UHD Makes Best Online Colleges In Texas List
By Sheryl E. Taylor
SR Education Group ranked the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) as one of the 2019 Best Online Colleges in Texas. Ranked 10th among regionally accredited online colleges in the state for affordability and alumni salaries.
The Group also ranked UHD 22nd for Best Online College for a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and 19th for the Best Online Colleges for a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management.
The 2019 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.
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 President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).
For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. 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.