GRE/GMAT Waiver - University of Houston
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The University of Houston Graduate School is pleased to offer a GRE/GMAT Waiver program for UH main campus undergraduate students. To qualify, students must have graduated from the University of Houston main campus within the three years preceding the term for which they are applying. Students must also meet the minimum undergraduate GPA listed below for the degree program to which they are applying.

This program only waives the submission of GRE or GMAT scores from the application process and does not guarantee admission to any degree program. Students should be aware of application deadlines for each degree program. This program is part of a pilot program and may be discontinued in future terms.


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The programs listed below are the programs participating in the waiver program.

  • Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Industrial Design, MS 3.33
  • Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Art, MFA 3.3
    Art History, MA 3.3
    Arts Leadership, MA 3.3
    Music, MM 3.3
    Theatre-Acting, MFA 3.3
    Theatre-Design, MFA 3.3
    Theatre Studies, MA 3.3
    Summer MA for Educators, MA 3.3
  • Bauer College of Business

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Accountancy, MS 3.5
    Business Analytics, MS 3.6
    Finance, MS 3.6
    Global Energy Management, MS 3.6
    Management Information Systems, MS 3.6
    Online Management and Leadership, MS 3.6
    Marketing, MS 3.6
    Supply Chain Management, MS 3.6
  • College of Education

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Administration and Supervision, MEd
    Counseling, MEd 3.3
    Curriculum & Instruction, MEd 3.3
    Special Populations, MEd 3.3
    Professional Leadership, EdD 3.3
  • Cullen College of Engineering

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Aerospace Engineering, MS
    Biomedical Engineering, MSBE 3.4
    Chemical Engineering, MSChem/MChE 3.4
    Civil Engineering, MSCE 3.4
    Computer & Systems Engineering, MS 3.4
    Electrical Engineering, MSEE 3.4
    Environmental Engineering, MS 3.4
    Geosensing Systems Engineering and Sciences, MS 3.4
    Industrial Engineering, MSIE/MIE 3.4
    Industrial Engineering, MSME 3.4
    Materials Science and Engineering, MS 3.4
    Mechanical Engineering, MS 3.4
    Petroleum Engineering, MSPerE/MPetE 3.4
    Space Architecture, MS 3.4
    Subsea Engineering, MS 3.4
  • Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM)

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Hospitality Management, MS 3.5
  • College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences (LASS)

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Anthropology, MA
    Applied Economics, MA 3.4
    Athletic Training, MAT 3.4
    English-British & American Literature, MA 3.4
    Health Communication, MA 3.4
    Mass Communication Studies, MA 3.4
    Nutrition, MS 3.4
    Political Science, MA 3.4
    Public Relations Studies, MA 3.4
    Sociology, MA 3.4
    Spanish, MA 3.4
    Sports & Fitness Administration, MA 3.4
    World Cultures & Literature, MA 3.4
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (NSM)

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Applied Mathematics, MS
    Biology, MS
    Chemistry, MS 3.4
    Computer Science, MS 3.4
    Mathematics, MS/MA 3.4
    Physics, MS 3.4
    Statistics and Data Science, MS 3.5
  • College of Nursing

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Administration, MS 3.3
    Education, MSN 3.3
    Family Nurse Practioner, MSN 3.3
  • Hobby School of Public Affairs

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Public Policy, MPP 3.2
  • Graduate College of Social Work

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Social Work, MSW 3.3
  • College of Technology

    Degree Minimum GPA
    Construction Management, MS 3.0
    Engineering Technology, MS 3.0
    Foresight, MS 3.0
    Global Retailing, MS 3.0
    Human Resource Development, MS 3.0
    Information System Security, MS 3.0
    Supply Chain and Logistics Technology, MS 3.0
    Technology Project Management, MS 3.0