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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) – 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 President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

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.