THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON–DOWNTOWN (UHD) serves the educational needs of America’s fourth largest city as Houston’s second largest public four-year university. Situated in the heart of downtown, UHD provides a wealth of real-world opportunities for its students.
UHD offers bachelor’s degrees in 44 areas of study, as well as nine master’s degrees in five academic colleges, classes at three satellite locations, and sixteen fully online programs. A collaborative learning experience is enhanced by a 20:1 student–faculty ratio, online and in-person instruction, and undergraduate research opportunities with an award-winning faculty. With one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas, UHD’s tuition and fees makes the pursuit of higher learning affordable and accessible.
UHD alumni, more than 56,000 and counting, excel in fields ranging from business to science and the humanities.
The university is nationally recognized for its community engagement programs that link classroom academics with opportunities to serve people and agencies in Greater Houston and around the globe. Campus resources include club sports teams, public art collection, more than ninety student organizations, special interest groups, and Greek and honor societies.
UHD is home to the future site of the Wellness & Success Center that will redefine the student experience with fitness/recreation offerings, a food market, a wellness suite, a demonstration kitchen, counseling services, and more.