12,407
Students
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9,634
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
84
84%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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 Service
Email: uhdadmit@uhd.edu
Phone: 713-221-8021
Fax: 713-221-8157

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
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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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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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

3,931
Applied
3,305
Accepted
12,407
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

2,330
Females Applied
1,983
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,601
Males Applied
1,322
Males Accepted
83%
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 July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 460 538
SAT Math 460 540
ACT Composite 17 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,660
In-state
19,110
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,172
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

9,634
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,871
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,867
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
8,160
Avg. Loan Aid
2,300
Avg. Grant Aid
4,453
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
40%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

12,407
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 47.74%
Black or African American 19.66%
White or Caucasian 15.78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 8.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 1.12%
Other 1.14%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (61%)

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

748
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 376
Part-time - 372
Male - 372
Female - 376