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University of Houston-Downtown is a Public school located in Houston, TX. University of Houston-Downtown has a total enrollment of 14,262 with a graduation rate of 13% and a student/faculty ratio of 20:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The University of Houston-Downtown SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend University of Houston-Downtown.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$7,409
Avg. price for students living on campusn/a
Avg. price for students living off campus$22,826


Total applicants3,460
Total admissions2,686
Admission rate78%
Application fee$35
Average staff salary$69,435

25th percentile score

SAT math420
SAT reading390
SAT writing
ACT composite16

75th percentile score

SAT math510
SAT reading480
SAT writing
ACT composite20

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Good school. The school is affordable compared to other universities. There have been improvements in the school. Professors should give students more resources that can help them with class material.
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