Jul 03, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

How to Apply


Undergraduate Admissions  > General Information > How to Apply

For Freshman Students

Applicants have the option to apply for admission with or without a test score for the following academic terms: spring 2022, summer 2022, fall 2022. Applicants are not disadvantaged by applying without a test score.

  1. Apply online. Complete the University of Houston application for admission using either the Apply Texas Application or The Common Application. Submit just one application.
    On your application, you will select whether you want your application to be reviewed with a test score or without a test score. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to change your admissions review selection.
  2. Pay your application fee. If you haven’t already done so, pay the non-refundable $75 application fee ($90 for international students) with a credit card, debit card, or check. Visit your my.uh.edu self-service account to pay.
  3. Submit documents. The documents we’ll need depends on whether you applied with a test score or without a test score.
    • ADMISSIONS WITH TEST SCORES - If you applied for admissions with a test score, send your ACT or SAT score(s) to us directly from the testing agency. Our code for the SAT is 6870, and ACT is 4236.
    • ADMISSIONS WITHOUT TEST SCORES - If you applied for admissions without a test score, and you’re selected for holistic review, submit your resume and personal statement in your my.uh.edu self-service account.
  4. Submit your academic records or transcripts. Choose one of the following options.
    • TREx - Ask your school administrator to send your transcript data electronically through an EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) system, e.g. TREx (for Texas institutions).
    • Self-report your transcript information. Visit your task list in your my.uh.edu self-service portal to self-report your transcript information. You’ll only report your math, science, English, and social studies classes.

      View our self-reporting guide or watch our video tutorial for step-by-step instructions.

      Official transcripts must either state “official,” have your institutions seal, a signature by a school official, or an official watermark. It’s up to the discretion of the Office of Admissions to determine the validity of the transcript, and the office reserves the right to request additional or different copies if needed.
  5. Application Status. Check your application status in your myUH account at accessuh.uh.edu.

For Transfer Students

You will apply as a transfer if you have graduated high school and earned, or will earn, 15 or more credit hours.

  1. Apply Online. Complete the University of Houston application for admission using either the Apply Texas Application or The Common Application. Submit just one application.
  2. Pay your application fee. If you haven’t already done so, pay the non-refundable $75 application fee ($90 for international students) with a credit card, debit card, or check. Visit your my.uh.edu self-service account to pay.
  3. Submit your academic records or transcripts. Choose one of the following options.
    • EDI - Request an official transcript to be sent through an EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) system, e.g. Speede (FICE code: 003662) or Parchment.

      Official transcripts must either state “official,” have your institutions seal, a signature by a school official, or an official watermark. It’s up to the discretion of the Office of Admissions to determine the validity of the transcript, and the office reserves the right to request additional or different copies if needed.