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The University of Houston
3855 Holman St. Rm 104 Garrison
Houston, TX 77204-6015
Phone: (713)743-9840
Fax: (713)743-9860

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Graduate Admission Procedure

All students must apply on-line through the Apply Texas Application. Detailed instruction on filling out the application form can be found on the “Apply Texas” Web site at   Additional admission information  is available at Please check this website for additional requirements for international students applying to graduate programs at the University of Houston. 

Admission Deadlines:

October 1, for Spring admissions.
March 1, for Summer admissions.
May 1, for Fall admissions.

Students pursuing admittance into the Master of Education in Physical Education degree program must submit a graduate application, transcripts, letters of recommendation, and Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.

Domestic students should submit official transcripts to:

University of Houston
Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 3947
Houston, Texas 77253-3947


Steps in applying to graduate study at UH

Graduate applications FAQ

Current admission requirements for the degree program are:

  1. Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0.

  2. Acceptable scores on the GRE.

    • Typically expected scores are above the 30th percentile on the quantitative and verbal sections with at least a 3.5 on the analytical writing section.

    • GRE scores more than 5 years old are not valid.

    • Information regarding the test dates and applications can be obtained by calling (713) 743-5444.

  3. Three letters of references on business letterhead with contact information

    • Your recommenders will be contacted automatically and asked to evaluate you through an online system. They should be encouraged to provide comments and/or upload a signed letter as well.

  4. Current resume - uploaded to MyUH.

  5. Statement of professional goals and interests - uploaded to MyUH.

Please note: The Office of Admissions will accept recently issued official transcripts received directly from the institution(s) attended or if your former institution's policy allows, transcripts delivered in the issuing institution's UNOPENED envelope. Transcripts in opened envelopes are NOT official and will not be used for admission purposes.

* Evidence of award of degree, if applicable, must be reflected on the transcript(s).

Former UH Applicants who have previously attended the University of Houston should resubmit required transcripts from former institutions.

The application fee should be made out to the University of Houston.

International Students

International students should send their documents directly to the office of admissions at:

University of Houston
Office of Admissions
Welcome Center
4400 University Blvd.
Houston, TX 77204-2023

International students should contact the Office of International Admissions at the University of Houston regarding admission procedures. International students who do not hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a United States college must also submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Citizens of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom need not submit TOEFL scores.

Graduate Admission Counseling

Prospective graduate students can contact the graduate admissions counselor for more information on any graduate program. The graduate counselor is usually available for online chat during regular business hours.