If you are thinking about applying to University of Houston - Downtown, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is June 1 and the fee for the application costs $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|University of Houston - Downtown 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||4%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||86%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||19%|
University of Houston - Downtown does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is not competitive to get into University of Houston - Downtown. University of Houston - Downtown evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Houston - Downtown accepted 93% of students, around 5,554 of the 5,973 students who applied.
Schools that are not competitive to get into, like University of Houston - Downtown, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.
It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of Houston - Downtown must submit the following items. Double check with University of Houston - Downtown's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Out of all students that were admitted, 82% submitted a class rank. At University of Houston - Downtown 4% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 26% were in the top 25% and 63% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Houston - Downtown, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
University of Houston - Downtown does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Houston - Downtown is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 86% of University of Houston - Downtown's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 19% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Houston - Downtown applicants, you should strive to earn between 910 and 1060 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Houston - Downtown 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1060 and 25% of scored lower than 910, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Houston - Downtown students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Houston - Downtown students scored 540 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of Houston - Downtown, you should strive to earn between 15 and 20 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 20 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Houston - Downtown's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 20, and three out of four students scored lower than 20 on the ACT.
A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Houston - Downtown students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.
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For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to University of Houston - Downtown.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Houston - Downtown during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Houston - Downtown?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Houston - Downtown.
Does University of Houston - Downtown accept transfer credits?
University of Houston - Downtown accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Houston - Downtown accepts:
Does University of Houston - Downtown accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Houston - Downtown accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Houston - Downtown?
University of Houston - Downtown is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of Houston - Downtown's acceptance rate?
University of Houston - Downtown's acceptance rate is 93%.
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How hard is it to get into University of Houston - Downtown? University of Houston - Downtown is a open admission institution. The University of Houston - Downtown acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Houston - Downtown is Jun 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Houston - Downtown is Aug 1.
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