UHV offers a unique combination of affordability, excellence, safety, convenience and personal attention. A degree from UHV will give you the power to take your life to the next level. We offer classes to fit any schedule, with top-quality instruction at a price you can afford. A UHV degree will prepare you to establish a successful career or go on to pursue graduate and even post-graduate studies.

As part of the UH System, UHV offers face-to-face programs in Victoria and Katy, and online programs that students can take from anywhere. Each location is unique in its program offerings. For example, the Victoria campus is the only location where freshmen can take classes.


Freshmen students experience a quality education at an affordable price at the Victoria campus. You can become involved in unique programs, affordable international travel opportunities, and student jobs that also provide an educational experience.

If you have any questions or need help navigating your way through the application, admissions and financial aid processes, contact Admissions & Student Recruitment at (361)570-4110, toll free at (877)970-4848, ext. 4110, or by email.

Transfer Students

UHV has provided opportunities for transfer students to continue their education for more than 40 years. You can get your degree online or face to face at our Victoria or Katy locations. UHV maintains agreements with community colleges across the region so you can seamlessly transfer and take your associate degree to a bachelor’s degree and beyond.

Find out how many of your credits will transfer using our credit estimator.

Graduate Students

UHV offers graduate students the opportunity to continue your education and earn a master’s degree either online or face to face at our Victoria or Katy locations. Graduate studies include popular degrees in publishing, economic development and entrepreneurship, adult and higher education, and computer information systems. With an advanced degree, you can change your future.

International Students

International students have an opportunity to learn more about Texas and the U.S. all while taking classes at our Victoria or Katy locations. UHV is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. For more information, contact the International Programs Office at (361)570-4106; toll free at (877)970-4848, ext. 4106, or by email at international@uhv.edu.