Step 1

  • Apply now: complete the Texas Common Application online. A $25 non-refundable application fee will apply. There is no application deadline for domestic students (international students see applicable deadlines below).
  • Submit official transcripts of all previous college, graduate, and professional coursework to:

    University of Houston-Victoria
    Office of Admissions
    3007 North Ben Wilson
    Victoria, Texas 77901
  • If applying for admission with less than 12 semester hours of college credit (excluding dual credit), submit an official high school transcript to the address above that shows class rank, grade point average, and date of graduation.

Step 2

Step 3

Conditional or Full Admission:

  • Earned Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, in any field of study and have earned an undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or higher. 

  • Either an official GMAT score of 450 or higher;  292 on the GRE (verbal and quantitative scores combined), completion of a Master’s degree or higher OR Candidates with a GPA of 2.5 or higher may qualify for the GMAT waiver.

    Note: Students whose combined GMAT score and GPA meet the university admission index may be considered for conditional admission.


To find the nearest GMAT testing location, and to register for the GMAT exam, visit

UHV GMAT school codes are as follows:

30K-2W-88       Strategic MBA

30K-2W-02       Global MBA

30K-2W-37       MS-Economic Development & Entrepreneurship

Information on GMAT


To register for the GRE exam, visit The UHV GRE school code is 6917.

Step 4

*International applicants:

  • International applicants should review other application requirements.
  • Please note the following application deadlines pertaining to international applicants:
    • For fall admission consideration, students must submit all required documentation by June 15 (U.S. transfer July 15th).
    • For spring admission consideration, students must submit all required documentation by November 15 (U.S. transfer December 15th).
    • For summer admission consideration, UHV will not grant admission for F-1 and J-1 students (first time F-1 and J-1 students). F-1 and J-1 U.S. transfer students may connect with the International Programs Office to seek summer admission. Summer admission is granted on a case-by-case basis for F-1 and J-1 U.S. transfer students.
  • Complete the English Proficiency Requirement. All test scores submitted must be less than 3 years old and must be sent directly to International Programs Office (IPO).