Come and tour our campus or attend one of our campus events to learn more about what
UHCL has to offer. Learn more at Campus Visits.
Submit your application for through ApplyTexas.org. Our priority and final deadlines are listed by semester.
Official transcripts are required to complete your application file. They can be sent
electronically from your school. Transcripts can also be hand delivered to the Office
of Admissions in a sealed envelope. You may also mail transcripts to:
Office of Admissions
University of Houston-Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77058
Official SAT or ACT scores should be sent to the Office of Admissions directly from
the testing agency. We will also accept test scoresthat are included on an official
high school transcript.
UHCL’s SAT code is 6916. UHCL’s ACT code is 4171.
Your 11th grade TAKS or STARR test scores are required, please request that these
test scores be sent to UHCL along with your high school transcript. Also, any college
coursework that you have already completed should be sent along with your Application
for Admission in order to assist in determining college readiness standards and enrollment
A non-refundable application fee of $45 is required. You can pay online through ApplyTexas.org or through E-Services using your institution issued student ID.
Freshman applicants who ranked in the 3rd or 4th quartile of their high school class,
who were home-schooled or received a GED may be required to submit the following information
in addition to their application and SAT or ACT scores:
- Essay or Personal Statement regarding your education and career goals
- Two letters of recommendation which address your academic ability and readiness for
college level work. These letters must be from your high school counselor or teacher.
If you are a GED or home-schooled applicant, you must present letters from individuals
who can attest to your academic abilities and college readiness.
- College course work already completed at an accredited institution of higher education.
You can check on the status of your admissions through E-Services.