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Study at University of Houston Downtown

University of Houston - Downtown, often referred to as UH-Downtown or UHD, is a public university located in Houston, Texas. Established in 1974, the institution offers admission to over 10, 000 students each year. UHD offers majors in business and management, security and law enforcement, and liberal arts. University of Houston - Downtown does not have any sports programs but does supports many club sports. A number of fitness programs are offered to students to help them enhance their physical fitness. UH- Downtown has an official mascot, an alligator named “Ed-U-Gator”. Among the notable alumni of the school are the famous boxer Juan Diaz, singer-songwriter Gary Helms, rapper Lil' O, and Wisconsin state assemblyman Phil Montogomery.

Profile of University of Houston DowntownUniversity of Houston Downtown is found in Houston, TX. Houston is a large city. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at University of Houston Downtown.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in business and management, security and law enforcement, and liberal arts.

University of Houston Downtown Selectivity

University of Houston Downtown accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 11, 793 in 2007 at University of Houston Downtown. The school has a large minority student population.

University of Houston Downtown Tuition and AffordabilityUniversity of Houston Downtown is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

University of Houston Downtown Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management778accounting, finance, business management, MIS, marketing, business, international business, purchasing and contract management
Liberal Arts717liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, speech and rhetoric, social services, technical and business writing, English, political science, sociology, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement186criminal justice and safety, security services management
Therapy and Counselling125psychology
Science53biological and physical sciences, biology, microbiology, chemistry, chemistry courses, physics courses
Engineering Technician44civil engineering tech, computer engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, occupational safety tech, industrial safety tech
Computer Science and Engineering31computer and info science
office and Administration18office management
Education and Teaching16curriculum and instruction, secondary teaching, elementary school teaching, multilingual Education
Mathematics13applied mathematics, mathematics
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy
Contact: University of Houston DowntownUniversity of Houston Downtown

1 Main St

Houston, TX 77002-1014

General Phone: (713) 221-8000


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