University of Houston-Downtown

Houston, Texas

Team Name: Gators

Address: One Main St., Houston, TX 77002


Phone: 713-221-8522

Facebook: UHDowntown

Instagram: UHDofficial

Twitter: uhdowntown

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Undergraduate Enrollment13,612
Acceptance RateN/A
In-State Tuition$247.75
Out-of-State Tuition$655.75

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University of Houston-Downtown

Houston, Texas

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.



Acceptance RateN/A
Median composite SAT score1000
Median ACT score18
Undergraduate Enrollment13,612
Students on Financial Aid76.1%


In-State Tuition$247.75
Out-of-State Tuition$655.75
Room and BoardN/A


African American Students18.3%
Asian American Students8.3%
Hispanic Students55.7%
International Students2.1%
Male/Female Ratio36.4/63.6


Greek SystemYes
Freshman Living on Campus0%
Freshmen Who Return64.1%
Student/Teacher Ratio20:1
Full-Time Faculty379


Graduation in Four Years14.49%
Graduation Overall30.25%
Alumni Who Give $ to SchoolN/A