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University of Houston-Downtown

  • Meet Hector, Class of 2016
    "The connections that I have made at UHD are people I can call friends and brothers."
  • 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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    Save the Date for the TEXAS Grant Symposium Save the Date for the TEXAS Grant Symposium

    Downtown Alumni Social Series: Cinco de Mayo Downtown Alumni Social Series: Cinco de Mayo

    UHD Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker, State Rep. Carol Alvarado UHD Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker, State Rep. Carol Alvarado

    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.