Graduate Student Admissions at UHCL
When you reach the point that you're ready for more – more opportunities for career advancement, more in-depth examination of your field and more chances to learn from both expert faculty and classmates who have years of experience themselves – the graduate programs at University of Houston-Clear Lake are ready for you.
Let us know you are interested in learning about our degree offerings!
We offer 45 practical masters and three doctoral degrees across each of our four colleges - Business, Education, Human Sciences and Humanities and Science and Engineering. Graduate education has always been a crucial part of our identity as a university; in fact, we offer more graduate degrees than undergraduate degrees and nearly 40 percent of our students are enrolled in graduate programs.
Application Deadlines for Graduate Admissions
- Graduate Deadlines
FallNew Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Returning UHCL Students - August 15
SpringNew Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Returning UHCL Students - January 15
SummerNew Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Returning UHCL Students - May 25
Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID.
The UHCL application is available online through Apply Texas. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.
Applying After the Priority Deadline
New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.
Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.
Your Degree on Your Time
We realize that the everyday pressures of work and family – not to mention finances – make it unrealistic for most people to drop everything and head back to college. We get it. That's why we offer classes online, in the evening and at off-campus locations. If you want to earn your graduate degree, we want to make sure you have a convenient way to get it.
Are you an international student looking to enroll in UHCL as a graduate student? Learn more about International Admissions!
Military and Veteran Students
If you are active military, a veteran, or a dependent, get help with benefits and other support from the military and veteran services office.