Post baccalaureate students are students who have earned a bachelor's degree or higher at an accredited institution. All post baccalaureate applicants must submit an official transcript from each college or university attended. Courses taken in the post baccalaureate status may be applied toward a graduate degree, but there are limitations that particularly affect those students whose goal it is to earn a graduate degree at the University of Houston. These restrictions include the following:
- Enrollment in graduate-level courses in some colleges is either prohibited or severely limited (as in the Cullen College of Engineering).
- Application of course work completed as a post baccalaureate student toward a degree is restricted and is subject to the approval of the individual department after enrollment as a graduate student.
Students who wish to obtain status at the University of Houston should submit an application for undergraduate admission and an official transcript from their previous institution showing the bachelor's degree posted.
The Cullen College of Engineering requires post baccalaureate applicants to have a 2.5 grade point average overall and separately in math, science, and english composition.
Foreign nationals who hold an F-1 or any other temporary visa cannot be admitted as post baccalaureate students.