University of Houston-Victoria

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,742

3.63% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,305

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.78%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

48.8%

4,849 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,353

47.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

18.4%

25 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 (137 degrees awarded), General Psychology (87 degrees), and General Business (77 degrees).

In 2017, 938 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Houston-Victoria. 67.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (379 degrees), 1.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (248 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Houston-Victoria is $4,742, which is $-15,991 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Houston-Victoria is $4,742, which is $-15,991 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,305.

In 2017, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,742

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Houston-Victoria was $4,742. The cost of tuition at University of Houston-Victoria is $-15,991 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$11,305

2017 Value

2.82%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Houston-Victoria had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,305. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Houston-Victoria grew by 2.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,830

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Houston-Victoria was of $7,830 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

65%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

65% of undergraduate students at University of Houston-Victoria received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 65% 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.

6.78%

2016 Default Rate

73

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Houston-Victoria was 6.78%, which represents 73 out of the 1077 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Houston-Victoria received 4,849 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.05% annual growth. Out of those 4,849 applicants, 2,367 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 48.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,353 students enrolled at University of Houston-Victoria in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Houston-Victoria has an overall enrollment yield of 12.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

48.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,367

Accepted Out of 4,849

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Houston-Victoria was 48.8% (2,367 admissions from 4,849 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 48.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.05%, while admissions grew by 6.62%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at University of Houston-Victoria in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Houston-Victoria has a total enrollment of 4,353 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Houston-Victoria is 2,056 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,297. This means that 47.2% 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 35.2% Hispanic or Latino, 32.8% White, 17.5% Black or African American, 8.16% Asian, 2.55% Two or More Races, 0.115% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.115% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Houston-Victoria in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (29%), followed by White Female (18.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (15.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.1%), followed by Black or African American Female (18.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Houston-Victoria, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,353 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Houston-Victoria is 2,056 and the part-time enrollment is 2,297. This means that 47.2% of students enrolled at University of Houston-Victoria are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

56%

2017 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 56%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), 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

    1,532

  2. White

    1,426

  3. Black or African American

    763

The enrolled student population at University of Houston-Victoria is 35.2% Hispanic or Latino, 32.8% White, 17.5% Black or African American, 8.16% Asian, 2.55% Two or More Races, 0.115% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.115% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 28 students (0.643%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 336 more women than men received degrees from University of Houston-Victoria. The majority of degree recipients at University of Houston-Victoria are white (379 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (248 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Houston-Victoria is Other Multidisciplinary Studies (137 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (87 degrees) and General Business (77 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 (146 degrees awarded), Psychology (106 degrees), and Business (373 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Accountants & auditors (1,136,886 people), Other managers (805,487 people), Software developers (539,405 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (490,475 people), and Financial managers (459,748 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Interdisciplinary Studies (146 degrees awarded), Psychology (106 degrees), Business (373 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (74 degrees), and English (22 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Interdisciplinary Studies (146 degrees awarded), Psychology (106 degrees), Business (373 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (74 degrees), and English (22 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 (1,058,550 people), Computer Systems Design (951,588 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (658,741 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (600,953 people), and Banking & related activities (588,871 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Houston-Victoria are Interdisciplinary Studies (146 degrees awarded), Psychology (106 degrees), Business (373 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (74 degrees), and English (22 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. 137 degrees awarded

  2. 87 degrees awarded

  3. 77 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Houston-Victoria was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 137 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 301

  2. 637

In 2017, 301 degrees were awarded to men at University of Houston-Victoria, which is 0.473 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (637).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 95 degrees were awarded to men at University of Houston-Victoria in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.931 times less than the 102 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 112 degrees were awarded to women at University of Houston-Victoria in Other Multidisciplinary Studies, which is 3.29 times more than the 34 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Houston-Victoria is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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

    379 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    248 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    128 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Houston-Victoria is white (379 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (248 degrees).

0.746% 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

    252 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    179 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    127 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Houston-Victoria is white female (252 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (179 degrees).

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Operations

University of Houston-Victoria has an endowment valued at nearly $16.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.23M (7.46%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Houston-Victoria had a total salary expenditure of $59.1M. University of Houston-Victoria employs 47 Assistant professors, 41 Associate professors, and 26 Professors. Most academics at University of Houston-Victoria are Female Assistant professors (24), Male Assistant professors(23), and Male Associate professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Houston-Victoria are: Office and Administrative Support, with 155 employees, Service, with 30 employees, and Management with 29 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.5M

2017 Endowment

6.63%

growth from 2016

University of Houston-Victoria has an endowment valued at about $16.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Houston-Victoria grew 6.63% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.6M 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. $1.58M - Federal

  2. $2.01M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Houston-Victoria received $1.58M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.01M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$26.6M

2017 Salaries

5.06%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Houston-Victoria paid a median of $26.6M in salaries, which represents 45.1% of their overall expenditure ($59.1M) and a 5.06% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.57% decline from 2015 and a 3.86% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.86M

Instructional Salaries

133

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Houston-Victoria paid a total of $9.86M to 133 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

47 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

155 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Houston-Victoria were Assistant professor with 47 employees; Associate professor with 41 employees; and Associate professor with 26 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Houston-Victoria were Office and Administrative Support with 155 employees; Service with 30 employees; and Management with 29 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Houston-Victoria was Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, Male Assistant professor with 23 employees, and Male Associate professor with 22 employees.

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