The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth largest city since 1974.
As one of four separate public universities in the Houston system, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Lauren J. Blanchard. Each year, UHD educates more than 15,000 students, boasts more than 61,000 students, and offers 46 bachelor’s degrees, 11 master’s degrees, and 17 fully online programs in four colleges: Marilyn Davis College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of the Public Service, and College of Science and Technology.
For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked UHD among the Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.
UHD has one of the most affordable tuition rates for four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. US News ranks the university among the top performers on social activism and ranks UHD as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the United States.The university is nationally recognized as a Hispanic-serving, minority-serving institution. , and a military friendly school. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu