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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it okay to submit an application if I haven't taken the SAT or ACT yet?

Yes, you can submit an application before taking the SAT or ACT. However, be aware that a decision will not be made until all required items are submitted. Additionally, please remember not to wait until the last minute to take the SAT or ACT.

How can I check the status of my application?

You can check the status of your application by logging into E-Services using your UHCL ID number.

How is dual credit and AP credit evaluated?

Dual credit will be evaluated once the official transcript from a community college or university is received. AP and CLEP credit are recognized by UHCL. A minimum score of 3 or higher is required on AP exams for college credit. Some courses also require a higher score.

What housing options are available to first-time freshmen?

On-campus housing is available for students in Hunter Residence Hall.

Apartment style housing is available at Hawk's Landing at University Forest Apartments.



  • Office of Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2500
    Fax: 281-283-2522

    SSCB 1.101
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 13
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
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