University of Houston-Victoria

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School Overview

The University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) is a distinct component institution in the University of Houston System. Its campus envelopes 20 acres in Victoria along with other satellite locations at Cinco Ranch and Sugar Land UH System centers. This four-year state university was founded in 1971 and today has an enrollment of over 4,000 students.

UHV serves students through four schools. It offers 31 bachelor programs and 20 master programs. Annually it awards over 800 degrees and has an alumni base of over 11,000.

General Information

Admission Office
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, TX 77901-4450
(361) 570-4110
(877) 970-4848
Fax: (361) 570-4114

Contact: Trudy Wortham
Director of Admissions
Main Address
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, TX 77901
(877) 970-4848

www.uhv.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 1,569
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,569
Graduate enrollment: 1,605

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Required
Secondary school record: Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 2,100
Percent Admitted: 41%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 18%

Test Scores: Fall 2011

SAT Critical Reading

  • 400 (25th Percentile)
  • 490 (75th Percentile)

SAT Math

  • 420 (25th Percentile)
  • 510 (75th Percentile)

ACT Composite

  • 18 (25th Percentile)
  • 21 (75th Percentile)

ACT English

  • 13 (25th Percentile)
  • 20 (75th Percentile)

ACT Math

  • 17 (25th Percentile)
  • 23 (75th Percentile)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $0 $0 $0 $5,604 0.00%
Books and Supplies $0 $0 $0 $1,188 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $0 $0 $0 $6,792 0.00%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $4,050
In-state Student Fees $810
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $8,730
Out-of-state Student Fees $810

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 538 336
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 41
Biology/biological Sciences, General 41
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 89 175
Accounting 25
Business Administration and Management, General 28 172
Business/commerce, General 27
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies 3
Marketing/marketing Management, General 9
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 15 11
Computer and Information Sciences, General 8
Information Science/studies 7 11
Education 111
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 36
Curriculum and Instruction 25
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 43
Special Education and Teaching, General 7
English Language and Literature/letters 11
English Language and Literature, General 11
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 74 13
Nursing Administration 6
Nursing Education 7
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 74
History 19
History, General 19
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 19
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 19
Mathematics and Statistics 5
Mathematics, General 5
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 219 17
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 219 17
Psychology 46 9
Counseling Psychology 9
Psychology, General 46
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Education – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Houston-Victoria Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (361) 570-4848
Website: www.uhv.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.uhv.edu/apply/default.aspx
Address: 3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, TX 77901
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,336
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 18%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,113 (26% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,491
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,451
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $8,581

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Houston-Victoria Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Houston-Victoria.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 62
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Education 6
English Language and Literature/Letters 11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Psychology 13
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 2317

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Houston-Victoria and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $6,491
Out-of-state $16,451
Books and supplies $1,158

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $7,559
Out-of-state $15,029

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 272 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 265 92% $8,581
Student loan aid 183 64% $5,085

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,464 75% $5,588
Federal student loans 1,666 51% $7,279

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Houston-Victoria. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Houston-Victoria students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,531 2,041 3,490
Percent admitted 100% 50% 56%
Percent admitted who enrolled 6% 6% 5%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Houston-Victoria Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,336
Undergraduate enrollment 3,201
Graduate enrollment 1,135

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Houston-Victoria Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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