The University of Houston provides school counselors with admissions resources to help students learn more about educational opportunities available here. We are committed to providing future students the best answers to questions about our community. We understand that students, parents, counselors, and teachers need to be well informed in order to make decisions about higher education.
Established in 1927, the University of Houston empowers students in their pursuit of learning, discovery, leadership and engagement. Located in a sprawling metropolis, our premier Tier One campus is home to award-winning faculty, innovative research centers, alumni who have become international leaders and one of the most diverse student populations in the nation.
- 47,000 + Students
- 250 + Undergraduate Majors and Minors
- 37 Research Centers
- 16 Academic Colleges
- 23:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
UH Class of 2025 At a Glance
47,000 students enrolled
freshman applications received
24% increase in international students
1215 -> 1240 average SAT score increase
$232 million dollars
in financial aid distributed every year
39th in the nation in the social mobility index
6-year graduation rate
46.3% first-generation students
17 programs in or around Top 50, according to U.S. News and World Report
Sending Supporting Information
To expedite admission decisions, the University of Houston requires U.S. freshmen applicants to self-report high school grades as part of the admissions application process. Applicants must report grades from all English, math, science, and social studies courses.
Have ACT or SAT score(s) sent to us directly from the testing agency. Our code for ACT is 4236; SAT is 6870. If your student is applying test-optional, they will not have to submit test scores.
Newly admitted students and Freshman and Transfer applicants can use this form to request a change of major.
Meet Your Admissions Representative
Admissions representatives are experts when it comes to applying to the University of Houston. If you'd like to talk to an admissions representative for admissions support, you can schedule a virtual admissions advising appointment, or contact us by phone at (713)-743-1010, option 4 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that admissions representatives do not provide support with course selection or registration.
Applicants can log into AccessUH with their myUH ID to access their self-service portal, check their application status, and view their To-Do list items.
Log into AccessUH.
Did you earn college credit in high school? See what exams and courses qualify for credit.Learn more.
The Honors College application has specific requirements students have to meet before they are accepted into one of the programs.Find out more.
A full list of the courses available at the University of Houston with descriptions.Check it out.
Transferring college credits can be confusing. Meet our Transfer Credit Estimator, a new tool designed to help you and your students estimate how many course credits may transfer to their chosen degree program at the University of Houston.
Cost & Aid
Everything you need to know about the cost of attending the University of Houston.Find out more.
The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid can answer all your questions on how to help your student get financial assistance.Find out more.
To be considered for federal financial aid, student must file the FAFSA by April 1. The University’s FAFSA code is 003652.Find out more.
Beginning September 1, 2021, the University of Houston has emergency grant funding available to assist students whose households have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.Request an application.