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How to Apply as an International Student

Learn How To Apply

Whatever your academic and career goals might be, we encourage you to review UHCL's many academic programs. Once you locate the program that is right for you, you can start the international application process today. As an international applicant, you must meet the program's admission requirements and the university admissions requirements for your enrollment status.

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Deadline - May 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.

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The Office of International Admissions & Student Services (OIAP) mission is to enhance the experience of international students and exchange visitor population through comprehensive services related to recruitment, international admissions, and advising of students' immigration status during pre and post arrival to the United States. Our mission extends through aiding international students in cultural adaptation, compliance reporting, and academic support, with university departments, community relations, government entities.


  • International Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2740
    Fax: 281-226-7038

    Bayou Building B2123
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 225
    Houston, TX 77058-1002