Assured Admissions Requirements

Please note that the application process is completed by the UH Admissions Department to determine if applicants are admissible under UH Admissions requirements as well as C. T. Bauer College of Business' Admissions requirements which are higher than UH general requirements.

Applicants must meet these requirements

Application Process to UH and Bauer College

We've Gone Test Optional

Applicants have the option to apply for admission with or without a test score for the following fall 2023 academic term. Applicants are not disadvantaged by applying without a test score.

1. Apply Online

Complete the University of Houston application for admission using either the ApplyTexas Application or The Common Application. Submit just one application.

On your application, you will select whether you want your application to be reviewed with a test score or without a test score. Be sure to complete the short admissions essay and tell us about your extracurricular activities.

2. Application Fees

Pay the nonrefundable $75 application fee ($90 for international students) with a credit card or debit card. Payment can be made in your myUH self-service portal or before submitting the admissions application.

First-time freshmen may qualify for an application fee waiver. Simply complete the National Association for College Admissions Counseling Fee Waiver Form and submit a PDF copy through your myUH account.

3. Submit Your Transcript

Pick one of the following options to submit your most recent high school transcript information:

  • Ask your school administrator to send your official transcript data electronically through an EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) system, e.g. TREx (for Texas institutions) or
  • Self-report your transcript information. Visit your task list in your self-service portal to self-report your transcript information. You'll only report your math, science, English, and social studies classes.

View our self-reporting guide or watch our video tutorial for step-by-step instructions.

4. Submit Test Scores

If you are applying for admissions with a test score, have your ACT or SAT score(s) sent directly from the testing agency to us. Our code for ACT is 4236; SAT is 6870.

If you are applying for admissions without a test score, skip this step.

If you'd like to apply to The Honors College, please select the appropriate checkbox on the ApplyTexas application and submit the supplementary materials.

International Application Options

If you are an international student and have never been enrolled in post-secondary study and have completed the equivalent of 12 years of more of elementary and secondary schooling based on your country’s educational system, you should apply as an International Freshman student. International Freshman student. UH International Admissions Department is directly over the admissions process please contact them for more information about requirements, deadlines, and international admissions guidelines on the International Admissions page.