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About UHD

The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor's and master's degree programs aimed at career preparation.

We are committed to providing our students with a high-quality education, small classes and flexible scheduling – all for an affordable tuition.

Growing Strong Since 1974

From the day our doors opened more than 40 years ago, UHD has expanded to serve the educational needs of America’s fourth-largest city. Now, UHD offers bachelor’s degrees in 44 areas of study and eight master’s degrees. 

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Distinguished Alumni

Additionally, UHD is proud to have produced prominent alumni who have risen to become leaders in their field, from presidents of major companies to police chiefs.

A Diverse Campus in a Diverse City

We’re located right in the heart of Downtown Houston, one of the nation’s most culturally diverse metropolitan areas. So naturally, we’ve created an environment that welcomes and embraces students from all backgrounds. 

A Major Opportunity

UHD offers a Major Opportunity to both the traditional students who are graduating high school and entering college, as well as nontraditional, adult students who may be returning to school for advancement in their current career, to start a career or to change careers. We have first generation college students, others juggling family obligations and responsibilities and students who have transferred from various higher education institutions. ​

Unique Benefits​

With a 20-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, we provide a unique hands-on learning environment for each student. They can choose from face-to-face instruction downtown or on our satellite campuses, degrees and classes offered completely online and even a combination of the two. 

Best of all, we offer everything for one of the lowest tuition rates among state colleges and universities. 

We thought you’d like that. And we think you’ll love UHD.

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Last updated 1/14/2016 8:53 AM