About University of Houston–Downtown
University of Houston-Downtown is a dynamic university offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees at multiple locations across Houston, as well as online. UHD is woven into the vibrant streets of downtown Houston, with an urban appeal that celebrates the multicultural vibe of the fourth-largest city in the United States. You’re just steps away from Fortune 500 companies, world-renowned arts organizations, award-winning restaurants, exciting entertainment, and professional sports.
Design your future with an academic program that sparks your passion and connects you with fellow students, businesses, and the community. UHD can make dreams a reality—whether you’re a transfer student ready to the cross the finish line; a graduate student who wants to advance his career; or an undergraduate who needs a fresh start to finish her degree. So if you’re ready to take advantage of an academic environment that offers flexibility and sets you up for success then, it’s time to learn how you can Finish UHD Strong.
UHD Points Of Pride
UHD earned a top place among The Student Loan Report’s list of the “Top Public Schools for Freshman Financial Aid Report” for its commitment to providing its freshman students a strong start on their academic journey. The University ranks No. 33 on this list, which recognizes public colleges and universities where freshman undergraduate students can expect to receive the most financial aid, as compiled by The Student Loan Report.
The Student Loan Report also ranked UHD No. 18 in Texas on its Student Debt Repayment Success Indicator report, which determined graduates’ chances of successfully repaying student debt.
The University’s Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences in Applied Administration (BAAS-AA) degree is ranked among the nation’s top 100 Online Bachelor’s Programs, and its graduate program in Criminal Justice is ranked No. 26 in the country. Both are the highest ranked programs in Houston within their respective categories.