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University of Houston Clear Lake

Since 1974, the guiding principle of University of Houston-Clear Lake has been our unwavering commitment to enriching the lives of our students and equipping them to have the greatest possible impact as they complete their studies at the university. UHCL represents a sturdy foundation for driven students who want a rigorous environment where they can prepare for the future.

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (23)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

About

History

Recognizing the need for higher education in the growing Clear Lake area, the 62nd Texas Legislature authorized the establishment of of a second University of Houston campus in 1971. Legislators cited a 1968 report by the then Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System (now the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board) when approving the new campus. 

Education

UHCL’s Colleges of Business, Education, Human Sciences and Humanities, and Science and Engineering offer courses leading to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in over 40 fields of study, allowing thousands of graduates to embark upon a new career or advance their current path.

Research

The Faculty Senate Research Committee would like to welcome you to the UHCL Research community where scholarship is promoted, supported, and shared. Located on a wildlife preserve in the shadow of NASA, our university promotes scholarship in Education, Business, Human Sciences and Humanities, and Science and Engineering.

Career

Career Services professionals can provide crucial guidance with integrating the skills and experience you acquire at UHCL into your pursuit of a fulfilling career. Additionally, we can help you understand how your interests, values, goals and strengths greatly impact your career decision-making process and career readiness.

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Services

Student services

The Student Success Center is a comprehensive academic support department that offers:

  • Tutoring 
  • Supplemental Instruction 
  • Academic Coaching 
  • Academic Skills Workshops

Housing services

At University of Houston-Clear Lake, students have a number of housing choices while working to reach their educational goals. In addition to nearby apartment complexes located within a 5- to 20-minute walk/bicycle from UHCL, you can live in apartments on campus and choose from several floor plans that will allow you to live alone or with two or three other friends.

Library services

The Alfred R. Neumann Library at University of Houston-Clear Lake is your destination for published scholarly information sources and supporting research and instructional services. Use the library’s online discovery tools, research databases, and guides to access a universe of academic information. 

Medical services

At University of Houston-Clear Lake, we know that your health and wellness is an essential element of your academic success. That’s why we have a range of health resources available on campus to ensure all Hawks — whether they’re students, faculty or staff — sustain optimal physical and emotional health so they can ascend and continue to soar.

Student Life

Campus life

Designed specifically with student residents in mind, on-campus housing offers easy access to classes, the library and other student resources in addition to campus events and activities. Live with your friends, who will quickly become study partners, and help each other succeed in college. Studies show that students who live on campus have higher graduation rates because of the support received from friends, advisers and the campus community.

Sports facilities

At University of Houston-Clear Lake, we know that your health and wellness is an essential element of your academic success. That’s why we have a range of health resources available on campus to ensure all Hawks — whether they’re students, faculty or staff — sustain optimal physical and emotional health so they can ascend and continue to soar.

Student clubs

University of Houston-Clear Lake offers more than 90 student organizations. 

Accreditation

University of Houston-Clear Lake is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Texas City, Texas, United States