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Applications for the 2019-20 academic year is now open. The admissions application for all students can be found at ApplyTexas.org. We encourage students to submit their documents as early as possible to ensure adequate time for processing before registration. There may be certain programs offered at UHV that have deadlines; please refer to the academic program for specific requirements.

Priority Application Deadlines:

03/11/19 - 8WK-2 MBA Students

05/10/19 - Summer 2019

08/10/19 - Fall 2019

01/03/20 - Spring 2020

02/15/20 - Graduate Psychology Programs

Please visit the International Programs admissions page for a comprehensive list of application deadlines.

Application Fee: $25.00 (non-refundable)

General Admission Requirements

Freshman

Freshman admissions approval is based on class rank, GPA, and SAT or ACT scores. To be admitted to UHV, incoming freshmen must meet at least two out of three of the following requirements:

  • Be ranked in the top 50 percent of their graduating class
  • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Meet or exceed scores of 940 (SAT) or 18 (ACT)

Graduate

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) from one of the six recognized regional accrediting associations
  • 3.0 (A=4.0) GPA on all attempted graduate work (graduate transfer)
  • Personal essay
  • Recommendation from a practicing professional in the field of study or a related field
  • Graduate Admissions Index 
    • 980 or higher (on or after August 1, 2011)
    • 1400 or higher (prior to August 1, 2011)

Conditional Admission Requirements:

  • Graduate Admissions Index
    • 1300-1399 (prior to August 1, 2011)*
    • 890-979 (on or after August 1, 2011)**
  • Test Scores

The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test and/or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is required of all applicants applying for graduate admission. Applicants to the M.Ed. Counselor Education program may substitute the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) and applicants to Business Administration must take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). For students taking the GRE, only verbal and quantitative sections of the General Test are used for determining graduate eligibility.

Former UHV Students

*Only for current UHV students or former UHV students who had their official GRE/GMAT/MAT scores sent prior to 5-year expiration.

**GRE tests taken on or after August 1, 2011 and are within 5 years

International Students

Transfer Students

  • 12 or more college credit hours (minus high school advanced/dual credit)
  • 2.0 (A=4.0) cumulative GPA in all nonremedial college-level coursework from an institution or institutions accredited by one of the six recognized regional accrediting associations. For more information about your institution's accrediting association, visit the following website.

Transient (Visiting) Undergraduate

  • Letter of proof indicating student's enrollment is in good standing at the current institution OR
  • Official transcript

(Please indicate Non-Degree Seeking Major on the ApplyTexas application)

Post-Baccalaureate

UHS Student Pathways