Thank you for your interest in applying to University of Houston-Clear Lake, where you can get an education that gets you. Here at the Office of International Admissions and Programs, we are excited to assist you with all of your admissions-related questions, including those related to immigration. We also understand that the application process for an international applicants can sometimes be complicated, so we are here to assist you.
Apply to UHCL
Whatever your academic and career goals might be, we encourage you to review UHCL's many academic programs. Once you locate the program that is right for you, you can start the international application process today. As an international applicant, you must meet the program's admission requirements and the university admissions requirements for your enrollment status.
- International Deadlines
Deadline - May 1
Deadline - October 1
Deadline - April 1
For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Why Choose UHCL?
Beautiful campus. Extraordinary faculty. Various ways to connect and learn.
From application to graduation, UHCL is focused on the success of our students with next-level learning opportunities in and out of the classroom. With more than 90 degree programs and 100+ student organizations, we connect you with resources for you to thrive.
- UHCL is accredited by Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
- The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International.
- Key high-demand programs in the College of Science and Engineering are accredited by ABET.
- The College of Education accredited by NCATE/CAEP as well as SACS.
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. We make them even more accessible to you through the partnerships our faculty and staff have with many area corporations and businesses.
Great Cost of Living
Houston's cost of living is lower than the other five largest cities in the United States.
Our Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
On-campus housing and popular nearby apartments are available with ways to find roommates.
Active Social Life
UHCL is home to a range of different international student organizations.