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

Houston, TexasLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year
  13919Enrollment

University of Houston - Downtown Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

University of Houston Downtown is the second largest state university in the Houston area, founded in 1974. It has ranked #96-127 in the Regional Universities West, under 2019 edition of Best Colleges.

Highlights

University TypePublic/State
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application PortalOfficial website
Annual EndowmentUSD 34.7 million
Student Retention Rate72%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull-Time; Part-Time; Online
Campus Housing CapacityN/A
Annual Cost of AttendanceUG - 29,238 USD; Graduate - 31,432 USD

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The degree programs offered by UHD are 52, including 44 undergraduate and 8 graduate programs.
  • The most popular programs offered at the university are the following:
  1. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  2. Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Psychology
  4. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  5. Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • The university has 3 campuses – CyFair, Kingwood and Northwest.

University of Houston Downtown Admissions

  • Application Form: All the international students have to fill the application form through the online mode.
  • Test Scores:
  1. IELTS - 6.5 overall
  2. TOEFL – 550 Paper; 80 – Internet
  3. SAT/ACT
  • Common requirements: Transcripts, LOR
  • The application fee: 80 USD
  • Additional requirements: Bank Letter, Permission released form, Affidavit of Support, Financial Certificates
  • Intake Sessions: Fall and Spring

Cost of Attendance

Following is the cost of attendance for the non-resident, full-time, off-campus students.

Expenditure TypeUndergraduateGraduate
Tuition Fees16,412 USD14,124 USD
Books and Supplies1232 USD1232 USD
Living Expenses4,482 USD8964 USD
Transportation2,988 USD2988 USD
Miscellaneous4124 USD4124 USD
Total29,238 USD31,432 USD

Financial Aid

The university offers scholarships under the financial support to its students. This aid is provided in the form of institutional scholarships, departmental scholarships, private and external scholarships.

  • Around 70% full-time undergraduate student population receives some kind of need-based financial aid.
  • The average need-based scholarship or grant offered is 4,453 USD.

The alumni benefits offered by the university include, alumni ID card, computing services, sports and fitness center, etc.

Find a Program

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 2 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$16,412 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$14,124 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Engineering, Technology & Applied Sciences 6 Programs

$14,124 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$14,124 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

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
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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