University of Houston-Downtown

Acceptance Rate 89 %
SAT Average 1,000
Tuition & Fees $17,038
Student Population 14,265
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,356

Academic Overview

University of Houston-Downtown is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Houston, Texas. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $7,222 for Texas residents and $17,038 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 14,265 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 89% and the graduation rate is 29% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Houston-Downtown varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $49,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Houston-Downtown are $7,222 for Texas residents and $17,038 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $9,277 for in-state students and $15,739 for out-of-state students.
University of Houston-Downtown 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Houston-Downtown. The acceptance rate of Houston-Downtown is 89% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 29%. The average graduation rate is 29% and the transfer-out rate is 40%. The average received amount of financial aid is $5,356 and 64% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 14,265 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for University of Houston-Downtown is 89 %.
Graduation Rate for University of Houston-Downtown is 29 %
Transfer-out Rate for University of Houston-Downtown is 40 %
Retention Rate for University of Houston-Downtown is 71 %
Student Population for University of Houston-Downtown is 14,265
Student to Faculty Rate for University of Houston-Downtown is 18 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,356 at University of Houston-Downtown.

Offered Degrees

Houston-Downtown offers 53 major programs through online and on-site education where 18 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree3913
Post Bachelor's Degree62
Master's Degree83

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Houston-Downtown offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

University of Houston-Downtown has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges