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    Address:1002 Commerce StreetSuite 420
    Houston, Texas 77002
    Phone Numbers:

    General: 713-221-8906

    Fax: 713- 223-7440

    CPS Advising: 713-221-8906 

    Undergraduate Admissions: 713-221-8522 
    Graduate Admissions: 713-221-8093

Mallett Undergraduate Student Teaching Scholarship ​

​The Mallett Scholarship is available to undergraduate students entering the semester of student teaching. Students who meet the initial requirements are eligible to apply for the $3,500 scholarship.

Urban Education ScholarshipEmeritus Max Castillo

The Emeritus Max Castillo Scholarship was founded in honor of former UHD President Max Castillo. As such, the scholarship is open to undergraduate preservice teachers admitted to the UE program.

The scholarship provides $1,100 once a year for the fall semester, and it should be used towards tuition, books, fees, and/or supplies for the upcoming academic semester. 

The College Of Public Service



The University of Houston-Downtown College of Public Service exists to educate and develop public servants, advocates, and leaders in criminal justice, education, and social work.

We offer 5 undergraduate degrees and 2 graduate degrees. Top 10 Reasons to Choose CPS at UHD


More About the College of Public Service

College of Public Service Success Advisors overlooking DT Houston

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 Gator Preview Live: College of Public Service

Gator Preview Live is an in-depth look at the college hosting the event with learning about admission requirements, discover financial aid, and scholarship opportunities. Hear from UHD students and advisors to get first-hand knowledge of the UHD experience, and have the opportunity to get your questions answered live during the session (This session is pre-recorded).


 UHD College of Public Service: A Private Tour with Jasmine

Jasmine Braimer, Criminal Justice Student,  will give you a private tour of the College of Public Service  at the University of Houston-Downtown.


College of Public Service By the Numbers


Degrees Offered
Choose from 5 undergraduate degrees and 2 masters degrees at the College of Public Service.


Recommend to Students
Students who are graduating would recommend the College of Public Service to their family and friends.


Students Feel Confident
Students are confident they will carry out their professional responsibilities upon graduation.


Financial Assistance
Approximately 82% of UHD’s full-time students receive on average $10,000 in scholarships, grants and/or loans each year.


Service-Learning Locations
Our students are given the opportunity to enhance their learning through real-world experiences.


Student:Faculty Ratio
Our faculty gets to know our students by name.


The University of Houston-Downtown is the most diverse University in the Southern Region of the USA.