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October
2019
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06:59 PM
America/Chicago

UHD Earns Place Among Best Online Texas Colleges

By Sheryl E. Taylor

Once again, SR Education Group ranked the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) as one of the 2020 Best Online Colleges in Texas for its 17 online bachelor’s degrees and five online master’s degrees.

UHD ranks in the top 20 among regionally accredited online colleges in the state for affordability and reported alumni salaries. To be considered for the Best Online Colleges, schools need to meet the following requirements:

Overall list: Offer at least 5 fully online degrees at the bachelor's and at least 5 at the master's level with programs that cover at least three subject areas

Bachelor’s list: Offer at least 5 fully online degrees at the bachelor's level with programs that cover at least three subject areas

Master’s List: Offer at least 5 fully online degrees at the master's level with programs that cover at least three subject areas

17 Online Bachelor’s Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Applied Administration
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Applied Administration - Safety Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - General Business
  • Bachelor of Business Admini​stration - Insurance & Risk Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – International Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies​
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication

5 Online Master’s Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Non-profit Management
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Security Management
  • Master of Security Management - Cybersecurity
  • Master of Security Management - Traditional Security

The 2020 Best Online Colleges rankings are based on two important factors: salary potential, and tuition rates. SR Education Group analyzes accredited online schools across the nation, taking into account average mid-career salary data from PayScale, and manually researched annual tuition rates, in order to determine the schools that offer the best value to their students. Inclusion on this list shows high return on investment and commitment to affordability, two key factors for prospective students.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.