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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 3,200
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $307.10
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $729.10
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 50.5
Median SAT/ACT 988/18.4
% of African American Students 15
% of Asian American Students 6
% of Hispanic Students 42
% of International Students 3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio 17:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 205
% of Male/% of Female Students 46/54
Greek System? NO
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 52.7
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 63.66
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 71.1
% of Freshmen Who Return 65
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 4

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 universities.
  • Degree programs are offered in Victoria, Katy, and online.
  • UHV is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution.
  • The UHV Bachelor of Science in nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The UHV School of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, and UHV’s graduate degrees in school counseling and clinical mental health counseling are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs.

THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON–VICTORIA (UHV) has provided students with quality higher education at a great value since 1973. UHV offers seventy bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations face-to-face and online in the schools of arts and sciences; business administration; and education, health professions, and human development. University College houses UHV’s honors program and helps incoming underclassmen adjust to college life.

UHV’s main campus is in the friendly town of Victoria, two hours from Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and Corpus Christi. Tuition rates are among the lowest in Texas, and students benefit from customized financial aid and access to the latest technology.

A new student center and library opened in 2019. A new residence hall, as well as the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics building, are expected to open in 2020. The university also is renovating a former mall that will house athletics, the university’s kinesiology program, and more.

Students can choose from popular majors, including digital gaming, criminal justice, finance, management, kinesiology, or education.

Students enjoy student organizations and athletics programs that compete in the Red River Athletic Conference, the Association of Independent Institutions Conference, and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. There are study abroad opportunities in Australia, China, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Mexico, Norway, and the United Kingdom.

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