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Admission Standards

The College of Education takes into consideration a number of criteria when determining admission, including prior college or university performance, letters of recommendation, standardized test scores and statement of intent. The University of Houston complies with all federal and state statues pertaining to the admission of graduate and professional students, including Texas H.B. 1641, regarding admission policies for graduate and professional programs. Oversight of all graduate and professional admission policies and procedures is provided by the UH Graduate School.

Acceptance for graduate study at the University of Houston - all applicants must abide by the minimum qualifications for admissions to a masters or doctoral program. All graduate applicants (regardless of citizenship status) must demonstrate proficiency in English to obtain admission to the University.

Grade Point Average Requirements

Admission requirements for the College of Education require a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.6 for undergraduate coursework or over the last 60 credit hours of coursework. The College requires a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for graduate coursework. The College's admission committees evaluate all credentials submitted by applicants to determine a student's ability and potential to succeed in graduate study. In addition, the committee is interested in the applicant's potential to contribute to his/her program of study and the University community as a whole.