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:
- 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.