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UHD Recognized for Adaptability For Students’ College Applications & Testing

Since the inception of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) remains committed to its students’ needs—from receiving a quality education to accommodating their testing limitations during these times.

In a recent article regarding colleges that have always or are currently waiving GMAT requirements in response to COVID-19, Study.com ranked UHD No. 47 on the Top Schools that Waive the GMAT list. The site applauded these institutions for adaptability, flexibility and the challenges students are experiencing regarding their college applications and testing schedules in the face of such uncertainty.


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.