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Colleges / University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

Houston, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate69%

UHCL Student Life

University of Houston-Clear Lake Student Activities

Interested in Greek life?

University of Houston-Clear Lake has several thriving Pathways to Stem Careers. In fact, more students participate in the Pathways to Stem Careers than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Houston-Clear Lake include Student Government, Art Association, Campus Activities Board and Hawks 4 Community.

The University of Houston-Clear Lake community comes together each year for Chili Cook-Off, Welcome Back Bash and Cultural Extravaganza.

Does University of Houston-Clear Lake Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes Priortiy given to freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 2.2%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 559
Number of Students Living On-Campus 133
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

University of Houston-Clear Lake offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most University of Houston-Clear Lake students live off campus. In 2023, 2.2% of undergrads at University of Houston-Clear Lake lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 97.8% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Houston-Clear Lake. There are 559 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,254 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 133 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Houston-Clear Lake offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of Houston-Clear Lake Athletics

University of Houston-Clear Lake does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is University of Houston-Clear Lake 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. 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 University of Houston-Clear Lake

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

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