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Language Proficiency

A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 550 for the paper version or 213 for the computer version or 80 for the internet version or IELTS score of 6.5 is required for admission into UHD's academic program.

Transfer students may be exempt from taking the TOEFL if they have passed 12 or more college-level hours in the United States, including Composition I and II, with a grade of C or better.

Students are exempt from the TOEFL if graduated from a secondary school in one of the following countries: Australia, the Bahamas, Belize, the British Islands, Ghana, Jamaica, Liberia, New Zealand, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Trinidad, the United States, the Virgin Islands, the West Indies or Zimbabwe.

Note: All documents become the property of the university and cannot be returned. The university reserves the right to confirm authenticity of any document submitted. For graduate applicants, please see the English Language Proficiency Requirement on your program’s webpage.

International Admissions
One Main Street, GSB308
Houston, TX 77002
Office: 713-221-8048
Fax: 713-223-7468

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Please mail all documents to the address above.