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UHD Ranked Among Best Bachelor’s Degree Institutions

The University of Houston-Downtown was recently named one of the best bachelor’s degree colleges in Texas for 2022 by University HQ, a leading independent education organization that provides students with the necessary resources to prepare and plan their career path in their chosen field.

UHD received a ranking of 53rd among Texas universities. The organization compiled a list of more than 4,000 colleges and universities nationwide, then ranked them among their peers to provide prospective students with an in-depth analysis of their programs.

Ranking factors used by University HQ included cost of tuition, admission rate, retention rate, graduating salary, number of programs offered, online programs offered, loan default rate, diplomas awarded, percent of students receiving financial aid, and reputation/expert opinion.

For University HQ's complete rankings of the best associate, bachelor's and master's degree colleges in the state, visit the website.


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.