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International Admissions & Student Services

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.

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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 Freshman
International Transfer
International Graduate

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International Student Services

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority Deadline - May 1
    Extended Deadline - June 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    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.

Degrees and Programs


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.


Many international students do receive scholarships of some sort.

Costs and Aid

Program Quality

  • 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.

CollegesDegrees and Programs

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. 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.

Exceptional Safety

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

University Police

Convenient Housing

On-campus housing and popular nearby apartments are available with ways to find roommates.

Campus Housing

Active Social Life

UHCL is home to a range of different international student organizations.

Student Involvement

Community Sports

You'll enjoy the chance to play recreational sports including cricket, rugby, soccer, table tennis and more.

Campus Recreation and Wellness


  • International Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2740
    Fax: 281-226-7038

    Bayou Building B2123
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 225
    Houston, TX 77058-1002