University of Houston Downtown: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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University of Houston Downtown is a medium four-year, public school with 13,920 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1974 and is one of the 71 schools located in Houston, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
44
At University of Houston Downtown you can get your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

University of Houston Downtown deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 44 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Accounting and Finance, Business, Criminal Justice, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
The student retention rate at University of Houston Downtown is relatively low at 67% (close to Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of Houston Downtown is very low - 12%. About 48% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at UHD is reasonably decent - 20:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,600
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - about $12,400 a year. The additional fees at University of Houston Downtown beyond tuition are about $1,200; which comes to a total of $13,600 annually.

Read the details about University of Houston Downtown additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at UHD is $35.00. The graduate application fee is $35.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at University of Houston Downtown and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (713) 221-8000 or check University of Houston Downtown Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
University of Houston Downtown offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at UHD, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Currently there is no on-campus housing at University of Houston Downtown.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Houston Downtown. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, University of Houston Downtown seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Houston Downtown Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Houston Downtown, 1 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002-1014, USA
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