University of Houston – Downtown

Address:
1 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002-1014
Phone:
713-221-8000
Website:
http://www.uhd.edu
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About University of Houston – Downtown

University of Houston – Downtown is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate12,579
 Graduate163
 Total12,742
GenderFemale62%
 Male38%
Student Age% Under 2551%
 % 25 and Over49%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time48%
 % Part-time52%
Race/Ethnicity% White21.9%
 % Black28.4%
 % Asian9.5%
 % Latino34.8%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown0.2%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,604
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,044
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid90%
 % Undergraduates with Loans76%
 % Undergraduates with Grants87%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,600
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$7,000
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$7,000

Neighborhood Data for the Houston Area

Median Age32.2
Median Household Income$44,124
Total Population2,089,090
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.0% 50.0%
 Age 0-950.9%49.1%
 Age 10-1751.2%48.8%
 Age 18-2451.4%48.6%
 Age 25-2951.8%48.2%
 Age 30-3952.3%47.7%
 40+48.6%51.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White56.1%
 % Black23.7%
 % Asian6.0%
 % Latino43.1%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,600
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$665
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50027.8%9.2%4.4%
 $500 to $74946.9%48.3%0.0%
 $750 to $99913.2%26.7%37.5%
 Over $100012.0%15.8%33.6%