School Overview

Founded in 1974, the University of Houston-Downtown is the second largest, four-year, public university in Houston. UHD is one of four distinct universities in the University of Houston System. Its non-residential campus attracts students from throughout the Greater Houston area, and the University's diverse student body reflects Houston's wealth of cultures, languages and nationalities. 

UHD students pursue bachelor's and master's degrees in five colleges: 

  • Business
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Public Service
  • Sciences and Technology
  • University College

UHD offers students flexibility in scheduling classes including daytime, evening and weekend options. Students also can choose from face-to-face and online classes as well as hybrid classes that blend the two instruction options.

School Details

Location: 1 Main Street,Houston, TX 77002-1014

Religious Affiliation: Not applicable

Sector & Type: Public, Not-for-profit

Military Support:

  • Credit for Training
  • Dedicated POC
  • Member of SOC
  • Recognized SVO
  • Yellow Ribbon

Highest Offering: Masters

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges



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