The first step in applying to the University of Houston is completing and submitting the online Apply Texas Application. Submit the $50 nonrefundable application fee. You have the option of paying by credit card when using the online services of the Apply Texas Application or using the Enrollment Services online. Otherwise, please send a check or money order made payable to the University of Houston, and include your UH student ID number. Cash is not accepted. Add: For additional admissions requirements for freshmen, transfer, and international applicants, please visit the Office of Admissions website.