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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 2,973
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $259
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $649
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 73
Median SAT/ACT 890/18
% of African American Students 16.5
% of Asian American Students 7.2
% of Hispanic Students 36
% of International Students 1.5
Student/Teacher Ratio 18.5:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 127
% of Male/% of Female Students 35/65
Greek System? N/A
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 90
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years N/A
% of Students Who Graduate Overall N/A
% of Freshmen Who Return 61
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School N/A

University of Houston - Victoria

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3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, TX 77901










Points of Distinction

  • UHV offers affordable tuition rates compared with other state public universities.
  • Degree programs are offered in Victoria and Katy, as well as online.
  • UHV is designated as a Military Friendly School and a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
  • UHV University North, the university’s new academic and economic development building, opened in 2015.

For more than 40 years, the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) has provided students with quality higher education opportunities at a great value. UHV offers 70 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of arts and sciences, business administration, education, health professions, and human development. Both face-to-face and online programs are taught by experienced faculty.

UHV’s main campus is in the friendly town of Victoria, two hours from Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and Corpus Christi. Students are part of a vibrant community with support services and class sizes that guarantee personal attention. Tuition rates are among the lowest in the state, and students benefit from customized financial aid packages and access to the latest in education technology.

Plans are underway to construct a student center/learning commons and a new residence hall, with an anticipated opening in 2018. A new science, technology, engineering and math building is scheduled to open in 2019.

New degrees include a registered nurse to bachelor of science in nursing; economics and international business concentrations for the bachelor of business administration; and art, music and theater concentrations for the bachelor of arts in humanities offered in partnership with Victoria College, a community college in Victoria.

Students enjoy a growing number of student organizations and a successful athletics program that competes in the Red River Athletic Conference. Study-abroad opportunities in China, England, and Mexico offer students international perspective.

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