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University of Houston-Clear Lake

Houston, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

UHCL Student Life

UHCL is on a 524-acre campus in the suburban setting of Houston, Texas.

UHCL Student Activities

UHCL has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Interested in Greek life? UHCL has sororities but not fraternities.

UHCL students' favorite campus traditions are Chili Cook-Off, Welcome Back Bash and Cultural Extravaganza.

UHCL Housing

This table offers information on housing at UHCL.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes Priortiy given to freshman
Co-ed Housing Available No
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 1.9%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 559
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 128
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 98.1%

UHCL offers on-campus 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 2022, 1.9% of undergrads at UHCL lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 98.1% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UHCL. There are 559 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,679 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 128 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.

Is UHCL Safe?

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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

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 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

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UHCL Campus Services

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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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