University of Houston - Downtown

Houston, TX

UHD says, "The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor's and selected master's degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Area, and through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service and scholarly research to develop students' talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.uhd.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:12,407
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:3%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,470 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$16,430 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Language, Philosophy and Culture" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    YES
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Houston - Downtown uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/28/2018

C

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