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  • Meet Vanessa, Class of 2015
    "I was able to easily transfer all of my college credits and the low tuition cost was a plus for me."
  • Meet Angela, Class of 2015
    "I saw that UHD provided smaller classes and evening classes, so I knew it would be a great fit for me."
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For more than 40 years, UHD has provided Major Opportunity in the heart of Downtown Houston. Today, our dedicated professors share their knowledge and experience through our exceptional bachelor's and master's degree programs. We invite you to join a close-knit student body that is as diverse as our city.

UHD offers a variety of bachelor's and master's degrees both on campus and online. Learn how to complete your degree today at one of our four convenient locations.


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University of Houston-Downtown Receives Approval for Expansion University of Houston-Downtown Receives Approval for Expansion

UHD Celebrates Class of 2016 in 60th Commencement Ceremony UHD Celebrates Class of 2016 in 60th Commencement Ceremony

UHD Criminal Justice Professor Presents in Taiwan UHD Criminal Justice Professor Presents in Taiwan

University of Houston-Downtown Announces Presidential Search University of Houston-Downtown Announces Presidential Search

UHD By the numbers

  • 14,262

    Current Student Enrollment

    We're proud to offer "Major Opportunity" to so many.
  • 52

    Degree Programs Offered

    Choose from 44 undergraduate degrees and 8 master's degrees.
  • 20:1

    Student:Faculty Ratio

    Our faculty gets to know our students by name.
  • 1974

    Year UHD was Founded

    Hooray! That's over 40 years of
    Major Opportunity​.
  • >2,400

    Number of Graduates Annually

    We award degrees to over 2,400 students annually.
  • 41,576

    Alumni

    Our graduates network with alumni in countless industries.
  • 25.6

    Average Class Size

    Small class sizes give our students
    ​a more s​upportive environment.​​
  • 60¢​​​​

    Student Fare on METRORail

    UHD is conveniently located on Houston's light rail system.​​
  • ​27.5

    Average Student Age

    ​Recent high school grads mingle with non-traditional students
  • 74

    Countries

    Represented by our international students.