Nestled on a 524-acre wildlife and nature preserve, UHCL’s campus provides the perfect
setting to network with classmates and form lifelong friendships.
a tradition of academic excellence
40 years ago, UHCL was established to serve the staff and families of NASA. As a UHCL
student, you will have access to the same exceptional education that has benefited
our 10 astronaut alumni.
UHCL has more than 60 welcoming student organizations from a Gamers’ Guild to a Photography
Club. You can hone your leadership skills through our Student Leadership, Involvement
and Community Engagement (SLICE) programs.
low student/faculty ratio
Enjoy great opportunities for one-on-one interaction with your professors for more
show off your HAWK-i-tude
UHCL students embrace school pride and demonstrate tenacity, excellence and dynamic
leadership in addition to a spirit of discovery.
#1 in Post-graduation earnings
A 2013 CollegeMeasures.org study showed that UHCL bachelor’s degree graduates have
the highest first-year earnings in Texas.
fun in the sun
By living close to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city, our students get to
enjoy everything from city life to the beaches. We’re just 15 minutes from the Kemah
Boardwalk, 30 minutes from downtown Houston and 30 minutes from Galveston Island.