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Submit your application for through 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 course selection.

A non-refundable application fee of $45 is required. You can pay online through 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:

  1. Essay or Personal Statement regarding your education and career goals
  2. 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.
  3. College course work already completed at an accredited institution of higher education.

Status Check

You can check on the status of your admissions through E-Services.

More Links

Community College Counselors/Advisers
Campus Visits
Financial Aid
New Hawk Scholarship
High School Counselors
Transfer Credit Guide


University of Houston-Clear Lake
Office of Admissions
2700 Bay Area Blvd., Box 13
Houston, TX 77058-1002





Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

International Applicants

For more information, visit International Admissions.

Last updated: 02/04/2016 UTC
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