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The University of Houston–Victoria, also known as UHV, is a public university located in Victoria, Texas, United States. It was established in the year 1973. The institution was initially known as the University of Houston Victoria Center and operated under that name until 1983. The main campus spreads across an area of 20 acres. UHV also shares some facilities with Victoria College. Both undergraduate and master degrees are offered at the university. UVH is organized in the following academic divisions:
  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Education and Human Development
  • School of Nursing
University of Houston–Victoria competes in the NAIA's Region VI. Their sports teams are known as the UHV Jaguars, and they participate in sports such aas baseball and softball.

Profile of University of Houston VictoriaThe main campus of University of Houston Victoria is in Victoria, TX (a small city). The school is a public school. University of Houston Victoria offers degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to mathematics, business and management, and liberal arts.

University of Houston Victoria Selectivity

University of Houston Victoria does not accept everyone who applies.

The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at University of Houston Victoria are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 2, 784 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at University of Houston Victoria.

Student Life
Student athletes at the school belong to the Red River Athletic Conference for major sports. University of Houston Victoria Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts206interdisciplinary studies, English, history
Business and Management183business management, accounting, marketing
Education and Teaching121educational administration, school Counselling, curriculum and instruction, special ed
Therapy and Counselling28psychology, Counselling psychology
Computer Science and Engineering21information science, computer and info science
Media16communication studies
Security and Law Enforcement16criminal justice and safety
Contact: University of Houston VictoriaUniversity of Houston Victoria

3007 N. Ben Wilson

Victoria, TX 77901

General Phone: (877) 970-4848


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