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UHD Office of the President

Welcome to the University of Houston-Downtown!

As you look through our website, you will learn how UHD provides students with top quality academic programs that are both flexible and affordable.  We are a diverse institution that focuses on providing real opportunities that change lives for the better.

Our graduates enjoy successful careers in business, education, the sciences, the arts, humanities and social sciences. Some of our students also go on to earn medical degrees and other professional degrees and graduate degrees.

We are proud to offer small classes, provide a faculty-to-student ratio of 20 to 1 and a supportive atmosphere where undergraduate students have the opportunity to work with faculty directly on various research projects.  You will find our tuition and fees are among the lowest of state colleges and universities and many of our students save money by living at home because we are a non-residential campus.

We hope you enjoy the time you spend on our website, and if you decide UHD might fit into your future, you will find links for learning more about UHD (Inquire), arranging campus visits (Visit) and applying through the apply Texas common application form (Apply).

Please visit us and see how UHD combines quality academics with the excitement and opportunities that are unique to a downtown campus in the nation's fourth largest city.


Michael A. Olivas
Interim President
University of Houston-Downtown

Public Affairs
Last updated 5/11/2016 4:55 AM