University of Houston-Victoria

Victoria, TX 77901
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students4,353
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
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
CCNE
10/03/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2009 - Current

Admission

49%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
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.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$282/credit
In State Students$282/credit
Out of State Students$697/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$417/credit
In State Students$417/credit
Out of State Students$832/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $12,690 $12,690 $31,365
ADN 70 $19,740 $19,740 $48,790
BSN 125 $35,250 $35,250 $87,125
FNP 50 $20,850 $20,850 $41,600
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

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
Pell Grant 65% $4,783
Other Federal Grant 1% $875
State Grant & Scholarships 52% $4,912
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 84% $2,022
Federal Student Loans 62% $5,110
Private Loans 1% $8,000

$11,305

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
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
Over $110,000$17,408

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Student Population

3,273

Undergrads

1,080

Graduates

2,827

Women

1,526

Men

47%

Full-time

53%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
35%
White
33%
Black/African American
18%
Asian
8%
Non-resident alien
3%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.

University of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson
Victoria, TX 77901
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