Fall 2015

Required Items for Admission to Graduate School

  1. Submit an online application through the Office of the Graduate School.
  2. Application Fee: The application fee for all applicants to graduate programs in the College of Technology is $75.   International applicants must also pay an additional $75 International Application processing fee for a total of $150.
  3. 2 Official Transcripts reflecting your Bachelor's Degree (They must arrive in a sealed envelope from your college or university.)
  4. 2 Official Transcripts of any coursework since your Bachelor's degree (They must arrive in a sealed envelope from your college or university.)
  5. 3 Letters of Recommendation.
  6. Personal/Goal Statement: A personal/goal statement is a 1-2 page essay describing your current employment and your professional intentions. You may want to identify aspects of your previous experience that indicate promise in your selected goal. You may also wish to discuss special circumstances, unique experiences, etc.
  7. Resume (optional)
  8. Appropriate Exam Scores - Please submit official exam scores. Please note exams must have been completed within the last 5 years. International students who are not native speakers of English must also sit for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS exam. The minimum score requirement for TOEFL is 79 and IELTS is 6.5. You can use the UH Testing Service to schedule your exam.
Exam Average Score Programs Accepting this Exam
GRE 300 (Q&V combined); 3.5 (A) All COT Master's Programs
MAT 400 FSC, GR, and HRD

Materials should be submitted online. Official transcripts should be sent to:

Regular Mail Address:
University of Houston
Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 3947
Houston, Texas 77253-3947

Express Mail Address:
University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Road
102 E. Cullen Building
Houston, Texas 77204-2012


The College of Technology has the following deadlines:

Application and application supporting document deadlines
Fall: July 1st April 1st for International Applicants
Spring: December 1st October 1st for International Applicants

For additional information contact the Academic Services Center at 713-743-4100, or Graduate Advisors: Catrina Ballard ( or Danielle Brady (