University of Houston-Victoria

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,896
1.79% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$10,063
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
10.2%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
55.5%
5,500 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
4,506
46.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
19.5%
50 Graduates

About

University of Houston-Victoria is a higher education institution located in Victoria County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Houston-Victoria were Other Multidisciplinary Studies (144 degrees awarded), General Business (98 degrees), and General Psychology (96 degrees).

In 2019, 986 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Houston-Victoria. 66% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (358 degrees), 1.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (326 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Houston-Victoria is $4,896, which is $−17,130 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Houston-Victoria is $4,896, which is $−17,130 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,063.

In 2019, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,896
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Houston-Victoria was $4,896. The cost of tuition at University of Houston-Victoria is $−17,130 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$10,063
2019 Value
3.78%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Houston-Victoria had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,063. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Houston-Victoria grew by 3.78%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,378
Room and Board
$1,158
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Houston-Victoria was of $8,378 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,158. The cost of room and board increased by 3.88% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 3.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
48%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at University of Houston-Victoria received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.33% with respect to 2018, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10.2%
2017 Default Rate
116
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Houston-Victoria was 10.2%, which represents 116 out of the 1134 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Houston-Victoria received 5,500 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 0.56% annual decline. Out of those 5,500 applicants, 3,054 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.5% acceptance rate.

There were 4,506 students enrolled at University of Houston-Victoria in 2019, and 42% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Houston-Victoria has an overall enrollment yield of 11.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
3,054
Accepted Out of 5,500

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Houston-Victoria was 55.5% (3,054 admissions from 5,500 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 53.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −0.56%, while admissions grew by 2.38%.

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SAT Scores

42%
Submission Percentage
150
Scores Submitted

42% of enrolled first-time students at University of Houston-Victoria in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Houston-Victoria has a total enrollment of 4,506 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Houston-Victoria is 2,115 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,391. This means that 46.9% of students enrolled at University of Houston-Victoria are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Houston-Victoria, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37.8% Hispanic or Latino, 30.5% White, 17% Black or African American, 7.15% Asian, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.111% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Houston-Victoria in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (29%), followed by White Female (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (15.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (20.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (19.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (17.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Houston-Victoria, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,506 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Houston-Victoria is 2,115 and the part-time enrollment is 2,391. This means that 46.9% of students enrolled at University of Houston-Victoria are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Houston-Victoria was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), University of Houston-Victoria had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,704
  2. White
    1,373
  3. Black or African American
    766

The enrolled student population at University of Houston-Victoria is 37.8% Hispanic or Latino, 30.5% White, 17% Black or African American, 7.15% Asian, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.155% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.111% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 43 students (0.954%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 316 more women than men received degrees from University of Houston-Victoria. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Houston-Victoria is white (358 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (326 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Houston-Victoria is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (144 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (98 degrees) and General Psychology (96 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Houston-Victoria, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Interdisciplinary Studies (148 degrees awarded), Psychology (113 degrees), and Business (389 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,750,644 people), Accountants & auditors (1,032,998 people), Other managers (883,990 people), Secondary school teachers (629,512 people), and Financial managers (532,615 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Interdisciplinary Studies (148 degrees awarded), Psychology (113 degrees), Business (389 degrees), English (25 degrees), and Education (111 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Interdisciplinary Studies (148 degrees awarded), Psychology (113 degrees), Business (389 degrees), English (25 degrees), and Education (111 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Elementary & secondary schools (3,578,131 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (807,647 people), Computer Systems Design (594,547 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (589,731 people), and Banking & related activities (540,443 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Interdisciplinary Studies (148 degrees awarded), Psychology (113 degrees), Business (389 degrees), English (25 degrees), and Education (111 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Houston-Victoria.
Most Common
  1. 144 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 98 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 96 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Houston-Victoria was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 144 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

335
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
651
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 335 degrees were awarded to men at University of Houston-Victoria, which is 0.515 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (651).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 91 degrees were awarded to men at University of Houston-Victoria in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.948 times less than the 96 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 112 degrees were awarded to women at University of Houston-Victoria in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 3.11 times more than the 36 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
18%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 7% of students graduating from University of Houston-Victoria completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Houston-Victoria is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    358 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    326 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    136 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Houston-Victoria is white (358 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (326 degrees).

0.71% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    238 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    227 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    120 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Houston-Victoria is white female (238 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (227 degrees).

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Operations

University of Houston-Victoria has an endowment valued at nearly $16.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $528k (3.12%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, University of Houston-Victoria had a total salary expenditure of $66.4M. University of Houston-Victoria employs 43 Assistant professors, 40 Associate professors, and 29 Professors. Most academics at University of Houston-Victoria are Male Assistant professors (22), Male Associate professors(21), and Female Assistant professors (21).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Houston-Victoria are: Office and Administrative Support, with 150 employees, Management, with 30 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 27 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.9M
2019 Endowment
1.43%
decline from 2018

University of Houston-Victoria has an endowment valued at about $16.9M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Houston-Victoria declined 1.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.09M - Federal
  2. $2.53M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Houston-Victoria received $1.09M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.53M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$26.7M
2019 Salaries
1.74%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Houston-Victoria paid a median of $26.7M in salaries, which represents 40.2% of their overall expenditure ($66.4M) and a 1.74% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.4% decline from 2017 and a 5.06% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.3M
Instructional Salaries
132
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Houston-Victoria paid a total of $10.3M to 132 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
43 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
150 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Houston-Victoria were Assistant professor with 43 employees; Associate professor with 40 employees; and Associate professor with 29 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Houston-Victoria were Office and Administrative Support with 150 employees; Management with 30 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 27 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Houston-Victoria was Male Assistant professor with 22 employees, Male Associate professor with 21 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 21 employees.

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