FOUNDED IN 1973
Since our establishment we have grown into a vibrant institution with a reputation for academic excellence and a dedication to student success.
The University of Houston-Victoria offers more than 80 academic programs in the liberal arts and social sciences; business; education and health professions; and natural and applied science. UHV provides accredited face-to-face and online programs to students in the Gulf Coast region and beyond. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality higher education taught by talented faculty at a great value.
25,661 Degrees Conferred
MORE THAN 80 ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
15:1 Student/Faculty Ratio
$43.2M Financial Aid Awarded Annually
4,062 Students Enrolled at UHV
(FALL 2022 )
$8,767 Annual Tuition & Fees
(2022-2023 in-state undergraduate, 15 hours/semester)
A regional hub 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico, Victoria is a town of 65,000 located about two hours from Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Corpus Christi. UHV also offers classes at an instructional site in the Houston suburb of Katy. Students have choices in how they attend UHV:
- UHV – 3007 N. Ben Wilson St., Victoria
- UHV Katy – 22400 Grand Circle Blvd., Katy
UHV has been recognized by many national organizations that evaluate universities, including The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Several specific academic degree programs also have drawn top rankings.
UHV offers some of the lowest tuition and fees in Texas, in addition to numerous scholarships and financial aid opportunities. More than $43 million in financial aid is awarded to students annually.
UHV fields teams in baseball, softball, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s golf. The Jaguars are part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and the baseball, softball and soccer teams compete in the Red River Athletic Conference. The golf teams compete in the Association of Independent Institutions Conference.
Computers & Connectivity
UHV has 25 computer labs. In addition, computers are available for use in all residence halls and University Center, University Commons, University North, University North West and University South. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout campus, including the residence halls.
UHV has 4,062 students (2,829 undergraduates and 1,233 graduates) from 37 states and 200 countries. The student body is 66 percent female and 34 percent male.
The U.S. Department of Education has designated UHV as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Hispanics make up 40 percent of undergraduate enrollment.
UHV welcomes students transferring from numerous accredited community colleges and universities, including Victoria College, Alvin Community College, Blinn College, Coastal Bend College, Houston Community College, Lone Star College and Wharton County Junior College.
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