University of Houston-Victoria

International Programs

Academic Major Guide

F-1/J-1 International Student Program Guide

International students must be enrolled in programs which meet the face-to-face course requirements regulated by the U.S. Department of Citizenship and Immigration Services. Full-time enrollment is required for Fall and Spring terms. Full-time for undergraduate students is 12 semester hours (usually 4 courses), and for graduate students full-time equals 9 semester hours (usually 3 courses). F-1 visa holders are limited to 1 online course within the full-course load for Spring and Fall. Summer enrollment is optional, and courses during the Summer may be either face-to-face or online. Each academic school at University of Houston-Victoria has provided a list of programs in each campus/teaching location that meet the enrollment criteria F-1/J-1 international students. 

Campus Information

Victoria Campus 
The Victoria, Texas campus offers classes for all levels of undergraduate students and graduate students.Freshmen and sophomores must take their courses at the Victoria campus.

Katy Campus (2002 W. Grand Parkway N, Building 2)
The Katy, Texas teaching site offers classes for Juniors, Seniors, and graduate students. Freshmen and sophomores must take their courses at the Victoria campus.

Students at all campus locations are enrolled as UHV students and upon completion of their program will receive their diploma from the University of Houston-Victoria. You should work closely with your degree plan counselor or academic advisor along with staff at the International Programs Office to assure successful program completion in a timely manner. 

School of Arts and Sciences
The following programs are offered at the Victoria and Katy locations.

School of Arts and Sciences 
The following programs are offered at the Victoria location only.

If you wish to connect with faculty and staff or with an Academic Advisor please contact School of Arts and Sciences. Arts and Sciences dedicated faculty and staff can answer all your questions.

School of Business Administration
The following programs are offered at the Victoria and Katy locations.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, B.B.A.
  • Strategic Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.
  • Fourth-Year Bridge Strategic Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

School of Business Administration
The following programs are offered at the Katy location only.

If you wish to connect with an Academic Advisor please contact School of Business Administration Advisors. Business Administration dedicated faculty and staff will answer all of your questions.

School of Education, Health Professions, and Human Development
The following programs are available at the Victoria location only. 

If you wish to connect with an Academic Advisor please contact School of Education, Health Professions, and Human Development. Business Administration dedicated faculty and staff will answer all of your questions.