Department and University Applications

The University of Houston sets minimum standards for graduate admissions, but the Department of History has established supplemental requirements.  Therefore, admission into the graduate program in History requires application forms for the University and the Department.  All students seeking admission into the graduate program in History must complete an application from the University Office of Admissions and submit additional application materials through the Department of History.  Please consult the History Department website ( or contact the graduate advising assistant for further information on completing this process most effectively.

Information about the university’s application procedures can be found at

Information and application forms for graduate study in the Department of History can be downloaded from the History Department website or obtained by contacting the department’s graduate advising assistant.  Application packages should be sent to the following address:

Ms. Daphyne Pitre
Graduate Advising Assistant
Department of History
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-3003


Deadlines:  January 1


If you wish to be considered for a Teaching Assistantship, please submit a T.A. Application with the rest of your materials. Please note that Teaching Assistantships generally begin in the Fall semester for the academic year. Please also note that tuition remission is not automatically included with TA appointments.  All candidates for admission as Ph.D. students will be considered for the scholarship funding and the tuition remission that the History Department provides.  Per University guidelines, M.A. students are not eligible for tuition remission.