University of Houston-Victoria
The University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) is a component of the University of Houston System that also operates four other campuses. However, UHV is not a branch campus. It has its own accreditations and academic programs. It even has its own satellite campus in Katy, Texas. The main campus in Victoria covers 20 acres in the city of Victoria, which is 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. UHV was established in 1973 as the University of Houston Victoria Center. 100 students enrolled during the first school year. For the 2017 school year, over 4,000 students enrolled at UHV.
Several BSN programs are offered, including traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN. The university also offers MSN and RN to MSN programs. These options are all accredited by the CCNE. The RN to BSN program is an online program for registered nurses. This online program is nationally ranked and provides a convenient option for working registered nurses who are seeking a way to further their careers. The remaining programs require students to complete courses at the main University of Houston campus in Houston. However, students enrolled in the traditional BSN program may complete their prerequisite courses at the University of Houston-Victoria.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students4,353|
|Student to Faculty Ratio16:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
07/01/1978 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/03/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
10/03/2009 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$282/credit|
|In State Students||$282/credit|
|Out of State Students||$697/credit|
|In District Students||$417/credit|
|In State Students||$417/credit|
|Out of State Students||$832/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 96% of University of Houston-Victoria's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||1%||$875|
|State Grant & Scholarships||52%||$4,912|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||84%||$2,022|
|Federal Student Loans||62%||$5,110|
$11,305Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$9,001|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,544|
|$48,001 to $75,000$11,498|
|$75,001 to $110,000$16,322|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.