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 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). In 2018, UHD grew its First Time in College student population by 11 percent and transfer students by 14 percent.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston. It also is ranked among 15 U.S. universities with lowest net price to students (according to the U.S. Department of Education). The University is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.