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Marilyn Davies College of Business Receives Several Rankings

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) has received recognitions for its online degree programs offered by the Marilyn Davies College of Business.

National higher education website OnlineColleges.com ranked UHD’s online Business Administration degree programs No. 6 in the state and the University is named as one of the “10 Best Online Schools in Texas,” for the quality of its online business education offerings, affordability and success rates, provided by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

The site also noted that the variety of online business degree options UHD offers makes it “readily apparent why this school makes our list of the best online business schools in Texas.” In addition, the success of students in the undergraduate degree completion program in retailing and consumer sciences and the Bachelors of Business Administration programs helped the University earn its ranking.

UHD also is ranked at No. 11 by OnlineDegrees.com as one of the “Best Online Schools in Texas for Business Administration.” This website highlighted the range of services offered to students, including access to academic advisors, and its joint admission partnership with Lone Star College allowing students to be simultaneously admitted and co-enrolled at both UHD and Lone Star College.

Study.com recognized UHD with a No. 42 ranking as “Best Business Degrees Online Programs” for its multiple undergraduate and graduate online degree completion programs for students who have finished their core coursework at another college or university.

UHD bachelor’s degree classes offered online include: Finance, General Business, Insurance and Risk Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems and Masters of Security Management courses as part of its online curriculum.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

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 distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.