UHD Ranks Among Top in Nation for 3 Business Degree Programs
By Sheryl E. Taylor
The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) has been awarded top ranking status for three business degree programs by Intelligent.com.
Housed in the Marilyn Davies College of Business, the following online degree programs were recognized among the top colleges and universities in the nation:
- Master’s in Management Program ranked No. 6 among the top 50
- MBA in International Business Program ranked No. 9 among the top 50
- Finance Degree Program ranked No. 13 among the top 45
The student-focused comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment
Intelligent.com compared 427 education programs among 170 universities and colleges beginning with three initial criteria: nonprofit, accredited and fully online. Intelligent.com uses these three criteria to narrow down the list of potential programs based on five factors: program strength, online readiness, return on investment, cost and student engagement.
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.