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University of Houston-Downtown

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Rating

Public

Type

17,682

Students

$15,720

Tuition

89%

Acceptance

#574

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Houston, TX

1 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002-1014

University of Houston-Downtown is a large public institution located in Houston, TX ranked 95thin Texas. It has a total of 15,482 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 88.68% of applicants. University of Houston-Downtown offers 53 different majors and is best known for its computer engineering technologies, quality control and safety technologies, and civil engineering technologies programs (nationally ranked 18th, 19th, and 21st respectively). With a tuition cost of $5,592 for in-state students and $15,720 for those from out-of-state, University of Houston-Downtown is moderately priced. 38.03% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, joining the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $45,000 per year, which is 8% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$16,916/Year
Above Average

University of Houston-Downtown

$16,916

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$18,184/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$12,730/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

89%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

University of Houston-Downtown

89%

National

69%
Sat

920 - 1080

89% of students submit

Admissions Yield

29%

ACT

16 - 20

22% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

15,482Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

973

Part-Time

95
Male

40%

In-state

83%

Female

60%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

47%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
24% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other16% Business Administration and Management, General8% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies53% Others

24% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

16% Business Administration and Management, General

8% Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

53% Others

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

24%

855 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

16%

568 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

8%

273 Graduates

Accounting

7%

246 Graduates

Psychology, General

6%

211 Graduates

Finance, General

4%

141 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

3%

118 Graduates

Communication, General

3%

107 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors19:119:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

19

Number of Library Books

191,180

Academic Spend per Student

$5,532

Full-time Retention Rate

72%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$39,700/Year

University of Houston-Downtown

$39,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$39,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$45,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

38%