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Join more than 800 international students from 60 different countries

International students make up more than 10% of UHCL’s student community. UHCL’s academic rigor and services attract students from all over the world, many of whom come to participate in the Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Accounting and Healthcare Administration programs.

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. UHCL makes a big world feel small. Its educational opportunities and close-knit community make it a favored destination for international students.



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. 

ü  A Leading Institution: Ranked by Institute of International Education as one of the top 40 Master’s Institutions for international students & international students are 10% of the student population.

ü  Affordability: 40% of international students receive scholarships.

ü  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

ü  Active International Student Associations: Chinese (CSA), Indian, (ISA), Nepalese (NSA), Turkish (TRSA), Taiwanese (TSA), and Vietnamese (VSA)

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

ü  Prime Location: Access to the international diversity of the nation’s 4th largest city, Houston, and the Gulf Coast shores on Galveston Island.

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

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

ü  Exceptional Safety: Ranked as one of the safest campuses in Texas and the United States by

ü  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.


Whatever your goals, take the time today to review UHCL’s many academic programs. Plan your future today! Talk with an International Student Advisor at 281-283-2740.
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Office Location

Bayou Building B2123

Mailing Address

Office of International Admissions & Programs

University of Houston Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Boulevard, M.C.225

Houston, Texas-77058


Phone: +1-281-283-2740

Skype User ID: OIAP_UHCL

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Monday                  09:00AM - 12:00PM
Tuesday                  09:00AM - 12:00PM
Wednesday                  09:00AM - 12:00PM
Thursday                  09:00AM - 12:00PM

Office Hours             Houston Central Time
Monday             08:00AM - 06:00PM
Tuesday             08:00AM - 06:00PM
Wednesday             08:00AM - 06:00PM
Thursday             08:00AM - 06:00PM
Friday             08:00AM - 05:00PM

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