University of Houston-Downtown

1 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002-1014
University of Houston-Downtown is a public education institution in Houston, Texas.

University of Houston-Downtown awards bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 22 study areas and 48 specializations. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. They accept high school Advanced Placement courses as credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (713) 221 -8000 Website: www.uhd.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 647
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 12,769
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 169
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 20 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 35


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 49% Full-time 51% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 21% Full-time 79% Part-time
Student Gender 39% Men 61% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

20% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
28% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
37% Hispanic/Latino 8% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 6% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 10% $ 4,340
Local Grant 48% $4,005
Institutional Grant 35% $ 1,388
Student Loans 59% $ 2,309

Majors & Degrees


Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 29 - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication - - 78 - -

Education

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 14 -

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bilingual and Multilingual Education - - - 0 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 0 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - - 0 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 0 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 13 - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Computer Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering Technology Technician - - 22 - -

Civil Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering Technology Technician - - 27 - -

Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Technology Technician - - 0 - -

Quality Control and Safety Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Occupational Safety and Health Technology Technician - - 6 - -
Industrial Safety Technology Technician - - 9 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 373 - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies - - 7 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 16 8 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 32 - -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 16 8 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Microbiological Sciences and Immunology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Microbiology - - 8 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 40 - -

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - 2 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 16 8 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 32 - -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 16 8 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 281 - -

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - 21 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 11 - -

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - 12 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 10 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 6 - -

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 24 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 27 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 40 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 191 - -
Securities Services Administration Management - - 191 14 -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 191 10 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 172 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 0 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Visual and Performing Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Visual and Performing Arts - - 5 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 34 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems - - 78 - -

Insurance

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Insurance - - 1 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 320 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 61 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 200 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 144 0 -
Purchasing, Procurement Acquisitions and Contracts Management - - 50 0 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 68 - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - 92 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 144 0 -
Purchasing, Procurement Acquisitions and Contracts Management - - 50 0 -


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