,680

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

46%

Full-time

49%

Part-time

51%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

15% White

1% Unknown

19% Black

49% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

9% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

0%

Out Of State

99%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,551 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Gators

School Colors

blue and red

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

7

Sports Club

12

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university believes in offering quality training to all the students and doesn't appreciate instructive disparities. Students originating from various ethnic foundations like Latin, Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and a lot more are invited to the school. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 40% male and 60% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$13,298

$29,969

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$138 - 311

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

82%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,698

Students Receiving Federal Grants

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,192

Students Receiving State Aid

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,452

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

41%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,902

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,901

$30K - $48K

$9,256

$48K - $75K

$7,174

$75K - $110K

$2,661

> $110K

$885

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$38,671,958

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,212,627

In case the students at University of Houston-Downtown face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at University of Houston-Downtown is around $2,421 and the federal grant is $5,544. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,739, while the institutional aid is $2,421. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UHD based on students' financial needs add up to $38,671,958 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $5,212,627.

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