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UH Graduate School Application

Admissions requirements vary by program. Please consult with the program website to verify which information is required to complete the application.

The University of Houston Graduate School uses CollegeNET for the processing of graduate applications. Proceed to the link at the bottom of this page to create a CollegeNET account, submit an application, review a submitted application, and access post-submission functionality. The following will be needed to complete the online application:

Application fee varies by program. Refer to the program's website for information.

Scanned copies of official transcripts can be uploaded as PDF files and may be used by programs to make admission decisions. Please follow these instructions to properly scan and upload your transcript.  If admitted, however, you will not be able to enroll without the official transcript(s) showing undergraduate degree conferral on file.

(If you have attended an institution outside of the United States, please see the Graduate School's International Applicants Transcript Information for country-specific requirements.)

Official transcript(s) should be sent to:

Regular Mail: Express Mail: Electronic or "Speede" Transcript:
University of Houston
Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 3947
Houston, TX 77253-3947
University of Houston
Graduate Admissions
4302 University Dr, Rm 102
Houston, TX 77204-2012
Within the state of Texas, the fastest way to send your transcript is electronically. Please inquire at your previous institution about this option. Electronic transcripts can be delivered via email to

Test Scores (GRE, GMAT, etc.) should be sent by the testing agency. Refer to the program's website for test score requirements. International applicants have to satisfy English proficiency requirements via satisfactory scores on the TOEFL or IELTS standardized exams. Use school code 6870 for reporting GRE and/or TOEFL scores.

Letters of Recommendation are gathered electronically. You will be asked to provide e-mail addresses of your references. Refer to the program's website for the required number of letters.

Personal Statement requirements vary by program. Refer to the program's website for instructions.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae requirements vary by program. Refer to the program's website for instructions.

Additional/Supplemental Materials may include a writing sample, a portfolio, a self-study, etc. Refer to the program's website for instructions.

International applicants are strongly encouraged to upload the following documents, which will be required to obtain a student visa if admitted:

  • A scanned copy of passport page(s) showing full name, date of birth, passport number and expiration date, photo of the passport holder
  • Letter of Financial Backing