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For more than 40 years, UHD has provided Major Opportunity in the heart of Downtown Houston. Today, our dedicated professors share their knowledge and experience through our exceptional bachelor's and master's degree programs. We invite you to join a close-knit student body that is as diverse as our city.

UHD offers a variety of bachelor's and master's degrees both on campus and online. Learn how to complete your degree today at one of our four convenient locations.

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    UHD Launches Student Success Initiative, Gator Gateway UHD Launches Student Success Initiative, Gator Gateway

    UHD Releases Campus Carry Policy Effective August 1, 2016 UHD Releases Campus Carry Policy Effective August 1, 2016

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    University of Houston-Downtown Announces Presidential Search University of Houston-Downtown Announces Presidential Search

    UHD By the numbers

    • 14,262

      Current Student Enrollment

      We're proud to offer "Major Opportunity" to so many.
    • 52

      Degree Programs Offered

      Choose from 44 undergraduate degrees and 8 master's degrees.
    • 20:1

      Student:Faculty Ratio

      Our faculty gets to know our students by name.
    • 1974

      Year UHD was Founded

      Hooray! That's over 40 years of
      Major Opportunity​.
    • >2,400

      Number of Graduates Annually

      We award degrees to over 2,400 students annually.
    • 41,576

      Alumni

      Our graduates network with alumni in countless industries.
    • 25.6

      Average Class Size

      Small class sizes give our students
      ​a more s​upportive environment.​​
    • 60¢​​​​

      Student Fare on METRORail

      UHD is conveniently located on Houston's light rail system.​​
    • ​27.5

      Average Student Age

      ​Recent high school grads mingle with non-traditional students
    • 74

      Countries

      Represented by our international students.