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Real Life, Real Experiences, Real Connections

At the University of Houston, you’ll find a college experience that will transform your future to what you envision. Our nationally-ranked programs drive students to discover the multitude of academic resources that are available on-campus and online while our student-run organizations and athletics have something for everyone and connect students in authentic Coog culture. Volunteerism and community service are also a big part of UH’s commitment to engage students directly with local centers and nonprofits. We are Houston’s University.

Whether it’s our Tier One ranking, the breadth of courses offered or the opportunity to be a part of our diverse campus community, students find UH as their best choice for a well-rounded and successful education.

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Find out more about the University of Houston and all it has to offer.

  • About UH

    About UH

    Established in 1927, UH is the only public Tier One research university in Houston.

  • Majors & Minors

    Majors & Minors

    We offer over 300 degree programs for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students.

  • Students at the student center

    Campus Life

    Come to campus for class, stay on campus for the experiences.

  • Viewbook cover

    Download Our Viewbook

    Easy to view, important facts for incoming students at your fingertips.

Connect

Your life is one destination after another, each a new beginning. At UH students can develop their interests and apply them to real life situations with community partnerships our university has shaped over the years. At the University of Houston, your ambition can take you anywhere.

Discover UH history, culture and traditions on your mobile device as you walk through campus by viewing photos and listening to the audio at each stop. Download the adventure at uh.edu/uhtours.

Apply

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: applytexas.org

    Go to applytexas.org or commonapp.org and fill out 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: my.uh.edu

    Check your application status at myUH

  • 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 Student Conferences

    New Student Conferences

    Conferences for all new UH undergraduate students. Completion is required prior to advising and course registration.

  • Register for Housing

    Register for Housing

    Want to live on campus? Find more information on how to apply for housing.

  • UHin4

    UHin4

    UHin4 is a program that helps students follow a comprehensive plan to graduate on-time in 4 years. 

  • Student Resources

    Student Resources

    Already a Coog? Find more resources for current students.

Paying for School

To apply for federal financial aid, file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.gov (school code: 003652). Our helpful and knowledgeable financial aid staff can help you pursue grants, work-study and on-campus jobs, and loans (student and parent).

Eligible incoming students receive over $12 million in scholarship funds.

Contact Us

In Person
Welcome Center Room 120
Mail
University of Houston
Office of Admissions
Welcome Center
4434 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204-2023
Request Information
Online Form
E-mail
admissions@uh.edu
Phone
713-743-1010, option 4
Admissions
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