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Ana Laura Pineda
Director of International Programs

Primary Designated School Official | Alternate Responsible Officer

(361) 570-4106 | .

Designated School Officials

Becky Townsend


International Student Specialist

Welcome future Jaguar!

From the international programs

The University of Houston-Victoria in Victoria, Texas, offers a unique combination of excellent, affordable, and personalized academic and leadership opportunities to empower students become successful 21st-century citizens in an increasingly complex world. We offer accredited and nationally ranked programs at an affordable price with automatic scholarship opportunities for international students. UHV makes sure that its graduates are given the tools they need to make their mark in society and the world.

Why Choose UHV?

At the University of Houston-Victoria, the International Programs functions as a catalyst for internationalization and a hub for all things international for our International Students and Scholars as well as our domestic students seeking to expand their horizons. 

International Virtual Sessions

International Virtual Session Dates:

June 21-General Session 3-4 PM Central Time Join

July 3-General Session 9-10 AM Central Time Join

July 17-General Session 3-4 PM Central Time Join 

July 31- General Session 9-10 AM Central Time Join

We are so excited to give you more information about UHV!



College can be affordable

You already may have heard that UHV is one of the most affordable public universities in Texas, but did you know that UHV also was named a Washington Monthly 2018 Best Bang for the Buck Southern College? And to help you manage the cost of your degree, UHV will assist you in getting the most financial aid possible, whether that is through scholarships, grants, loans and work-study programs.

International Scholarships

A great place to learn and grow.

Experience Victoria

Earn your degree while you enjoy living on a growing university campus. Victoria, Texas, is located 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico. Victoria is known as the "Golden Crescent" and the "Crossroads" because of its location within a two-hour drive of Corpus Christi, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. Victoria is a great destination with warm summers and mild winters. Explore the city's rich history, arts and festival scene, nature, water recreation activities and more.
Enjoy all the fun Victoria has to offer.


Chat and Meet With Us

Schedule an Appointment

You may meet with us via phone, face-to-face, or virtually through TEAMS meeting please schedule your appointment.

Your home away from home

Welcome to Jaguar Village

Make lifelong friends, form cherished memories and enjoy a supportive university environment in the new Smith Hall or at Jaguar Village, home to two of UHV's residence halls. Jaguar Hall and Jaguar Suites are just a short walk or UHV shuttle ride away from campus and are fully furnished with free cable and internet access.

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Jaguar Village also features computer centers, study lounges, social recreation lounges, pools and laundry facilities. Your favorite meals are served in Jaguar Hall Dining.

Housing and Dining

Recognition and Excellence

A quality higher education

When you attend UHV, you join a nationally recognized, accredited university that is part of the UH System. The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which accredits less than 5 percent of business schools worldwide. UHV also has been designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Check out our degree programs.

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Students can study abroad or take part in short-term and exchange programs in more than 10 countries in East Asia and Europe through partner programs for zero or low tuition costs. International students will meet people from around the world and gain valuable knowledge and skills. Short-term programs prepare students both academically and socially for the future and are open to high school and college students from all countries. Summer programs range from one week to two months. UHV faculty and staff provide personal attention to help students prepare for a successful college experience.



Becoming a Jaguar

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

Graduate Students

Graduate Admissions Requirements

Online Only Majors

Programs completely online for students who are not able to attend face-to-face programs in the U.S.