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Undergraduate Admissions

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Incoming Freshman

1) Apply Online

Go to ApplyTexas.org or CommonApp.org to apply. This is where you’ll indicate whether you want to be reviewed with a test score or without a test score.

2) Pay Application Fees

Pay the $75 application fee (It’s $90 for international students). You may qualify for an application fee waiver, which you can submit in your my.uh.edu self-service portal.

3) Submit Transcripts

Ask your school administrator to send your official transcript data electronically through an EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) system.

OR

Self-report transcript information in your my.uh.edu self-service portal. You’ll see an option for it on your applicant to-do list.

4) Submit Documents

ADMISSIONS WITH TEST SCORES

Have your ACT or SAT score(s) sent directly from the testing agency to us.

ADMISSIONS WITHOUT TEST SCORES

If you're selected for individual review, submit your resume and essay in your my.uh.edu self-service portal.

5) Check Your Status

Check your application status in your my.uh.edu self-service portal.

6) Become an #OfficialCoog

Applicants who are admitted will receive an admit packet in the mail. Celebrate on social with #OfficialCoog! Then, register for Freshman Orientation in your my.uh.edu self-service portal.

For more information, visit the Incoming Freshmen page.

Transfer Students

1) Visit the Transfer Advising Program

Visit the Transfer Advising Program to learn more about the process of transferring and joining the BA/BS Public Policy program.

2) Apply Online

Go to applytexas.org or commonapp.org to apply.

3) Pay Application Fees

Pay the $75 application fee. (It’s $90 for international students.) Payment can be made in your myUH self-service portal or before submitting the admissions application.

4) Submit Transcripts

Submit official college transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. Ask your college or university registrar to send your transcript data electronically through an EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) system, e.g. Speede.

5) Check Your Status

Check your application status in your my.uh.edu self-service portal.

6) Become an #OfficialCoog

Register for Transfer Orientation in your my.uh.edu self-service portal.

For more information, visit the Transfer Students page.