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University of Houston - Victoria
UHV Students

Why UHV?

You can find your future at UHV. We have a 40-year tradition of excellence offering high-quality education to students at an affordable price. At UHV, you’ll discover:


  • Save up to $14,300 on your bachelor’s degree compared with other major state universities.*
  • Take advantage of numerous financial aid opportunities, including the UHV Guarantee.**
  • Student job opportunities on and off campus.

Safety and Convenience

  • Only two hours away from Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Corpus Christi.
  • Safe, university town of 64,000.
  • Close enough to reach family and friends on holidays and special occasions.

Quality Academic Programs

  • Dn3 option that allows you to complete a bachelor's degree in just three years with an option to freeze your tuition and fees at the rate charged at the time of entry to the program.
  • Opportunities for you to study abroad.
  • More than 60 degree programs and concentrations in Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development and Nursing.


  • Exceptional faculty who deliver quality education.
  • Outstanding career preparation.
  • Real-world job experience in chosen fields.

The Personal Touch

  • Small class sizes that let professors provide you with personal attention.
  • Personal guides who can walk you step-by-step through the application, admissions, financial aid and registration process, and help you succeed.
  • Staff members who treat you like a name and never a number.

*Savings are calculated on the cost of in-state tuition and fees for 15 semester credit hours over four years at UT-Austin, Texas A&M and Texas Tech. Tuition and fees are based on 2012 figures.

**The UHV Guarantee is not available to students from Victoria, Calhoun, DeWitt and Lavaca counties and portions of Gonzales, Jackson and Refugio counties.