Accreditation & Accolades

Many national organizations have recognized UHV’s reputation for academic excellence, while evaluators also have bestowed top rankings on several specific academic degree programs.


  • The UHV College of Business is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).

  • The University of Houston-Victoria is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and specialist degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of the University of Houston-Victoria may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website.

  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at UHV is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.


  • The UHV College of Business is ranked as one of the 62 "Best Business Schools (West)" by The Princeton Review (2023)

  • Ranked in the “2023 Top Public Universities in America” by

  • Ranked #2 among the 15 best deals for finance degrees online by (2023)

  • Ranked #22 among the “2023 Best Colleges for Business in Texas” by

  • Ranked in “Best Regional Universities West” by U.S. News & World Report (2023)

  • Ranked #35 among “The 183 Most Affordable AACSB Online MBA Programs” by (2022)

  • Ranked in “Top 50 Best College in Texas" by (2022)

  • Ranked in the “20 Most Affordable Colleges in Texas for Bachelor’s Degrees” by (2020)

  • Ranked #34 among the “50 Most Entrepreneurial Schools in America” by (2020)

  • Ranked in the “25 Best Affordable Online Organizational Leadership Degree Programs (Master’s) 2020” by

  • Designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education

  • UHV places among top universities in the Cyber FastTrack competition (2019)

  • UHV students win competitions at the Great Minds in STEM conference (2020)

  • Ranked #18 for "Colleges with the Best Professors in Texas" by (2023)

  • Ranked #4 in the "Standout Online RN to BSN Programs in Texas for 2023" rankings by

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