Find Your Future at UHV
A degree from the University of Houston-Victoria will give you the power to change your future. An exciting university of 4,300 students, UHV offers more than 60 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV offers face-to-face classes at its main campus in Victoria, Texas, and at teaching sites in Greater Houston.
For more information about UHV, visit www.uhv.edu.
History: UHV was founded as an upper-level institution in 1973 and was accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools beginning in 1978. In fall 2010, UHV first admitted freshmen and sophomores.
Location: Victoria, Texas, is located in South Texas about two hours from Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Corpus Christi, and a half-hour to the nearest beach.
Campus: The main campus is located in Victoria, Texas, but students also can take classes at teaching sites in Greater Houston.
Enrollment: Approximately 2,660 undergraduates and 1,675 graduates
Student Body: 93 percent Texas residents, 5 percent international students and 44 percent underrepresented students
Faculty: 208 with 67 percent holding terminal degrees in their field
Average Class Size: 23
Student to Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Library: UHV shares a library with Victoria College that offers more than 200,000 items in its collection. Electronic resources feature access to more than 100 research databases and 64,000 e-books.
Computer Resources: UHV has invested in a world-class Internet connection so that students can access the university’s resources at any time. State-of-the-art computer labs are located on campus and in the Jaguar Hall dorm. Technical support is provided at least 14 hours a day.
Scholarships: UHV is committed to providing quality education at an affordable price. International students are encouraged to apply for university scholarships.
Tuition and Fees: You can see how much your tuition and fees will cost at UHV by visiting www.uhv.edu/tuition_fees.aspx.