University of Houston-Victoria
Victoria, TX 77901


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,384
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 660 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Houston-Victoria is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,616 applications and only 2,220 students were granted admission. University of Houston-Victoria is at the #46 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
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Tuition & Fees

University of Houston-Victoria charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $17,961 and in-state students paid $5,721.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of University of Houston-Victoria's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 66% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,899 (which is 10.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Houston-Victoria in 2016-2017, was 195, which is 68% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,012 (which is 5.5% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Houston-Victoria has enrolled a total of 4,384 students (1,963 students full-time and 2,421 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,384 students, 478 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 34% men and 66% women and 3,248 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,136 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 280 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 33%

Hispanic: 31%

Black/African American: 16%

Asian: 8%

Two or more races: 7%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Houston-Victoria.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 37% 1,126 204
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 10% 304 10
Psychology 7% 213 19
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 6% 186 26
Education 5% 162 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 82
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 74 14
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 60 0
English Language And Literature/letters 1% 26
History 1% 20 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Houston-Victoria full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Houston-Victoria graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,700. Last year, out of the total 3,721 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,349 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,514 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,127 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $37,700 $42,800
Employment Rate 90% 89%
Total Graduates 3,721 3,514

Campus Location

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