University of Houston-Victoria

Victoria, TX 77901

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 LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN, RN to MSN
  3. RN to BSN
  4. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 8
Nursing Administration Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nursing Education Master's degree 0

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from University of Houston-Victoria

Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
78.79 miles away
Texas State University
93.86 miles away
Brazosport College
96.15 miles away
American Medical Institute
102.96 miles away
Prairie View A & M University
106.31 miles away
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
107.41 miles away
Fortis College - Houston Campus
109.21 miles away
The University of Texas at Austin
111.32 miles away
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
112.88 miles away
Academy of Health Care Professions
113.41 miles away


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



Acceptance Rate
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

Cost (Net Price)


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,280
30k to 48k$8,718
48k to 75k$11,413
75k to 110k$16,654
Over 110k$18,093
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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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

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