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How Will You Influence the World?

At the University of Houston, you’ll find degree programs that will pave the way to the future you envision—whether you want to build the physical foundations of the future as an engineer or architect, shape young minds as an educator, or study how far humanity has already come as an anthropologist. These are just a few of the areas of study available at UH, taught by world-renowned faculty members.

Undergraduate Admissions

As one of the most diverse universities in the nation, UH students are talented individuals from around the world who have a common commitment to succeed. If you do not fall into any of the student categories below, please visit the additional admission types page for a list of categories.

Graduate Admissions

UH is home to 180-plus master's and doctoral programs and is ranked in the top 20 research institutions in the U.S. with the most international students.

  • Programs and Degrees

    We offer over 180 graduate degrees from 13 colleges and schools.

  • International Applicants

    We are proud of our diversity and our graduate programs receive applicants from around the world.

  • Tuition and Fees

    Creating afforadable programs that are top ranked in the nation providing the best return on your investment.

  • Financial Aid

    View your options for financial aid — scholarships, grants, fellowships, grants and more.


Ready to make it happen? Here’s everything you need to know about applying as an undergraduate, graduate student, or international student. You’ll also find information about UH’s generous financial aid programs. We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Houston!

  • step 1: apply online

    Go to or and fill out an application

  • step 2: application and fees

    Submit application and fee for admission*

  • step 3: transcripts and scores

    Send us your transcripts and test scores

  • step 4: AccessUH

    Check your application status at AccessUH

  • step 5: admit packet

    Once accepted, you will receive an admit packet

  • step 6: student orientation

    Register for new student orientation/conference

*The University of Houston has some majors that have additional admission criteria. View Freshman, Transfer and International special major requirements.

New Coogs

Have you been admitted as a student to the University of Houston? Congratulations! Your adventure begins at UH.

new students touring campus

We are dedicated to helping students connect on campus, create real connections and have real experiences that develop their skills to be successful in the real world.