University of Houston: Admission & Tests

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Below is a brief overview of University of Houston general admissions procedures, application policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of Houston admission criteria are somewhat competitive, in 2015/16 this college accepted 60 percent of the applicants.

This college recommends you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

University of Houston usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
University of Houston requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of Houston is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00. The first-professional application fee is also 50 dollars.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Ability Test is a really important step of the application procedure. 86% of applicants at University of Houston submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 490 to 630 on Critical Reading and from 520 to 660 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you got above 590 in SAT Critical Reading and 620 in SAT Math - this is enough to be accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
450
560
590

SAT Math
480
590
620

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is common step of the application procedure at University of Houston. 37 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 22 to 29 on Composite, from 20 to 29 on English, and from 22 to 29 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you have above 28 in ACT Composite, 27 in ACT English, and 28 in ACT Math, that gives good chances to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
20
26
28

ACT English
18
25
27

ACT Math
20
26
28

Contact Admissions

Phone
(713)
743-1000
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to University of Houston, please contact the school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (713) 743-1000 or check University of Houston Website

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