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Freshman Students: Applicants who are, or soon will be, high school graduates, GED recipients, or home school graduates. Freshman applicants have fewer than 15 college-level credit hours earned.

Steps to Apply for Admission as a Freshman

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  2. Submit Official High School Transcripts in institution's sealed envelope. UHD complies with House Bill 3826.
  3. Pay non-refundable $50 application fee.
  4. Submit official SAT or ACT scores.
  5. Track your application Status.

Additional Information

Freshman-Transfer applicants have less than 15 college credit hours, follow the Freshman Application procedures, and submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.

Texas Private High School and Out of State High School

GED Recipients must submit their official GED certificate in person, or a true copy via mail.

Home School Students are welcome as applicants for admission. Home schooled students are evaluated for admission on the same basis as students from public and other private high schools.

Students who have earned Credit by Examination (AP/CLEP/IB) should submit official scores to UHD. For more information visit the credit by examination page.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Incoming freshmen can view the International Baccalaureate (IB) course equivalency table.

Official Transcripts

All transcripts sent to UHD must be official; an official transcript includes the school's official seal, the signature of the school official, your class rank and size, and your high school coursework. Copies and faxes do not satisfy this requirement. If your high school does not rank class members, include a statement from your school stating its policy, a copy of your school's profile and grade distribution.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 713-221-8522, or contact an Admissions Counselor.

Admissions Criteria​​

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Office of Admissions
One Main Street, GSB 308
Houston, TX 77002
Office: 713-221-8522
Fax: 713-223-7468

Mon.-Thurs.: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Please mail all documents to the address above.​
Application Deadlines
Fall:  June 1
Winter:   N/A
Spring:   December 15
May Term:   N/A
Summer I & II:   May 1
Summer III:   June 1

Last updated 9/3/2019 6:14 AM