Admissions Information

The application fee is $75 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at University of Houston. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationwww.uh.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_logon_msg=Y
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 64.98% and the yield is 34.42%. 11,698 men and 13,695 women applied to University of Houston and 7,825 men and 8,675 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,788 men and 2,892 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants25,39311,69813,695
Admitted16,5007,8258,675
Enrolled5,6802,7882,892
Acceptance Rate 64.98%66.89%63.34%
Yield 34.42%35.63%33.34%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 5,008 students (88% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,030 students (36%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 650 and the 25th percentile is 570. The SAT Math score is 660 (75th) and 570 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 27 (75th percentile) and 22 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing570650
SAT Math570660
ACT Composite2227
ACT Math2127
ACT English2127
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Houston are relatively low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of Houston.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRequired
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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