Applying to Houston

Acceptance Rate 66.00%
Yield 28.00%
SAT Score 1,240
ACT Score 26
Applicants 29,783

Applying To Houston

For the academic year 2022-23, the acceptance rate is 66% at University of Houston where a total of 29,783 students applied and 19,657 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,240 and the average ACT score is 26. It requires four items to submit to their applicants.
The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Houston.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$75
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationwww.uh.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.applytexas.org/adappc/gen/c_start.WBX?s_logon_msg=Y
Acceptance Rate66.00%
Average Test Scores1,240 SAT / 26 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2022-2023, the acceptance rate is 66.00% where a total of 29,783 students (12,623 men and 17,160 women) have applied to Houston and 19,657 (8,079 men and 11,669 women) students have been admitted to the school.
Among them, 2,343 male and 3,151 female students have enrolled into Houston and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 28.00%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Houston
Acceptance Rate 66.00% 64.00% 68.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 28.00% 29.00% 27.00%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Houston, 2,869 applicants (52% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 473 applicants (9%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees.
The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,240 and the average ACT score is 26 at Houston. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,330 and 25th percentile score is 1,160. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 86 and the 25th percentile score is 67. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Houston.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Houston
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580660
SAT Math580670
ACT Composite2329
ACT Math2227
ACT English2230
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

University of Houston requires 4 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 4 item(s) (Recommendations, Formal Demonstration of Competencies, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) are considered but not required to submit.
Application Requirements for Houston
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of Houston is Semester. University of Houston accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that University of Houston accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training