Undergraduate Admission
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Through our six divisions of study, students find a rigorous curriculum designed to challenge them and prepare them to be leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

Architecture Engineering Humanities
Music Natural Sciences Social Sciences

Additional opportunities are available in the following divisions of study, although these schools do not grant undergraduate degrees:

  • Business
  • Continuing Studies

Undergraduates enjoy flexible distribution requirements and more than 50 majors. Many opt to double or even triple major within or across divisions of study. Students have numerous opportunities for experiential learning through on-campus research collaborations with distinguished faculty and through internships and off-campus research with public, private and nonprofit organizations in Houston and across the globe through study abroad.