Get $150 Scholarship!

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON - DOWNTOWN - [UHD], HOUSTON, TEXAS

Houston, TexasLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year
  13919Enrollment

University of Houston - Downtown: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Supriya Sarkar Supriya Sarkar
Study Abroad Expert

This public institution is a separate entity of University of Houston, founded in 1974 and located in Houston, Texas, United States of America. The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees to the students through five academic colleges.

University of Houston-Downtown Campus

University of Houston-Downtown Rankings

  • U.S. News Rankings for the year 2020[2]
    • Ranked 36th in Top Performers on Social Mobility
    • Ranked 87-113th in Regionals Universities West

Highlights

Institution TypeState University
Campus SettingUrban
Campus Area40 acres
Student-Faculty Ratio19:1
Average Class Size20
Total Enrollment14,460
Male-Female Ratio40%:60%
Retention Rate74.2%
Research Investment17.9 million USD
Retention Rate74.2%
Official Websiteuhd.edu

University of Houston-Downtown Campus

  • The BSU has a campus size of 40 acres and more than 100 clubs and organization for students.
  • It has 30,000 square feet Student Life Center where students have the facilities of sports and fitness.
  • The geographic distribution[3] of students in the campus is 51% Hispanic, 20% Black, 14% White, 9% Asian or Pacific Islander, 3% International American and rest from other regions (Fall 2019).

University of Houston-Downtown Residence

  • The University provides students with four types of accommodation options:
    • First-Year Living: Cougar Village I; Cougar Village II; Moody Towers
    • Sophomore + Up Living: Cougar Place; Moody Towers; The Quad
    • Loft Living: University Lofts
    • Apartment Living: Bayou Oaks; Cambridge Oaks; Cullen Oaks
  • The students need to fill the residency form of Texas while submitting the admission form.
  • All the residence halls are equipped with facilities like 24-hour desk operation and security, free laundry facilities, a computer lab, two kitchens on every floor, a community refrigerator, oven, stove, and microwave.

University of Houston-Downtown Programs

  • The university offers more than 50 programs in undergraduate, graduate and online programs of study. There are 44 Bachelor’s degree courses, 8 Master’s degree and around 10 online degree programs in UHD.
  • The popular courses in UHD for undergraduate degrees are Interdisciplinary Studies (B.S.), Accounting, Criminal Justice, Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies- Education (B.A.).
  • There are special learning opportunities are there like ROTC of Army and Air Force.
  • Employment services for students are available.

University of Houston-Downtown Application Process

  • Students willing to take admission at the University of Houston-Downtown should first go through the list of courses and choose the one you wish to apply for. Check if you meet the minimum eligibility criteria.
  • Applications need to be submitted online using the university’s application portal.
  • The application fee is 80 USD (non-refundable) for international admission[5].
  • Submit the completed application form for admission before the deadline[6] and the last date to apply for Fall term is September 7 and for Spring term it is February 1 for international students.
  • International students from non-English speaking countries need to prove proficiency in English by submitting the scores of IELTS: 6.5+ or TOEFL: 80+.
  • Supported Documents
    • English language proficiency scores
    • A reference letter is required
    • An affidavit of support needs to be submitted
    • Health Insurance
    • Immunization records as required by law
    • Copy of passport

University of Houston-Downtown Cost of Attendance

The fees here mentioned below for the academic Year 2020-2021

ExpensesUndergraduate (Out-of-State) (USD)Graduate of-State) (USD)MBA Graduate (Out-of-State) (USD)
Tuition and fees[8]17,50815,00214,566
Room and Board (Off-Campus)9,2289,2289,228
Other*8,1288,1288,128
Total34,92427,49031,982

*Other expenses include Health Insurance, transportation, books and supplies.

University of Houston-Downtown Scholarships

  • UHD offers multiple scholarships to the students on the basis of merit and recognition.
  • Around 41% of students receive financial aid.
  • Students need to maintain CGPA of 2.0 in all courses attempted at UHD.
  • The amount of scholarship varies as per the need.
  • Application filled at the time of admission is considered for scholarship also.
  • For freshmen students the scholarships are as follows with the requirements:
Scholarship TypeAmount (USD)
Lucia La Madrid Cain1500/academic year
International (Southland) Paper Mills Foundation4,000/annually
Cullen Scholarship6,000/annually
Cullinan Scholarship8,000/annually
  • Students must be enrolled on a full-time basis to avail the scholarships.
  • The renewal requirement is to maintain a 2.7 cumulative GPA minimum.
  • Transcript submission required for Admission acceptance
  • Admission acceptance deadline is January 31.
  • As the merit-based scholarships are competitive, students may go for outside scholarships too. 

University of Houston-Downtown Alumni

  • UHD keeps on organizing annual alumni events such as reunions, concerts, Career services events and events to engage with the new admissions in the campus.
  • There are around 51,800 UHD alumni worldwide.
  • The alumni of UHD have the following benefits:
    • They may get a discount at the gym and fitness centre
    • Fulltime access to GatorMail
    • Assists students to build their career from career development centre.

The name of some notable UHD is Charles McClelland, Juan Diaz, Mario Gallegos Jr., Diana Lopez and Ghulam Bombaywala.

University of Houston-Downtown Placement

  • UHD organizes Career Fair every Fall semester, around 700 students participate and more than 50 employers provide students with the opportunity for internships/jobs in it.
  • UHD has largest LinkedIn network of its graduates i.e. around 48,000 graduates.
Find a Program
$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

8.5/10

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

8.5/10

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline



4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS


2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 14,1241st YEAR
FEES

2 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 16,4121st YEAR
FEES

4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline


4 YEARS

Course Duration

May 01

Application Deadline

View All Courses

University of Houston - Downtown Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population17513
FAFSA Code003612
Application Cost$50
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$16,412 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Read more about admission seasons and deadlines

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
IELTS-6.5- -
TOEFL-80- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score9999201078 88%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing499460538-
Mathematics500460540-
ACTCheck Detailed Score191721 22%
English181520-
Mathematics191721-

University of Houston - Downtown Acceptance Rate

84.1%

Acceptance Rate

3931

Total Applicants

17513

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

40.0%

Male

60.0%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program84.1%
Total Applicants18518
Total Enrolled15569
Graduate
Graduate Programs84.0%
Total Applicants2313
Total Enrolled1944

University of Houston - Downtown Enrollment

Enrollment
University of Houston - Downtown Enrollment17513
Undergraduate Enrollment15569
Graduate Enrollment1944
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate15.7%

Attendance Cost

$16,412

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$16,412 / Year
Post Graduate Program$14,124 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,210 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$8,806 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$6,988 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$6,918 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$6,988 / Year
Show More

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
793237564176-

College rating

based on 1 student ratings

8.5/10

9/10academic
8/10infrastructure
9/10placements
9/10faculty
8/10extracurricular
8/10accommodation

Reviews

P
Prianshu thapa magar, INDIA Bba
University of Houston - Downtown
Current student , Batch : 2022
8.5
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

COMPLETING MY STUDIES AT UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON - DOWNTOWN

The biggest reason I considered a study abroad program was the urge of getting a better career prospect. While searching for the courses I found the University of Houston - Downtown. Its accelerated course made me apply for it. I had applied for the university with the help of a common application form.


Course Curriculum - 

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting is preparing me for a career in public accounting and accounting in business, government, or the nonprofit sector. I am having the flexibility in career choices due to the wide variety of accounting specializations available in the university. My curriculum also serves as me an excellent background for pursuing graduate studies or careers in law.

9 /10
academic
9 /10
faculty
8 /10
infrastructure
8 /10
accomodation/food
9 /10
placement
8 /10
extracurricular
06, Dec 2019 read more
+1-713-221-8000
TELEPHONE
One Main Street Houston, TX 77002
ADDRESS

NEARBY THIS CAMPUS


Airport

XA190.79 Km
Texas Commerce Bank Building Heliport1.01 Km
Police Headquarters Heliport1.14 Km
Gulf Tower Heliport1.28 Km
Marriott Courtyard1.37 Km
First City Financial Center Heliport1.56 Km
Aeroporto internacional de houston2.23 Km
Helipad2.26 Km
IAH2.41 Km
Yellow Cab Houston2.59 Km
Brown and Root-Clinton Heliport3.09 Km
The America Tower Heliport3.64 Km
NE Police Station Number 2 Heliport5.62 Km
The Huntingdon Heliport6.05 Km
Lyndon B Johnson General Hospital Heliport6.65 Km
John S Dunn Helistop6.8 Km
Methodist Hospital Alkek Heliport7.32 Km
Show More

Restaurant

Downtown Aquarium0.79 Km
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium0.94 Km
Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse1.11 Km
Saint Arnold Brewing Company1.17 Km
Spindletop1.45 Km
House of Blues Houston1.5 Km
The Grove1.59 Km
Cyclone Anaya's Tex-Mex Kitchen2.32 Km
Kim Son2.34 Km
Buffalo Wild Wings2.36 Km
Ibiza2.72 Km
Onion Creek Coffee House, Bar and Lounge3.44 Km
Hugo's4.68 Km
Backstreet Cafe4.9 Km
Hotel ZaZa Museum District5.59 Km
Chuy's6.45 Km
Show More

Book Store

Gateway Newstands1.35 Km
BrownTechnical1.83 Km
Kaboom Books2.52 Km
Sacco Company2.63 Km
HCC Central College Bookstore3.53 Km
Koinonia Christian Bookstore3.54 Km
Magick Cauldron3.8 Km
Bedrock City Comic Co4.65 Km
Menil Collection Bookstore4.94 Km
Barnes & Noble Clg Booksellers5.52 Km
Whole Earth Provision Co.5.86 Km
Nan's Games & Comics Too6.31 Km
Murder By The Book6.99 Km
Prairie View A&M University: College of Nursing7.07 Km
Brazos Bookstore7.14 Km
Third Planet Sci-Fi Superstore7.19 Km
Bright Sky Publishing7.65 Km
Show More

Shopping Mall

The Shops at Houston Center1.39 Km
GreenStreet1.49 Km
OXXO1.51 Km
Hawthorne Square4.07 Km
Heights Mercantile4.19 Km
River Oaks Plaza4.2 Km
Bakery Square4.53 Km
River Oaks Shopping Center5.02 Km
The Shoppes at Loop and Hardy5.49 Km
Artigiani Center5.55 Km
Ponderosa Land5.95 Km
Heights Marketplace5.98 Km
Shops at Arrive River Oaks6.43 Km
Maison Burdisso7.19 Km
Northline Commons7.37 Km
Telephone Rd Shopping Center7.5 Km
Show More

Super Market

Phoenicia Specialty Foods1.42 Km
Family Dollar2.61 Km
Whole Foods Market3.8 Km
Sprouts Farmers Market4 Km
Walmart Supercenter4.08 Km
Axelrod Smith & Kirshbaum5.46 Km
Trader Joe's5.86 Km
Show More

Hospital

St. Joseph Medical Center2.21 Km
Planned Parenthood - Prevention Park Dysplasia Clinic5.17 Km
LTHM Management6 Km
Quentin Mease Community Hospital6.23 Km
Memorial Hermann Medical Group Texas Medical Center Internal Medicine & Endocrinology6.8 Km
Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital - Pediatric Dialysis6.88 Km
The Fetal Center at Children's Memorial Hermann6.9 Km
Ut Physicians Rheumatology6.9 Km
UT Pediatric Allergy and Immunology6.9 Km
Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital7.06 Km
Kindred Hospital Houston Medical Center7.09 Km
Methodist Debakey Heart Center7.33 Km
Cullen Eye Institute7.4 Km
Delgado Cardiovascular7.61 Km
CHI St. Luke's Health-Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center7.65 Km
Texas Children's Hospital - Abercrombie Building7.71 Km
Show More

Pharmacy

BCP Veterinary Pharmacy2.58 Km
CVS Pharmacy2.61 Km
CVS3.8 Km
Patrick A. Cormier, RPH4 Km
Walgreens4.01 Km
Darego O. Maclayton, PharmD4.96 Km
H-E-B Pharmacy5.27 Km
The Heights Pharmacy5.35 Km
Sunny Ogbonnaya, PharmD6.19 Km
Emmily D. Simmons, PharmD6.19 Km
Theophilus O. Mbah, PharmD6.19 Km
Bonnie A. Labdi, PharmD6.83 Km
HPB Pharmacy6.9 Km
Andrea Landgraf, PharmD7.55 Km
Denise R. Kudva, PharmD7.55 Km
Judy L. Chase, PharmD7.55 Km
JoAnn D. Lim, PharmD7.55 Km
Canada Todd W7.57 Km
Show More

Bus Station

University of Houston -Downtown150.05 Km

*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

Apply Now DOWNLOAD BROCHURE  
INTERESTED IN THIS COLLEGE ?
Get free counselling

Follow & Share this college to get information about admission

COLLEGES IN TEXAS, USA