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About University of Houston-Victoria

University of Houston-Victoria is a public, state school in an small town setting in Victoria, Texas. University of Houston-Victoria was founded in 1973 and now enrolls around 4,407 students a year, including 3,012 undergrads.

University of Houston-Victoria offers housing for up to 627 students.

As of 2019, the total market value of University of Houston-Victoria's endowment was $7.454 million The institution spends around $3,883 for each full-time student enrolled. University of Houston-Victoria employs one full-time professor for every 18 undergrads enrolled.

2021 University of Houston-Victoria Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 56%

University of Houston-Victoria Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at University of Houston-Victoria

University of Houston-Victoria does not offer early decision or early action.

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2019 Acceptance Rate for University of Houston-Victoria

It is slightly difficult to get into University of Houston-Victoria. The acceptance rate at University of Houston-Victoria is 56%. Last year, 3,950 students applied to University of Houston-Victoria and 2,197 were admitted.

University of Houston-Victoria Waitlist 2021

University of Houston-Victoria reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into University of Houston-Victoria?

University of Houston-Victoria is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to University of Houston-Victoria, applicants must submit the following items.

University of Houston-Victoria Application Requirements

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Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
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GPA and Test Scores for University of Houston-Victoria

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to University of Houston-Victoria.

Does University of Houston-Victoria Require the ACT or SAT?

University of Houston-Victoria does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 64% submitted the SAT. 30% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at University of Houston-Victoria

Yes! University of Houston-Victoria provides on-campus housing for up to 627 students.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of Houston-Victoria.

Financial Aid at University of Houston-Victoria

University of Houston-Victoria meets 69% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,217 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can.. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is University of Houston-Victoria a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Houston-Victoria

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Houston-Victoria, around 55% return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for University of Houston-Victoria Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $6,382 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Houston-Victoria sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of Houston-Victoria a good school for you?

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Where is University of Houston-Victoria?

University of Houston-Victoria is located in the small town setting of Victoria, Texas.

If you want to see University of Houston-Victoria for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 59 to Victoria, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Victoria International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Houston-Victoria and Victoria are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3007 North Ben Wilson Street Victoria, TX 77901-4450

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Houston-Victoria Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Houston-Victoria is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Houston-Victoria is Continuous processing.

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University of Houston-Victoria ACT Scores


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University of Houston-Victoria Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at University of Houston-Victoria is like? There are approximately 4,407 students enrolled at University of Houston-Victoria, including 3,012 undergraduate students and 1,395 graduate students. 51% percent of students attend school full-time.


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