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University of Houston-Downtown Northwest

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University of Houston-Downton Northwest

Overview 

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is a community of diverse faculty, staff, students, and regional partners dedicated to nurturing talent, generating knowledge, and driving socioeconomic mobility. The UHD Northwest campus is located inside Lone Star College -University Park providing a convenient transfer option for Lone Star College students who live or work in the northwest area.

UHD has a close collaboration with Lone Star College (LSC), offering a 2+2 years =bachelor's degree pathway for students.

Here is how it works:

  • Step 1: Associate degree completion: Students can complete their associate degree within 2 years at Lone Star College.
     
  • Step 2: Seamless transfer: Afterward, students can seamlessly transfer to UHD to complete their final 2 years, earning a bachelorís degree. You can either study in-person at the UHD Northwest campus - based at Lone Star College-University Park, online or hybrid.
     
  • Step 3: Advanced degrees: Beyond the bachelorís level, students can pursue masterís at UHD.

For more details, you can visit the UHD transfer page.

Learn More

For questions and more information, complete the form below or call 713.237.5400.

Programs offered

The UHD Northwest campus is located inside Lone Star College - University Park providing a convenient transfer option for Lone Star College students who live or work in the northwest area. The campus provides a wide range of in-person, online and hybrid degree programs for various levels:

Undergraduate

  • Accounting (in-person or online)
  • Applied Administration (in-person or online)
  • Communication Studies
  • Core Subjects EC-6 with Bilingual Supplemental
  • Core Subjects EC-6 with ESL Supplemental 
  • Criminal Justice (in-person or online)
  • Finance (in-person or online)
  • General Business (in-person or online)
  • Health and Behavioral Science
  • Human Resource Management (online)
  • Humanities (online)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (in-person or online)
  • International Business (online)
  • Management (in-person or online)
  • Management Information Systems (in-person or online)
  • Marketing (in-person or online)
  • Political Science
  • Psychology (in-person or online)
  • Risk Management and Insurance (online)
  • Supply Chain Management (in-person or online)
  • Technical Communications (in-person or online)

Masters 

  • Non-Profit Management (in-person or online)
  • Strategic Communication (online)
  • Criminal Justice (in-person or online)
  • Educational Leadership
  • Security Management (online)

How do I apply?

To apply please visit applications at UHD.

Why choose us?

Here are some of the great benefits to studying a partnership program with Lone Star College (LSC) and University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Northwest:

  • Seamless transfer: UHD Northwest are based at LSC Ė University Park facilitating a seamless transfer and easy access to advice throughout your studies.
     
  • Convenient location: Save time and money with an accessible location and free parking for all students.
     
  • Academic Advising Services: LSC students and employees admitted to UHD can access both academic advising services.
     
  • Career Center: Benefit from the in-person and online careers services, including access to a careers coach, resume advice, employer events and mock interviews.
     
  • Student Counseling Services: Access student counseling in-person or by phone.
     
  • Scholarships: There are numerous UHD scholarship opportunities available.
     
  • Flexible learning: UHD offers flexible study options, including in-person, online, hybrid, daytime, weekend and evening classes.
     
  • Student ID and Computer/Libraries: For both institutions jointly admitted LSC students will receive a student ID, computer/internet account and access to computer labs and libraries.

How much will my tuition cost?

1. Lone Star College tuition (LSC):

  • Completing your first two years at LSC saves you thousands of dollars.
     
  • Tuition rates: LSC tuition rates vary based on residency. You can find detailed estimates using the LSC Tuition and Fees chart.
     
  • Average LSC tuition: For full-time undergraduate studentsí resident in Texas = $1,236 per semester for 12 credit hours, (2023-2024).

2. LSC Financial Aid

Financial aid plays a crucial role in helping students and their families cover college costs. At LSC, students can access various types of financial aid, including grants, loans, work-study, and scholarships. These awards are tailored to individual needs and circumstances:

3. University of Houston-Downtown Northwest (UHD) tuition:

  • Tuition changes: As students transfer from LSC to UHD tuition rates will change based on residency and the chosen program.
     
  • Average UHD tuition: For full-time undergraduate studentsí resident in Texas = $2,949 per semester for 12 credit hours, (2023-2024).
     
  • For further information: UHD Tuition and Fees.

4. UHD Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students who choose to study with UHD Northwest and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award:

 

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