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) 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.