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Resources for School Counselors

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The University of Houston provides school counselors with admissions resources to help students learn more about educational opportunities available here. We are committed to providing future students the best answers to questions about our community. We understand that students, parents, counselors, and teachers need to be well informed in order to make decisions about higher education.


  • Counselor Updates

    Join representatives from the University of Houston and Texas Tech University to learn opportunities available for new students. All available events are from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    Find an event near you.

  • Cougar Travel

    Cougar Travel is a counselor fly-in event that allows school counselors to explore our campus, academic departments, and on-campus programs that support student success. It is by invitation only. If you're interested in attending, fill out the form.

    Submit a nomination.


  • Freshmen

    Freshman Admission

    What is needed from prospective freshmen to qualify for admission to the University of Houston.

  • Transfer

    Transfer Admission

    What is needed from prospective transfer students to qualify for admission to the University of Houston.

  • Residency

    Residency Requirements

    Get to know which students qualify as Texas residents for tuition purposes.

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    Texas Uniform Admission Policy

    Learn more about the Texas Uniform Admission Policy which is used by all public universities in the state of Texas.


  • Transcripts

    Have the most recent official high-school transcript sent to The University of Houston, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, 4434 University Drive, Houston, TX 77204. For faster service, send your official transcript to us electronically using TREx, Parchment, or Naviance.

  • ACT/SAT Scores

    Have ACT or SAT score(s) sent to us directly from the testing agency. Our code for ACT is 4236; SAT is 6870. 

  • Honors Application

    The Honors College application has specific requirements students have to meet before they are accepted into one of the programs.

    Find out more.
  • Undergraduate Catalog

    A full list of the courses available at the University of Houston with descriptions. 

    Check it out.
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Paving the road to college

It's never too early to start planning for college. Our Access and Outreach team empowers students grades K-12 by educating them on the benefits of a college degree. Learn more about what our Access and Outreach specialists can do for your students.

Transferring Credit

Transferring college credits can be confusing. Meet our Transfer Credit Estimator, a new tool designed to help you and your students estimate how many course credits may transfer to their chosen degree program at the University of Houston.

Learn more

Cost & Aid

  • Tuition

    Everything you need to know about the cost of attending the University of Houston.

    Find out more.
  • Scholarships & Financial Aid

    The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid can answer all your questions on how to help your student get financial assistance.

    Find out more.

    To be considered for federal financial aid, student must file the FAFSA by April 1. The University’s FAFSA code is 003652.

    Find out more.