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Welcome and Thank you for your interest in the University of Houston-Clear Lake.


There are so many universities to choose from.  We happen to think that University of Houston-Clear Lake is the best.  Below are some of our top reasons.  

A Leading Institution: With close to 1500 international students we are Ranked by Institute of International Education as one of the top 40 Master’s Institutions for international students & international students are 16% of the student population

Affordability: Many of our international students receive scholarships

Program Quality: UHCL is accredited by Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); School of Business accredited by AACSB International; High demand programs in School of Science and Computer Engineering accredited by ABET; School of Education accredited by NCATE

Prime Location: As home to NASA, the world’s largest medical center, an internationally-renowned oil community, and numerous leading high-tech global industries, Houston is full of professional opportunities made even more accessible through the partnerships that UHCL has with many area corporations and businesses

Great Cost of Living: Houston’s cost of living is lower than all the other five largest US cities

Exceptional Safety: Our Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies

Excellent Post-Graduation Employment: UHCL students on average are being paid more in their first jobs than other Texas school graduates. Research by College Measures.

Convenient Housing: On campus housing and popular nearby apartments are available with ways to find roommates 

Active International Student Associations: Chinese (CSA), Indian, (ISA), Taiwanese (TSA), and Vietnamese (VSA)

Community Sports: Opportunities to play recreational sports including Cricket, Rugby, Soccer, Table Tennis and more

Whatever your goals, take the time today to review UHCL’s many academic programs. The Office of International Admissions and Programs (OIAP) is there to assist you. We understand that the application process for an international student can sometimes be a daunting task. Do not hesitate to contact us for any questions.

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Office of International Admissions & Programs

University of Houston Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Boulevard, M.C.225

Houston, Texas-77058

Helpful Links

Submit Advising Updates and Requests
I-94 Retrieval
Register for Spring 2017 New International Student Orientation
Airport Pickup Request Form
UH-Clear Lake Transition Checklist

Spring 2017 IO Leader Application 

Last updated: 11/21/2016 UTC
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