University of Houston—​Downtown

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#186 Overall Score: 44 Best Online Bachelor's Programs

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Bachelor's Program Overview

University of Houston--Downtown, a public institution, has been offering online bachelor's degree programs since 2000-2001. The majority of the online classes are recorded and archived, so students can access lecture material at their own convenience. When applying for the online programs at University of Houston--Downtown, it's important to note that the deadline is August 1.

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Academic year founded 2000-2001
Total enrollment N/A
2013-2014 Tuition $172 per credit (in-state)
$526 per credit (out-of-state)
Application deadline August 1
Admissions URL
Admissions e-mail

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U.S. News Rankings

Student Engagement rank 233
Student Engagement score 24
Faculty Credentials and Training rank 222
Faculty Credentials and Training score 12
Student Services and Technology rank 71
Student Services and Technology score 53
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.2


Application deadline (U.S. residents) August 1
Application deadline (international students) May 1
Priority application deadline N/A
Admissions website
Director of admissions Spencer Lightsy
Admissions phone (713) 221-5391
Admissions email
Denies admittance to qualified applicants No

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Maximum class size N/A
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online N/A
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online N/A
Average online teaching experience N/A
Five most popular majors
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 64%
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 19%
Business/Commerce, General 11%
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management 3%
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 3%
Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Students enroll as online students Yes, they are bound to courses as online students after enrollment
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S. Yes
One-year retention rates N/A
Graduation rates N/A

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Student Body

Total enrollment N/A
Student gender distribution N/A
New entrants who are first-time freshmen N/A
Average student age N/A

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Technology & Support

Required Internet speed DSL
Instructor response expected within (hours) 48
24-7 live tech support No

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Paying for School

In-state, out-of-district tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $172
Out-of-state tuition for U.S. students (per credit) $526
Tuition for international students (per credit) $526
Financial aid available Both institutional and federal aid are available

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