The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – Houston’s second largest university – has been serving the educational needs of the nation’s fourth largest city since 1974.
As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a four-year comprehensive university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; has more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s programs, and 16 fully online programs across five faculties (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College ).
For the fourth year in a row, U.S. News & The World Report ranks UHD among universities nationwide for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Baccalaureate Programs.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The U.S. News rated the University among Best Performers in Social Mobility and awarded UHD the No. 1 ranking as the most diverse higher education institution in the southern region of the USA and Escola Amiga dos Militares. To learn more about the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.