University of Houston-Downtown

country rank  783
world rank  2502

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University Overview

Established in 1974, University of Houston-Downtown is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Houston (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 45 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UHD
Founded 1974
Colours Blue and red

University Location

Address 1 Main Street
Houston (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
77002-1014 Texas
United States
T +1 (713) 221 8000
F +1 (713) 226 5268

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office

+1 (713) 221 8522

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Houston-Downtown's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Houston System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019