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University of Houston - Downtown

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston - Downtown is a Comprehensive institution located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address One Main Street
Suite GSB308
Houston, TX  77002
United States
Contact Mr. Jordan Green
Assistant Director, Customer Services Undergraduate Admissions
Email: uhdadmit@uhd.edu
Phone: 713-221-8021
Fax: 713-221-8157

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Purchasing, Procurement/acquisitions And Contracts Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,617
Applied
4,981
Accepted
13,136
Enrolled
89%
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Female Admissions

3,355
Females Applied
3,021
Females Accepted
90%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,262
Males Applied
1,960
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 500 460 540
SAT Math 500 460 540
ACT Composite 18 16 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,208
In-state
19,568
Out-of-state
7,208
In-district
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Fees

1,456
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

8,452
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,911
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,429
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,231
Avg. Loan Aid
2,742
Avg. Grant Aid
5,993
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,136
Total Undergrad students
2%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 54.32%
Black or African American 18.33%
White or Caucasian 13.61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 8.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 1.43%
Other 0.89%

Gender

Male (39.75%)
Female (60.25%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Bayou Bash, Welcome Week Activities and Homecoming Activities

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board, Professional Accounting Society, American Marketing Association and Bilingual Education Student Organization

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

730
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 366
Part-time - 364
Male - 361
Female - 369
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