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Colleges / The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Houston, TX 2-Year Grad Public
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UT Health Houston Admissions

If you are planning on applying to UT Health Houston, the regular decision application deadline is July 15 and the application fee costs $60.

UT Health Houston Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of UT Health Houston's admissions stats.

UT Health Houston 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes July 1 ––

Want to Apply Early to UT Health Houston?

UT Health Houston does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Admissions

Is UT Health Houston Challenging To Get Into?

UT Health Houston is a moderately difficult school to get into. UT Health Houston evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, UT Health Houston **accepted .

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UT Health Houston, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to UT Health Houston

UT Health Houston has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does UT Health Houston Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling 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 prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong. What does UT Health Houston consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with UT Health Houston for more information on admission factors.

UT Health Houston Application Requirements

To apply to UT Health Houston, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with UT Health Houston's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Written Essay or Personal Statement

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into UT Health Houston?

UT Health Houston has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

UT Health Houston does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

UT Health Houston does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UT Health Houston.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is September 1.

Transfer students can enroll in UT Health Houston during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

UT Health Houston Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to UT Health Houston?

❌ Students who are admitted to UT Health Houston must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does UT Health Houston accept transfer credits?

✅ UT Health Houston accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does UT Health Houston accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ UT Health Houston does not accept International Baccalaureate credits or Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to UT Health Houston?

✅ UT Health Houston is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at UT Health Houston?

❌ UT Health Houston does not offer early decision.

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UT Health Houston Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective



UT Health Houston Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UT Health Houston is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UT Health Houston is Sep 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UT Health Houston SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

UT Health Houston GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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