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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 more than 15,000 students, boasts more than 61,000 alumni, and offers 46 bachelor’s degrees, 11 master’s degrees, and 17 fully online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences & Technology.

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.