University of Houston - Clear Lake

Key majors offered
Business Administration
Digital Media Studies
Early Childhood Education
Computer Science
General Business
Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate and Graduate Suburban Yes 9383 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Bachelor, Master Public Doctorate-Granting University Co-educational 588 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Bachelor $$$ $$ $ $$$$ 112
Master $$ $$ $ $$$ 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


UHCL offers the following experience to its students: Real connections with faculty members who are experts in their fields. A valuable education that is recognized by leading national accrediting agencies in education, social work, sciences and more. A beautiful, safe campus on 524 acres of natural green space. Entertainment, sports and arts within a half-hour drive. Global influences through a diverse community of students, faculty, staff and alumni. Founded in 1974, the University of Houston - Clear Lake (UHCL) has become a premier university for undergraduate and graduate students alike. Nestled on a beautiful 524-acre wildlife and nature preserve, the university is located in southeast Texas, approximately halfway between downtown Houston and Galveston Island. The wooded campus sits adjacent to NASA Johnson Space Center in the heart of a leading high-tech community that offers an array of corporate, recreational and cultural amenities. UHCL enrolls over 9,000 students, 4% of them are citizens of other nations. Students choose UHCL for its highly respected curricula that lead to numerous degrees. The Schools of Business, Education, Human Sciences and Humanities, and Science and Computer Engineering offer more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UHCL is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award Bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. UHCL is known for its campus safety and opportunities for learning inside and outside of the classroom through activities, programs, and leadership training.


Costs are the same for graduate and undergraduate students. The apartments are open year round, and several options are available: efficiency, 2 bedroom and 4 bedroom. Apartments have full service kitchens complete with stove, dishwasher, refrigerator and built-in dining / study area. Water, gas and Internet are included. Other community features include a swimming pool, sand volleyball court, laundry facility, barbecue pavilion and clubhouse with a big screen television.

Student life

The following UHCL offices provide a variety of services to UHCL students: Student Involvement and Leadership Office, Student Organizations and Programs, Student Enrollment Center, Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Career Services, Academic Advising, International Admissions & Student Services Student Business Services, Campus Recreation Center, Student Success and Initiatives, Admissions, Counseling Services, Health Services, International Student Association, International Student Advisory Board