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Application and Process

Undergraduate Deadlines

Freshmen Deadlines
  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Spring 2021

    Priority - November 1
    Final - December 1

  • Summer 2021

    Priority - March 1
    Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1

  • Fall 2021

    Priority - July 15
    Final - August 1

Transfer Deadlines
  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2021
    Priority - January 5
    Final - January 15
  • Summer 2021
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 26
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
  • Fall 2021
    Priority - August 13
    Final - August 18

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