University Of Houston Victoria

University Of Houston Victoria

The University of Houston Victoria, also known as UHV, is a public university located in Victoria, Texas, United States. It was established in the year 1973. The institution was initially known as the University of Houston Victoria Center and operated under that name until 1983. The main campus spreads across an area of 20 acres. UHV also shares some facilities with Victoria College. Both undergraduate and master degrees are offered at the university. UVH is organized in the following academic divisions:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Education and Human Development
  • School of Nursing

University of Houston-Victoria competes in the NAIA's Region VI. Their sports teams are known as the UHV Jaguars, and they participate in sports such aas baseball and softball.

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University of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson
Victoria , TX 77901
General Phone: (877) 970-4848

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University of Houston-Victoria Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts213English, interdisciplinary studies, history
Business and Management165business, business management, accounting, marketing
Education and Teaching144curriculum and instruction, educational administration, special ed, school counseling
Nursing and Emergency Medicine51registered nursing
Therapy and Counseling45psychology, counseling psychology
Computer Science and Engineering29computer and info science, information science
Security and Law Enforcement16criminal justice and safety
Media14communication studies

Number of programs and degrees for University of Houston-Victoria in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree40515
Master's degree3029

University of Houston-Victoria Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Houston-Victoria had a total enrollment of 2,784 students (1,992 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 49%
Graduate 51%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 53%
Black 16%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 8%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 6%
22-24 15%
25-29 23%
30-34 18%
35-39 16%
40-49 15%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

University of Houston-Victoria Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Victoria, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Houston-Victoria Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

University of Houston-Victoria Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
University of Houston-Victoria participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1323100)

University of Houston-Victoria Faculty

University of Houston-Victoria has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*1*
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$124,2831*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$88,0484$83,396
Associate professoracademic year15$76,99211$69,564
Assistant professoracademic year17$67,23918$61,979
Instructoracademic year2*1*
No academic rankacademic year0*3$53,047
All faculty totalacademic year47$74,96937$65,115

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Houston-Victoria Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Baseball Red River Athletic Conference

University of Houston-Victoria Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Special Education and Teaching, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets University of Houston-Victoria Apart:

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