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Graduate Students

A graduate student is a student who has earned a bachelor's degree from a CHEA-recognized, accredited university.

Meet with a Graduate Recruiter

Graduate Admissions

The University of Houston-Victoria offers over 55 graduate degree program options. We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Our graduate programs can be completed in Victoria, in Katy, and/or fully online.

The University of Houston-Victoria was established in 1973 and it is a part of the University of Houston System. Our degree programs are taught by award-winning faculty who care about your academic and professional development. We offer graduate degrees in the colleges of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; Natural and Applied Science; Business; and Education and Health Professions.

A graduate degree can accelerate your career to a path that is fulfilling and rewarding. Explore our programs and take the first step toward your future.


Some programs may offer waivers for test scores (GMAT, GRE or MAT). Please review the program admission requirements details to learn more about waiver options.

Step 1.

Explore our graduate programs

Each graduate program at UHV has its own set of admission criteria. Typically, these criteria include holding a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, meeting the minimum GPA requirement (often 3.0 on a 4.0 scale), and submitting official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities.

Step 2.

Explore payment options

UHV offers the best value education. Review our tuition and costs for our graduate programs and be sure to review all payment options.

Scholarships are available for students enrolled in graduate programs.


Step 3.

Apply & application fee

Once you have explored your options, make time to complete the admissions application online.

Step 4.

Submit documents

Each graduate program will have different document requirements. All require official copies of your transcripts.

  • Official transcripts showing completion of at least a baccalaureate degree from a CHEA-recognized accreditation agency
  • Test scores

Note: Contact your recruiter for information about possible waivers.

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Step 5.

Communication and Follow-up

Stay in touch with your Graduate Recruiter throughout the application process. Keep track of any additional documentation or information they may require and promptly respond to any requests. Be sure to monitor both your student email and myUHV Self-Service to-do list for additional admissions-related tasks.

Give us a call at (281) 396-3808 or (361) 496-4900.

Our Accreditations

SACSCOC Accredited

SACSCOC Accredited

The University of Houston-Victoria is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and specialist degrees.

AACSB Accredited

AACSB Accredited

UHV has obtained the prestigious AACSB accreditation, which recognizes the university's excellence in business education and places it among the top institutions worldwide in terms of academic quality and rigor.

ABET Accredited

ABET Accredited

This accreditation signifies the university's commitment to delivering high-quality education in the fields of engineering, computer science, and technology.

CACREP Accredited

CACREP Accredited

UHV has achieved the esteemed CACREP accreditation, which demonstrates the university's dedication to providing top-notch education and training in the field of counseling.

CCNE Accredited

CCNE Accredited

The baccalaureate degree in nursing is accredited by CCNE, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

NASP Accredited

NASP Accredited

The School Psychology program is accredited by NASP, the National Association of School Psychologists. The program is accessible at both the Victoria main campus and the teaching site in Katy.


Explore your options.