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Colleges / University of Houston-Clear Lake

UHCL Student Life

UHCL is on a 524-acre campus in a suburban setting in Houston, Texas. UHCL has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

UHCL has sororities but not fraternities..

The UHCL community comes together each year for Chili Cook-Off, Welcome Back Bash and Cultural Extravaganza.

UHCL Housing

UHCL offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most UHCL students live off campus. In 2021, 2.52% of undergrads at UHCL lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 97.48% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UHCL. There are 559 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,425 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 301 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UHCL Athletics

UHCL does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at UHCL

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Houston-Clear Lake is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UHCL campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

UHCL offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to UHCL

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UHCL, take Interstate 45 to Houston, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to William P. Hobby airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Texas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UHCL's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

UHCL Students

61%

Women

39%

Men

52%

Full Time

48%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

43%

37%

7%

7%

3%

1%

1%

0.20%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

6,425

Graduate Students

2,657

Non-Resident / International Students

81

UHCL Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

9,082

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

84%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,051

Out-of-State

$26,701

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jun 1
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