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|Business Administration and Management, General||x|| || |
|Business/Commerce, General||x|| || |
|Chemistry, General||x|| || |
|Chemistry, Other||x|| || |
|Civil Engineering Technology/Technician||x|| || |
|Communication, General||x|| || |
|Computer and Information Sciences, General||x|| || |
|Computer Engineering Technology/Technician||x|| || |
|Criminal Justice/Safety Studies||x|| || |
|English Language and Literature, General||x|| || |
|Finance, General||x|| || |
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|Industrial Safety Technology/Technician||x|| || |
|Insurance||x|| || |
|International Business/Trade/Commerce||x|| || |
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|Marketing/Marketing Management, General||x|| || |
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|Microbiology, General||x|| || |
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UHD offers 48 undergraduate majors, six master’s degrees, including an MBA, and 13 online degrees. UHD is known for offering our students quality education at affordable prices and having small class sizes which allow our professors to have greater interactions with students. UHD offers a wide selection of prestigious programs, including criminal justice, social work, urban education and the Scholars Academy, which is an academically competitive program for students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
With over 30 student organizations, the Office of Student Activities & Events works diligently to serve the diverse needs of our students. From honor societies and Greek organizations, to cultural and social groups, it is easy to get involved on campus. UHD also has its own student newspaper, Dateline. UHD is also recognized for community engagement. We’ve received the U.S. President’s Award for Community Service four consecutive years. UHD is one of two universities in Texas to receive the award in 2012 with distinction. Students are involved in community outreach though Crime Stoppers, American Red Cross, blood centers, the House of Tiny Treasures (homeless early educational center), and Habitat for Humanity.
Facilities and Resources
UHD is an urban university located in Houston’s central business and arts district. Located on the Houston METRO light rail line and near major freeways, students are near several Fortune 500 companies, Houston landmarks and major sports teams, including the Astros, Texans, Dynamo and Rockets. The University is nestled among historic buildings along Buffalo Bayou with incredible views of the downtown skyline. We also have several satellite campuses that allow students across the Houston area an alternative to attending classes downtown.
Athletics / Sports
The University has 11 intramural and nine club sports teams for men and women, including powerlifting, basketball, soccer, cheerleading and more.
Financial Aid / Tuition
The UHD Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid offers a variety of financial aid programs to assist undergraduate and graduate students in meeting educational costs. The programs include scholarships, grants, loans and work-study, which may be awarded in various combinations and amounts to meet individual student needs.
-Freshmen graduating in top 25 percent of high school class will be automatically admitted.
-Freshmen in 26-50 percent of high school class must have an SAT score of 850 or greater, an ACT score of 18 or greater, or a minimum 2.5 GPA.
-Students who rank in the lower half of their high school graduating class will receive individual review, including testing and assessment by admissions counselors.