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Applying to the University of Houston as a transfer is a first step toward your rewarding future.

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First, be sure to check our admission deadlines and transfer admission requirements. Below you will find the Transfer Steps to Apply:

  1. The application. Go to or and submit your  application for the University of Houston (main campus).
  2. The $75 Application Fee ($90 for international applicants). Pay the nonrefundable application fee when you submit your admissions application or mail a check or money order to the Office of Admissions. Your check or money order must be payable to: University of Houston.
  3. Send your test scores. All applicants who did not graduate from a U.S. accredited high school or did not graduate high school from a UH recognized English-speaking country will be required to provide adequate proof of English Language Proficiency to receive admission.
  4. Send your official college transcripts. Send your official transcript from ALL colleges/universities attended. UH requires official transcripts from each and all institutions attended. For fastest processing, request for your school to send your transcripts using SPEEDE.
    (3-5 business day to match your transcript to your file)

    If your school cannot send SPEEDE transcripts, UH accepts transcripts the following methods
    (The methods below may take a month to match your transcript to your file.
  • Electronic Transcripts sent by Parchment/DocuFide, eScrip-Safe, National Student Clearinghouse, JST, AVOW, etc.
    (If the eTranscript service your school uses is requesting an email address, please use
  • Paper Transcript sent by mail to the Office of Admissions.

Please Note: UH does not accept faxed transcripts or transcripts sent by students via email attachment.

If you also are seeking admission to The Honors College, you’ll need to submit a separate Honors application.

Where to Mail Application Items
If you are submitting your application fee and/or official transcript by mail, please send to:

Office of Admissions
University of Houston
Welcome Center
4434 University Drive
Houston, TX 77204-2023