Application and Process

Undergraduate Deadlines

Freshmen Deadlines
  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Summer 2020

    Priority - February 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - June 8
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 13

  • Fall 2020

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring 2021

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1

Transfer Deadlines
  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2020
    Priority - January 1
    Final - January 21
  • Summer 2020
    Priority – May 25
    Final (Summer Session I) – June 8
    Final (Summer Session II) – July 13
  • Fall 2020
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 21
  • Spring 2021
    Priority - January 4
    Final - January 19

Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.

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Graduate Application and Deadlines

  • Counseling M.S. and Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.S.
  • Admission Deadline

    Fall: March 1
    Spring: September 1

  • Application
    Both of the following applications are required:
  • Requirements
    • The graduate test score is waived for applicants who have earned a 3.000 GPA in the last 60 hours of coursework; or
    • Applicants who have earned less than 3.000 in the last 60 hours of coursework, are required to submit one of the following:
      • A combined GRE score of 294 and a writing score of 3.5
      • An MAT score of 390 minimum
    • Applicants holding a Master's degree from an accredited institution are not required to submit GRE or MAT scores.
    • Applicants must submit three (3) Professional Recommendation Forms, which are included in the Program Application.
    • Once a completed application is received by the Counseling program, it will be forwarded to the Admissions Committee for review. A committee member will contact the applicant for an on-campus interview, after which, a final admissions decision will be made.

    School Counselor program applicants only must also submit the following:
Request Information
  • College of Education
    Phone: 281-283-3600
    Email: mscounprog@uhcl.edu
    Bayou Building 1237
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 188
    Houston, TX 77058-1002