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Transfer Students

UHV offers transfer options for students with 12+ college credit hours. To explore transfer options at UHV further, it is recommended to contact the Office of Admissions directly. They can provide you with comprehensive information on transfer policies, admission requirements, transfer credit evaluations, and any specific programs or resources available to transfer students.

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Transfer Requirements

  • 12 or more college credit hours – Victoria Campus
  • 45+ college credit hours- UHV Katy
  • 2.0/ 4.0 scale cumulative GPA- 2.5 for School of Education programs
  • Meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements
  • If under the age of 22, provide proof of bacterial meningitis vaccine

Transfer from Community Colleges

UHV has established transfer agreements with many community colleges, making it easier for students to transition smoothly from an associate degree program to a bachelor's degree program at UHV.


Transfer from Four-Year Institutions

If you are currently enrolled at a four-year institution and wish to transfer to UHV, you can explore transfer options by reviewing UHV's transfer credit policies and admission requirements. UHV evaluates credits earned at other accredited institutions on a case-by-case basis to determine transferability.

Connect with a transfer recruiter to learn more about your program and requirements.

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Transfer Scholarships

UHV offers transfer scholarships specifically designed to support and recognize the academic achievements of transfer students. These scholarships can help reduce the financial burden and make pursuing a bachelor's degree at UHV more affordable.

Financial Aid

$500 Transfer Scholarship

  • Enroll in 6+ credits
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Complete the FAFSA
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$1000 High-Achieving Transfer Scholarship

  • Enroll in 9+ credits
  • 3.5 GPA or higher,
  • Complete the FAFSA


Application Deadlines for 2024

  • Fall: August 12
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See What Credits Transfer

Core Curriculum

View Core Classes

Apply as a Transfer Student


Complete an online application and pay a $25 non-refundable application fee. You may pay later through UHV student services.

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Set up Email

Set up your student email to stay in touch with the Office of Admissions and your transfer recruiter throughout the application process. You will be able to keep track of any additional documentation or information required and promptly respond to any requests.

Official Transcript Options

Electronic Transcripts

We highly recommend requesting your institution to send your transcripts electronically through a TREx (for Texas institutions) or EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) system. This method is preferred as it enables faster processing of your application. All official transcripts should be sent to

International transfer students are required to submit their official academic evaluations for international transcripts.

eDoc Service

If electronic submission is not available, you can ask your institution to send a PDF version of your official transcript through secure eDoc services such as Naviance/Parchment or Speede (FICE code: 013231). When prompted for our university email, please provide Please note that transcripts sent via email as direct attachments will not be accepted as official documents.

Mailed Transcripts

If electronic submission or eDoc services are not feasible, you can request your institution to mail your official transcripts to the following address:

Office of Admissions
University of Houston-Victoria
3007 N. Ben Wilson
Victoria, TX 77901


Ensuring the authenticity and accuracy of your transcripts is vital in our evaluation process. UHV accepts official transcripts directly from the issuing institution. Please make sure that the transcripts are sent directly for a smooth application process.

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If you have any questions or need further guidance regarding the submission of official transcripts, our admissions team is here to assist you. We appreciate your attention to this requirement and look forward to reviewing your application.

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