Overall, the University of Houston is a fairly selective school. Around 20,800 applications are received by the University of Houston annually. The overall acceptance rate tends to be 61 percent which is equal about 13,000 students who passed the admission process of the institution. However, when the semester starts, only about 4,960 or 39% of the applicants will have chosen the University of Houston as their future school. Based on the institution’s application data, 47% of the applicants were men while 52% were women, however, after receiving the acceptance letter, only 48 percent of the women enrolled at the University of Houston as compared to 51 percent of men who decided to enroll.

Prospective students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to the University of Houston when filling out the application. Most often, accepted applicants have test scores in the range of 23 - 27 for ACT or 1,110 - 1,280 for SAT. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. the University of Houston’s undergraduate application fee is $75. To apply at the University of Houston, you will need to have these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, and a Secondary school record. The institution highly suggests that students who are applying have the completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and Secondary school rank.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2017 Admissions Cycle
Applications
20,768
Male 9,854
Female 10,914

 

Acceptance
12,691
Male 6,259
Female 6,432

 

Enrollment Total
4,959
Male 2,557
Female 2,402


Acceptance Rate
61.1%
Male
63.5%
Female
58.9%

 

Yield
39.1%
Male
40.8%
Female
37.3%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$75


Graduate

$75



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank

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